FUNT COLUMNS



Liz, Don't Jump!
PUBLISHED: December 16, 2014
Many eyes on 2016 prize.
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My Cable-TV Grudge
PUBLISHED: December 5, 2014
Comcast serves up a turkey.
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Easy Does It
PUBLISHED: November 25, 2014
Winslow's roots are strong.
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My Mom's Success
PUBLISHED: November 18, 2014
She was measured by different metrics.
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Penny Wise and Parks Foolish
PUBLISHED: November 14, 2014
Our parks should be free for all.
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Youíve Got Spam!
PUBLISHED: November 7, 2014
The junk in AOL's trunk.
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It's Okay, Really
PUBLISHED: October 30, 2014
America is slowly filling its tank.
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The Ticket Game
PUBLISHED: October 27, 2014
How much to attend the World Series?
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Thoughts About Whatchamacallit
PUBLISHED: October 15, 2014
Remember your rights!
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Baseball Drinks Up and Dumbs Down
PUBLISHED: October 2, 2014
Clubhouse celebrations are too much already.
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Curses, Fooled Again!
PUBLISHED: September 27, 2014
Peter sums up the TV Land experience for The New York Times.
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Gillibrand Is Offside
PUBLISHED: September 22, 2014
Senator's new book hurts her cause.
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Hillary's Puzzling Demo Gap
PUBLISHED: June 9, 2014
What polls show about her peers.
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Class Act
PUBLISHED: May 5, 2014
Some advice for graduates.
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Sterling's Message
PUBLISHED: April 28, 2014
The struggle continues.
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Media Drones
PUBLISHED: April 21, 2014
New media flying low.
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Doo Dah, Back at You
PUBLISHED: April 15, 2014
Everyone loves a parade.
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Phone Lost, Friends Found
PUBLISHED: April 10, 2014
Airport proves to be a pleasant place.
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Foul Balls
PUBLISHED: April 1, 2014
A new season, with nagging problems.
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The Plane! The Plane!
PUBLISHED: March 21, 2014
More theories than news.
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Pay Attention to This
PUBLISHED: March 10, 2014
Will technology drive us crazy?
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2016 Crystal Ball
PUBLISHED: February 24, 2014
Picking a president.
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TV Goes for the Gold
PUBLISHED: February 17, 2014
Programming's perfect storm.
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Looking at the Law
PUBLISHED: February 6, 2014
Real or sanitized?
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Viewers Really Ad Up
PUBLISHED: January 31, 2014
Cue the puppy!
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Water Woes Out West
PUBLISHED: January 1, 2014
Drought plagues Golden State.
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2014 Precap
PUBLISHED: December 31, 2013
A full year's news!
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They, Too, Will Be Missed
PUBLISHED: December 23, 2013
Saying goodbye.
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Do You Hear What I Hear?
PUBLISHED: December 12, 2013
Name that tune!
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Through the Looking Glass
PUBLISHED: December 6, 2013
Who's snooping on whom?
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Jimmy Kimmel Trips and Viewers Fall
PUBLISHED: November 11, 2013
Candy stunt is simply too cruel.
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A Game of and for the Ages
PUBLISHED: November 4, 2013
Arizona's fields of dreams.
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A Royal Scam
PUBLISHED: October 28, 2013
School offer doesn't ring true.
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Siri Tells All
PUBLISHED: October 8, 2013
Can it (gasp!) be true?
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Rushing Print's Demise
PUBLISHED: October 3, 2013
Doubling down? Or out?
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Marylandís Courage
PUBLISHED: September 26, 2013
Rising to the gun challenge.
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Happy Holidays!
PUBLISHED: September 24, 2013
And not a minute too soon.
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Hi-Tech Harvest
PUBLISHED: September 12, 2013
Drones and robots
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A-Jam Enters the Mix
PUBLISHED: August 23, 2013
Big news in TV coverage.
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Chilling News
PUBLISHED: August 9, 2013
Warming concerns heat up.
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Betwixt and Between
PUBLISHED: August 8, 2013
The Globe, The Post, and us.
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Autocorrect Calls This 'Guilin'
PUBLISHED: August 6, 2013
Do chimpanzees need iPads?
