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Baer Growls Archive: September, 2012
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It's the Campaign, Stupid!
Thu, Sep 27, 2012, 9:06 AM
I really don't want to pile on Mitt while his run continues a downward spiral, but his campaign is shaping up as among the worst in memory...
Women in the Driver's Seat
Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 8:54 AM
As still more new polls emerge from key states such as Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania, one very evident and consistent aspect of the race is...
A Shameless Plug
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 8:34 AM
This is a shameless plug. Tuesday, Sept. 25 is the official release date of my book, "On the Front Lines of Pennsylvania Politics: Twenty-Five...
Kicking Mitt in Ohio
Mon, Sep 24, 2012, 8:54 AM
It might not quite be kicking Mitt while he's down (the national race remains close), but a new Obama TV ad is sure a swift kick in Ohio The...
Who's at Fault? Corbett or Obama?
Fri, Sep 21, 2012, 8:48 AM
Pennsylvania's new jobless figures are out and the state's unemployment rate is up. Question now is who gets the blame, Gov. Corbett or President...
Obama Bumps Are Not Self-Made
Thu, Sep 20, 2012, 9:22 AM
New polling numbers in key states that show President Obama in the lead really have little to do with the president or the economy performing...
The Ole End-Around
Wed, Sep 19, 2012, 8:58 AM
A candidate for the state’s highest law enforcement office is calling the old end-around to hold a fundraiser his campaign says isn’t...
There's No Joy in Mittville
Tue, Sep 18, 2012, 9:23 AM
There can be no joy in Mittville. The GOP presidential candidate with a habit of living up to the caricature the Obama campaign pushes of...
John Baer has written about politics and government for the Daily News since 1987. Neither subject ever fails to provide him with stories of policies and politicians walking on or skirting by paths to perdition.