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Archive for the 'US GOV: Election 2008' Category

Obama Makes History: JFKS Students Offer Insight

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Please enjoy these JFKS Student Editorials

The assignment, rubric and tips for editorials

Presidential Debate I

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Debate I From the University of Mississippi

Impact Of Economy On Presidential Race Examined

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

The economic news is creating even more uncertainty in the presidential race. David Brooks of The New York Times says the candidates’ response Friday was mediocre. E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post says the issue has made life difficult for John McCain and helped Barack Obama.

Listen here and dig deeper in to NPR’s coverage of this issue while you are at it.

On the Joe Biden Choice

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

It’s Biden Time (from Slate’s John Dickerson)

The Untouchable: Why nothing the press throws at Obama sticks.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

How did Barack Obama achieve superslipperiness without becoming greasy? Find out

Slate on 2008

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Click here for Slate’s complete coverage of the 2008 Campaign

McCain, Obama Focus On Economy

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama have turned their attention to the economy. McCain is discussing jobs and energy with calls for offshore drilling. Obama has met with top economic advisers, including former Bush administration officials.

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Senator Barack Obama’s Visit to Berlin

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Senator Barack Obama’s visit to Berlin on July 24 was met with large crowds and much optimism for the future of transatlantic cooperation. For more insight about the substance of Senator Obama’s speech and the importance of his visit, AICGS has compiled essays and articles from international experts and friends of the Institute

Obama And The Chicago Establishment

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Though presidential candidate Barack Obama’s campaign has been extensively covered by the media, little has been said about his roots in Chicago politics. Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, explores Obama’s tenure as a local politician for Chicago’s South Side.

Listen to the Fresh Air Segment (45 minutes)

Sites for The 2008 Primary Election Project

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

NY Times Candidate Profiles

Wall Street Journal on the 08 Race

CNN Meet the Candidates

US News and World Report Collection of Articles

Candidate Profiles form the Washington Post

Fox News Eye on the Issues

Yahoo! News Directory

Bear in mind that every candidate has their own campaign website (easy to find)