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With the nation abuzz about presidential politics, HBO has added a colorful portrait to the political landscape with the film Game Change–the story of the vice presidential nomination of Sarah Palin in 2008, directed by Jay Roach and based on the book by journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin. Game Change reveals the inner-workings of the John McCain [...]
Gaffes are certainly nothing new to politics, and they have sunk many a campaign before. Rick Perry now joins the stage with the worst in a long list of political gaffes, featuring many would-be candidates among his colleagues. Though Perry’s gaffe has its own tragic flavor to it, because the Texan came out swinging [...]
Now ruling America is a black man from our continent, an African from Arab descent, from Muslim descent, and this is something we never imagined – that from Reagan we would get to Barakeh Obama. He is someone I consider a friend. He knows he is a son of Africa. Regardless of his [...]
The Illinois court system has had its hands full deciding whether a challenge to Rahm Emanuel’s residency in his bid for mayor should stand. On Monday, the Appellate Court overturned a Board of Elections decision and removed Emanuel from the ballot, prompting the Supreme Court of Illinois to reverse the decision and order Rahm [...]