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Pervs in the Press
PUBLISHED: August 2, 2013
How low can the tabloids go?
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Monitoring Media
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2013
A sizzling summer around the dial.
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Postcard from Dublin
PUBLISHED: July 16, 2013
Irish eyes are smiling.
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TV on Trial
PUBLISHED: July 15, 2013
Cameras fail in court.
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Fog in the Sunshine State
PUBLISHED: July 1, 2013
Trial won't reveal much.
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A Newsworthy Week
PUBLISHED: June 27, 2013
Headlines tell different stories.
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An E-Z Fix
PUBLISHED: June 21, 2013
More taxes should be progressive.
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Mister, Mister
PUBLISHED: June 5, 2013
Are we on a first-name basis?
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What is a Journalist?
PUBLISHED: May 30, 2013
Is pay a requisite?
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BYOB: Bring Your Own Bag
PUBLISHED: May 23, 2013

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Getting it Wrong
PUBLISHED: May 15, 2013
Little has changed since Cronkite's day.
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Keep Those Catalogs Cominí
PUBLISHED: May 14, 2013
Hammacher Schlemmer and me.
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Wide Options, Narrow Interests
PUBLISHED: May 7, 2013
Cutting the cord to spite your enjoyment.
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Rambunctious Raccoons
PUBLISHED: April 30, 2013
Strangers in the night.
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Boots in Boston
PUBLISHED: April 22, 2013
Legacy media prevail.
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The Will to Win
PUBLISHED: April 19, 2013
Just give us an enemy.
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Steal This Video
PUBLISHED: April 12, 2013
Times and media are a changin'.
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April Fools
PUBLISHED: April 1, 2013
The joke's on media.
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Juvenile Injustice
PUBLISHED: March 21, 2013
Kids, even violent ones, are not adults.
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Our Disposable Culture
PUBLISHED: March 6, 2013
Shrinking the past.
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Home Free
PUBLISHED: March 5, 2013
Yahoo's got it all wrong.
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Seeing Is Deceiving
PUBLISHED: February 4, 2013
Obama's regrettable gun photo.
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Hearing Misses the Target
PUBLISHED: January 30, 2013
No progress on guns.
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Striking a Presidential Pose
PUBLISHED: January 22, 2013
How presidents face the camera.
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Fussing Over the Distaff Staff
PUBLISHED: January 15, 2013
Opportunity or optics?
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News Flash: Internet Rants Aren't News
PUBLISHED: January 11, 2013
Mixing media and messages.
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Viewing or Gorging?
PUBLISHED: January 8, 2013
24 episodes in 72 hours.
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Protecting School Kids
PUBLISHED: January 2, 2013
What could be more precious?
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2013 Precap
PUBLISHED: December 27, 2012
Forecasting the New Year's news.
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Hair Today
PUBLISHED: December 24, 2012
Can't Buy Me Locks?
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Language Resolutions
PUBLISHED: December 18, 2012
Plenty to stop sayin'.
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Alarms, True and False
PUBLISHED: December 14, 2012
Good points not always good arguments.
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The Joke's on Whom?
PUBLISHED: December 9, 2012
Pranking in the digital age.
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Biased About Bias
PUBLISHED: December 6, 2012
Do media lean left or right?
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Oh, by Golly
PUBLISHED: November 29, 2012
Holiday music flashes back.
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Lindsey, Stoned and Pilloried
PUBLISHED: November 26, 2012
Facebook photo sparks rage.
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Poll Withdrawal
PUBLISHED: November 20, 2012
Bored? Take a poll.
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Americans Deserve Answers
PUBLISHED: November 15, 2012
Here's a handy post-election Q&A.
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It's You
PUBLISHED: November 8, 2012
It ain't rocket science.
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Our Status Is Quo
PUBLISHED: November 7, 2012
What next for America?
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Man for the Moment
PUBLISHED: November 2, 2012
Obama deserves your vote.
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Lotteries are Losers
PUBLISHED: October 12, 2012
Government's bad bet.
