Fact and Comment
- Iran, the Wild Card. Cook, Charlie // National Journal;5/5/2012, p16
The article reports on the possible impact of a war involving Iran on the scheduled 2012 Presidential election in the U.S. It claims that an international development, specifically an assault in the Middle East, could have a huge effect in the race between re-electionist President Barack Obama...
- From the couch to 1600 Penn. Walsh, Jim // Liberty (08941408);Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p14
The author discusses the supposed mysterious attraction of the U.S. presidency to psychologically damaged aspirants. He claims that the current officeholder is a recovering alcoholic and his successors have past full of Freudian drama. One was tortured as a prisoner of war who channeled his...
- THE WILD-CARD ELECTION. Walsh, Kenneth T. // U.S. News & World Report;7/16/2007, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p34
The article analyzes the mood of the voting populace in the United States and concludes that the 2008 presidential race will be one of the most important and unique in U.S. history. A changing populace's uncertainties of the economy, increased immigration, frustration with the Iraq War, and fear...
- ALL OF THE CANDIDATES ARE ASLEEP. McLuhan, Marshall // Saturday Evening Post;8/10/1968, Vol. 241 Issue 16, p34
Discusses the effects of television on politics in line with the 1968 U.S. presidential elections. Lessons brought by the Vietnam War to the U.S. people; Impact of television on the primaries; Implications of television for national and party politics.
- JOHN 'KO' KERRY vs. GEORGE 'BOMBER' BUSH. // Current Events;10/29/2004, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p1
This article presents information on U.S. presidential candidates John Kerry and George W. Bush. This election is sure to be one of the closest contests in recent history. An ABC News/Washington Post poll taken in early October shows it's either man's match--with 49 percent of those polled...
- The Meaning of Defeat. // Progressive;Dec2004, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p8
Focuses on the defeat of presidential candidate John Kerry in the election in the U.S. in 2004. Views of Kerry on the 2003 Iraq war; Percentage of his voters who oppose the Iraq war; Task to be performed by progressive movements following the defeat of Kerry.
- Political glass ceiling. Siegel, Jonas // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p12
The article discusses the contradiction against female presidential candidate in the U.S., which becomes a trend for 70 years because of issues concerning the Iraq war, homeland security and terrorism. According to the public survey published in March 2006, voters of female president declined....
- War top issue for gays in Dem prez race. Keen, Lisa // Bay Area Reporter;2/15/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p14
The article identifies primary issues for gays in choosing their Democratic presidential nominees in the 2008 election in the U.S. It is found that candidates' views on the war in Iraq is the top tier issue for gays. After war, gay issues are the most frequent criteria, followed by a variety of...
- Republican Insiders Verbatim. Barnes, James A. // National Journal;10/23/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 43, preceding p3192
Presents statements issued by several U.S. Republican Insiders on the influence of the issues of terrorism and the war in Iraq on the results of the presidential election in 2004.