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September 2012


Ann Coulter Says Al Sharpton and Fellow Liberals Play The Race Card

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Pugnacious conservative commentator and eight time bestselling author Ann Coulter is out with a new book on race that is bound to provoke and upset, in true Coulter fashion.

In Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama, Coulter posits that the left consistently plays the "race card" in ...

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Coulter, Ann
Sharpton, Al
2012 presidential election
Obama, Barack
Romney, Mitt
race

Conservative PAC Accuses Obama Of Using Poll-Tested 'Scare Words'

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A conservative political action committee known for its slick but often controversial political advertisements is planning a new ad accusing President Barack Obama of using "scare words" to manipulate voters.

The National Republican Trust PAC, founded in 2008 by former investigative journalist Scott ...

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Republican Party
Obama, Barack
advertising
2012 presidential election
Obama administration
Democratic Party
Wright, Jeremiah
CPAC

Study: Small Business Owners Favor Obama Despite 'You Didn't Build That' Comments

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Small business owners believe President Barack Obama would be more supportive of them than GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney, according to a new study by George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management with local services site Thumbtack.

The majority of small business ...

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small business
Obama, Barack
Romney, Mitt
2012 presidential election

Valerie Jarrett Put ‘Inappropriate’ Political Pressure On Energy Stimulus Head

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For months, Republicans have argued that political pressure from the White House may have been responsible for the government's loan to Solyndra, the now-infamous failed solar power company.

But a new book uncovers another glaring example of political pressure under President Barack Obama's stimulus ...

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Jarrett, Valerie
Obama, Barack
economic stimulus
solar energy
nuclear power
Department of Energy

Will-i-am Not Making Michelle Her Own Video

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Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am was down with first lady Michelle Obama's convention speech, but says he has no plans to make it into a political video like he did with President Barack Obama's "Yes We Can" mantra in 2008.

The pop superstar says he's still as smitten with the Obamas as he was in ...

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Obama, Michelle