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Weak Debate, Awful TV
PUBLISHED: October 4, 2012
Rocky Mountain Low
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New Formats Muddy Debates
PUBLISHED: September 27, 2012
Will form trump substance?
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App Seeks Your Vote
PUBLISHED: September 14, 2012
A real stumper.
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We're In This Together
PUBLISHED: September 7, 2012
Are we better off?
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Tampa Tidings
PUBLISHED: August 31, 2012
Is it real, or is it politics?
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Decisions, Decisions
PUBLISHED: August 24, 2012
Some voters just don't get it.
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'Al' and 'Joe' Lead the Spam Squad
PUBLISHED: August 12, 2012
Campaign e-mails run wild.
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Battle of the Placards
PUBLISHED: July 27, 2012
The latest in podium politics.
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Lipstick Commentary
PUBLISHED: July 23, 2012
The look for conservative women on TV.
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BUSTS at the Ballpark
PUBLISHED: July 12, 2012
Umps and scorers strike out.
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Nothing to Crow About
PUBLISHED: June 13, 2012
What nature puts in our path.
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Tuned Out
PUBLISHED: June 5, 2012
What's Congress doing?
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Undecided? About What?
PUBLISHED: May 25, 2012
$2 billion in needless campaign ads.
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Lowest Content Denominator
PUBLISHED: May 23, 2012
You get what you pay for.
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Hillary Speculation Won't Die
PUBLISHED: May 16, 2012
Will she replace Biden?
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Funny Money
PUBLISHED: April 25, 2012
That's "big" with a "b."
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Martin Case Goes Beyond Race
PUBLISHED: April 14, 2012
Why Stand Your Ground won't work.
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Empty Interviews
PUBLISHED: April 9, 2012
Live interviews come up short.
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Voice Lessons
PUBLISHED: March 28, 2012
When machines talk, we listen.
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Rise of the 1 Percent
PUBLISHED: March 24, 2012
Are you in the group?
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Free Agent Fans
PUBLISHED: March 15, 2012
Want to root for a team? Buy stock.
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Media Bashing
PUBLISHED: March 12, 2012
Don't shoot the messenger.
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Sweet Nothin's
PUBLISHED: February 24, 2012
We're a tabloid nation now.
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Keep SCOTUS In Camera, Not on It
PUBLISHED: February 22, 2012
Justices not ready for prime time.
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Slip Slidin' Away
PUBLISHED: February 17, 2012
From the mouths of candidates.
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Obama Does What?
PUBLISHED: February 11, 2012
How the press sees it.
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How Class Warfare Begins
PUBLISHED: February 11, 2012
Life in the high-roller lane.
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Break the College Textbook Racket
PUBLISHED: February 8, 2012
Who needs a $200 textbook?
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GOP Faces the Odds
PUBLISHED: January 28, 2012
Which candidate has the edge?
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At the End of Our Rope?
PUBLISHED: January 17, 2012
We're hurting, and divided.
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Big Media's Latest Mistake
PUBLISHED: January 13, 2012
Citizens belong in the bleachers.
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Theater for Twits
PUBLISHED: January 8, 2012
Welcome to the tweet seats.
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Porcini Parade
PUBLISHED: January 2, 2012
There's money in them thar mushrooms.
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2012 Precap
PUBLISHED: December 28, 2011
News for the coming year.
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Where Charity Begins
PUBLISHED: December 21, 2011
Use a triage system.
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Campaigns are an Open Book
PUBLISHED: December 9, 2011
Winning votes or readers?
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Better with Age?
PUBLISHED: December 7, 2011
Brain freezes and oops moments.
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How to Fix the Debates
PUBLISHED: December 1, 2011
Earn votes, not ratings.
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Four I'll Miss
PUBLISHED: November 29, 2011
Giants who began in print.
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Crazy, Lazy Politics
PUBLISHED: November 18, 2011
The president's critics go soft.
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Chatter Box
PUBLISHED: November 17, 2011
TV turns to more meaningless gab.
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Dancing with the GOP
PUBLISHED: November 10, 2011
All 8 candidates deserve your support!
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Trap and Release
PUBLISHED: November 4, 2011
Arizona's immigration mess.
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Where's the Rub?
