In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, August 1, 2012

9:50 am || Departs White House 11:15 am || Arrives Mansfield, Ohio 11:40 am || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Mansfield Central Park 2:30 pm || Departs Mansfield 3:00 pm || Arrives Akron, Ohio 3:35 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; John S. Knight Center 5:05 pm || Departs Akron 6:30 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern

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Romney Will Enjoy the Last Gaffe

Gaffes? I don’t think so. If Americans bought the story lines put out by the press on Republican candidates, Jimmy Carter would have served out his second term before handing off to eight years of Walter Mondale, John Kerry would be wrapping up his second term, and so forth. Mitt Romney has been traveling abroad telling the truth. The only gaffes that Romney has committed

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Obama to Unveil a Detailed Agenda

President Obama Monday said that by this fall he will unveil an agenda for his second term, adding meat to the bones of a campaign that has been criticized as lacking substance and consumed by attacks on Obama’s opponent, Mitt Romney. Obama, who spoke at a fundraiser in New York City, suggested there would be a shift from his current strategy of relentless negative attacks.

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Obama: I Would Win if the Election Were Today

President Obama says he thinks he would win the election if voters went to the polls today. Speaking at a fundraiser in New York City Monday, Obama acknowledged the contest would be close, and he urged supporters to help him stay ahead. So upshot is if the election were held today, I think it would be close  but I think we’d win.  And we now

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Obama Says Jefferson and Adams Were Nasty Campaigners Too

President Obama Monday compared his relentless negative campaigning to that of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, suggesting the accusations lobbed back and forth in the 1800 campaign justified his own resort to the low road. Speaking at a fundraiser Tuesday in New York City, Obama indicated the attacks on Mitt Romney, which independent observers have branded as in some cases false, were in the grand

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