PUBLISHED: October 12, 2011
So much media, so little news.
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Save Our Books!
PUBLISHED: October 5, 2011
Students ask, "What's a library?"
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Nader Just Won't Learn
PUBLISHED: September 28, 2011
With friends like this, who needs political enemies?
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All the World's a Stage
PUBLISHED: September 23, 2011
Everyone's tuned in.
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No-Pledge Pledge
PUBLISHED: September 19, 2011
Politicians like being cornered.
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Hold the Applause
PUBLISHED: September 10, 2011
Death is nothing to cheer about.
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Tarnished State
PUBLISHED: September 3, 2011
California is hurting.
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Hair Raising
PUBLISHED: August 26, 2011
New media are losing perspective.
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Heads Up in 2012
PUBLISHED: August 22, 2011
Winning by a hair.
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Political Enemies Within
PUBLISHED: August 16, 2011
Right and left are tugging at the center.
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Money Squawks
PUBLISHED: August 10, 2011
Banks keep nickel and diming us.
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Justitia, Open Your Eyes
PUBLISHED: August 1, 2011
Our courts must look deeper.
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Closing the Book
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2011
Borders will be missed.
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Patriotic Purchasing
PUBLISHED: July 15, 2011
Do we care if it's made in the USA?
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Summer Flings
PUBLISHED: July 11, 2011
No vacation for presidential hopefuls.
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Along the Twitter Trail
PUBLISHED: July 6, 2011
Politicians go social.
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Obscene Video Violence
PUBLISHED: July 1, 2011
Court decision raises new questions.
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In God We Vote
PUBLISHED: June 23, 2011
Separation of church and politics.
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Coke or Pepsi? Form or Substance?
PUBLISHED: June 15, 2011
CNN's debate tactics.
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Judicial Depravity
PUBLISHED: June 14, 2011
Kids are not adults, it's really that simple.
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Daydream Believer
PUBLISHED: June 11, 2011
Imagine what you could be reading right now.
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It's All About Respect
PUBLISHED: June 9, 2011
The Dangerfield in all of us.
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Signs of Confusion
PUBLISHED: June 2, 2011
Does the sign mean zig or zag?
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Baseball's Alcohol Problem
PUBLISHED: May 23, 2011
MLB should take action.
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The bin Laden News Trove
PUBLISHED: May 9, 2011
It's all in the details.
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Uppity
PUBLISHED: May 4, 2011
Looking at White and black.
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Do It Yourself (Poorly)
PUBLISHED: May 3, 2011
Is this the age of mediocrity?
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Burn This Letter
PUBLISHED: April 25, 2011
Good speeches don't come in the mail.
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Snooze Control
PUBLISHED: April 18, 2011
How to keep FAA workers from dozing.
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G Whiz
PUBLISHED: April 14, 2011
What's goin' on with our speech?
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No Rx for Trips to the DL
PUBLISHED: April 8, 2011
Give me a break (or strain)!
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Keeping Secrets
PUBLISHED: April 2, 2011
Does what we don't know hurt us?
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You Call This an Odyssey?
PUBLISHED: March 22, 2011
Operation Name That Operation.
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Defunding or Defanging?
PUBLISHED: March 18, 2011
The buzz about NPR and PBS.
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Vendor of Smiles
PUBLISHED: March 16, 2011
"...like grandma made!"
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$pring Training
PUBLISHED: March 10, 2011
How much for a seat on the lawn?
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Strike Up the Bland
PUBLISHED: March 2, 2011
GOP runs for...cover.
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It's in the Mail
PUBLISHED: February 25, 2011
Postal cuts cause deep wounds.
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Watching Congress
PUBLISHED: February 15, 2011
How subjective should C-SPAN be?
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Taking Exception
PUBLISHED: February 2, 2011
Playing catch-phrase politics.
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The Bachmann Express
PUBLISHED: January 26, 2011
Adding to the Iowa chill.
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The Newswatch Never Stops
PUBLISHED: January 21, 2011
...Nor should it.
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In Other News.
PUBLISHED: January 20, 2011
Monday, Monday.
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A Wiki Education
PUBLISHED: January 18, 2011
About textbooks and facts.
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Air Raid
PUBLISHED: January 12, 2011
Why conservative broadcasters win the war of words.
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Clubbed
PUBLISHED: January 4, 2011
Groucho would have been a bad shopper.
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2011 Precap
PUBLISHED: Janurary 1, 2011
What's certain to happen in the New Year.
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Voluntary Tax Break
PUBLISHED: December 23, 2010
What better time to reward volunteers?
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Crying Game
PUBLISHED: December 15, 2010
Who's sobbing now?
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For Better or Worse?
PUBLISHED: December 13, 2010
Obama supporters should get real.
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It's Really "Capital" Hill
PUBLISHED: December 7, 2010
Show me the money.
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Hunting for Heroes
PUBLISHED: November 30, 2010
Can we be trained as heroes?
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Gee, Thanks
PUBLISHED: November 23, 2010
It's a long haul at the mall.
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Low-Tone Security
PUBLISHED: November 16, 2010
We don't need security "theater."
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$2 Billion in BS
PUBLISHED: November 9, 2010
What's the price tag on honest reporting?
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The Winning Way
PUBLISHED: November 4, 2010
Politicians should study sports.
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Fear of Flying
PUBLISHED: October 25, 2010
What else worries Juan Williams?
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Out of the Mine
PUBLISHED: October 14, 2010
A genuine feel-good moment.
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A Fund for All Reasons
PUBLISHED: October 7, 2010
Secret money flows into political campaigns.
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Too Funny for Words
PUBLISHED: October 1, 2010
Nothing bleepin' changes in TV.
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The Rub Off Effect
PUBLISHED: September 29, 2010
News is everywhere, and nowhere.
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Fair or Foul?
PUBLISHED: September 21, 2010
Is Jeter a cheater?
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Can the Internet Save Main Street?
PUBLISHED: September 19, 2010
Hope for The Shop Around the Corner.
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A Message to Unlikely Voters
PUBLISHED: September 12, 2010
"Present" is no option.
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Smile Index
PUBLISHED: September 7, 2010
American are remarkably resilient.
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Customer Service Travels Well
PUBLISHED: September 1, 2010
Hotels up, airlines down.
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Basic Fairness
PUBLISHED: August 20, 2010
A Rush to Poor Judgment
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Race Against Time
PUBLISHED: JULY 25, 2010
Lessons from the Sherrod Affair
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Penny Wise and Fan Foolish
PUBLISHED: JULY 22, 2010
Who's Getting Taken Out at the Ballgame?
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Link to This
PUBLISHED: JULY 15, 2010
Be an Internet superstar!
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The Avatar Candidate
PUBLISHED: JULY 13, 2010
Whitman's tech trek in California.
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King James Version
PUBLISHED: JULY 12, 2010
The summer's biggest story gets even bigger.
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The Daily Content
PUBLISHED: JULY 6, 2010
The new dirty word in communications.
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General Everything
PUBLISHED: JULY 1, 2010
Too many jobs for one man?
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Studying the T-Threat
PUBLISHED: JUNE 23, 2010
When words fail us.
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Tough Sell
PUBLISHED: JUNE 14, 2010
What's BP buying with ad dollars?
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If I Ran a High School
PUBLISHED: JUNE 9, 2010
Here's what I'd like to change.
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Info Addiction
PUBLISHED: JUNE 3, 2010
Do we really need to know all that?
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Up Front in America
PUBLISHED: MAY 24, 2010
The news from many corners.
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Gore's New Gang
PUBLISHED: MAY 20, 2010
Harnessing youth power.
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We Are the Wonks
PUBLISHED: MAY 19, 2010
To the tune of "We Are the World."
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High-Priced Diplomacy
PUBLISHED: MAY 13, 2010
Imagining the hot commencement speeches.
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Closed Open
PUBLISHED: MAY 12, 2010
Restrictive rules hurt U.S. Open golf fans.
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A Standup President
PUBLISHED: May 3, 2010
Do we need a Commander-in-Schtick?
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Cover Story
PUBLISHED: APRIL 29, 2010
Is it fair to fiddle with photos?
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Where did journalism classes go?
PUBLISHED: APRIL 26, 2010
High schools are feeling the pinch.
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Spit Ball
PUBLISHED: APRIL 22, 2010
Major Leaguers are all wet.
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Stuck in the Spin Cycle
PUBLISHED: APRIL 15, 2010
Too much political spin makes you dizzy.
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Got Apps?
PUBLISHED: APRIL 8, 2010
America's economy is riding on iIdeas.
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The Coca-Cola Column
PUBLISHED: APRIL 1, 2010
Cash meets crass.
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Taxes Make Dull Tools
PUBLISHED: MARCH 11, 2010
Raising awareness, or money?
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Polls Apart
PUBLISHED: MARCH 5, 2010
How do you feel? Take a poll.
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Branded
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 25, 2010
How many URL ads are too many?
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Obama's X Factors
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 18, 2010
Taking stock after Year One.
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2010 Precap
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 26, 2009
A look at the news to come.
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Reality TV
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 23, 2009
Is it real? Or is it television?
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Palin the Pundit
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 9, 2009
Does she merit a WaPo forum?
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Dorm Norms
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 1, 2009
Allowing roommates to be of opposite sex.
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Black Thursday
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 30, 2009
Newspapers err in holiday pricing.
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Flu Symptoms
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 17, 2009
H1N1 forces focus on health care.
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Cable's Lessons
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 4, 2009
A Net revolution, and a rerun.
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Pricey Democracy
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 15, 2009
Can we afford information "have-nots"?
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For Kids, All Work Won't Work
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
Fitness and fun count, too.
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Who's Playing Politics with Kids?
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
GOP steps up the book battle.
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Profiling 2.0
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 20, 2009
How Americans look at each other.
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Rules of the Road
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 2, 2009
What MapQuest fails to mention.
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To the Dogs
PUBLISHED: JULY 29, 2009
The disturbing appeal of MMA.
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Never Say Never
PUBLISHED: JULY 24, 2009
Fortunately, there will be more Cronkites.
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Baseball's Bat and Gall
PUBLISHED: JULY 16, 2009
Isn't safe better than sorry?
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I've Got Plenty to Disclose
PUBLISHED: JULY 11, 2009
How much disclosure is too much?
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Fire Alarms
PUBLISHED: JUNE 30, 2009
Privatization of public services is dangerous.
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The Joke's on Newsweek
PUBLISHED: JUNE 15, 2009
After 'Guest Editor,' what's next?
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Listen Up, Class of '09
PUBLISHED: MAY 22, 2009
What commencement speakers might have said.
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Flu-Bugged
PUBLISHED: MAY 8, 2009
Caught between a cough and Katrina.
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Big-League Slump
PUBLISHED: APRIL 20, 2009
Baseball's a barometer in tough times.
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Bad News
PUBLISHED: APRIL 11, 2009
Publishing decisions from the Hall of Horrors.
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Snit Fit
PUBLISHED: APRIL 1, 2009
The latest Internet breakthrough.
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Watch Words
PUBLISHED: MARCH 26, 2009
It's the wrong time for conspicuous consumption.
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Newt's Ad Game
PUBLISHED: MARCH 16, 2009
If ads fail, what about used cars?
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Rx for Confusion
PUBLISHED: MARCH 9, 2009
Should prescription drugs be advertised on TV?
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Times for a Smile
PUBLISHED: MARCH 3, 2009
Bad times leave us all wondering.
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Google Is Watching
PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 9, 2009
Do Owellian images go too far?
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Coulter Chronicles
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 22, 2009
Self-promotion reaches new heights.
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Obama's Inaugural Speech
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 19, 2009
What the new president might say.
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Caroline, You Know
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 30, 2008
A senator should be a better speaker.
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Free Time
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 28, 2008
Stopping the clocks on New Year's Eve.
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2009 Precap
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 24, 2008
Here's a year's worth of news.
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Trillion: The New Billion
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 11, 2008
What's wrong with a few more zeros?
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Penny Wise
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 5, 2008
Please don't dump the one-cent coin.
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Tapped Out
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 29, 2008
Is Obama going to the well too often?
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Fake ‘Honors’ Con Kids
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 24, 2008
Marketers sell expensive trips based on false hopes.
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Pirates of Petroleum
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 21, 2008
Modern marauders have good PR sense.
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I'm Available
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 14, 2008
Team Obama should put me to work.
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The Full Effect
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 7, 2008
If not Bradley, then which "effects" affected Obama?
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Taking Pride
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 30, 2008
An Obama presidency will bring change...in us.
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Dirty Air
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 23, 2008
Right, left, and little in the middle.
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Fear and Money
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 18, 2008
Two issues weigh on voters' minds.
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Get Me to Main Street!
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 10, 2008
Imagining what's next for the Journal.
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Palin's Prospects
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
Which Sarah will show up to debate?
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Undecided?
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2008
These voters must be comatose.
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What Hillary Must Do
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 13, 2008
Only Clinton Can Counter Palin.
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10 Questions for Palin
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 9, 2008
Voters deserve honest answers from the potential Veep.
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The DNC's TV Blackout
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 29, 2008
Networks were too busy talking to cover the speeches.
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Race in '08
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 27, 2008
Obama shouldn't duck the racial issue.
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Watch your step when traveling.
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 25, 2008
Putting a leash on hotels' pet policies.
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Wake Me in November
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 7, 2008
Little excitement in this campaign bout.
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Campaign Lingo
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 2, 2008
Pundits pivot for terms with traction.
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Pointers for McCain
PUBLISHED: JULY 24, 2008
Is victory possible...at The Times?
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What's in a Middle Name?
PUBLISHED: JULY 19, 2008
Are we all "Hussein" or "Sidney"?
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That New Yorker Cover
PUBLISHED: JULY 18, 2008
You can't tell a book by its cover, but many try.
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Ha!
PUBLISHED: JULY 10, 2008
"Ha" is nothing to snicker about.
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Cable's Winners and Losers
PUBLISHED: JUNE 28, 2008
Winners and losers in the cable campaign.
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Inside the Margins
PUBLISHED: JUNE 15, 2008
The "margin of error" way of life.
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Minor League Monikers
PUBLISHED: JUNE 9, 2008
There's Big-League fun in Minor-League names.
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Obama’s ‘West Wing’ Connection
PUBLISHED: MAY 26, 2008
How the TV show was modeled after the candidate-to-be.
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The GIBSON Awards
PUBLISHED: MAY 19, 2008
Picking the greatest campaign blunders.
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High-Powered Punditry
PUBLISHED: MAY 12, 2008
A handy guide to upcoming political news.
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Shark Bites Candidates!
PUBLISHED: APRIL 28, 2008
Shark attack creates media feeding frenzy.
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My Two E-Friends
PUBLISHED: APRIL 23, 2008
How many e-mails can Barack and Hillary send?
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Guns on Campus
PUBLISHED: APRIL 15, 2008
Guns on campus deserve a failing grade.
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Hillary Clinton’s Stumped for Metrics
PUBLISHED: APRIL 7, 2008
Hillary searches for new campaign metrics.
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Politics And Publishing
PUBLISHED: APRIL 2, 2008
News on the Net means bad news on the doorstep.
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Super-Superdelegates
PUBLISHED: MARCH 17, 2008
Six superdelegates have the real super powers.
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Liquids, Gels and a Blog
PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 25, 2008
How many days of “orangeness” do our airports need?
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Volunteers Need a Break
PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 13, 2008
Give the nation’s volunteers a tax break.
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Dialing for Delegates
PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 12, 2008
How the telephone connects the campaign.
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A Gathering of the Hopeful
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 27, 2008
Inside an Obama phone room.
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Debate Tactics
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 16, 2007
Please don’t throw Hillary in the briar patch.
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The Pledge
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 1, 2007
Tim Russert and mates need better debate questions.
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It’s Not Democracy. It’s a Sub.
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 10, 2007
Minute-by-minute polling proves very little.
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Quiet Campuses
PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 4, 2007
Where’s the outrage on U.S. campuses?
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What’s in a Name?
PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 21, 2007
Hillary launches her single-name campaign.
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