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The Insiders: November, 2012

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Is climate change poised for a comeback?

Four reasons it’s coming back on the radar.

By Carter Eskew  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/30/2012

This is what ‘no deal’ looks like in Washington

President Obama’s "offer" doesn't address the fiscal cliff problem.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/29/2012

The politics of Susan Rice

This fight is wildly different for Republicans than for President Obama

By Ed Rogers  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/29/2012

The president has a tough call

Does he cave on Susan Rice or resist Republican pressure?

By Carter Eskew  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 11/28/2012

In defense of public relations

The best strategies have an end game in mind.

By Carter Eskew  |  02:05 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Obama has a PR plan and nothing else

And why that makes sense for him.

By Ed Rogers  |  07:43 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Obama flexing his political muscle

On debt debate, he shows that experience has sharpened his political acumen.

By Carter Eskew  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Grover Norquist and Susan Rice: Odd couple in the news

Rice meets Republican doubters today; Norquist is getting less GOP love.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/26/2012

How Obama benefits from a do-nothing Washington

The ‘fiscal cliff’ debate is pointing the Democrats’ way.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Time for our government to de-leverage

By Carter Eskew  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 11/21/2012

The big ‘fiscal cliff’ story people are missing

It’s about Democrats and entitlements, not Republicans and taxes.

By Ed Rogers  |  08:39 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 11/20/2012

On entitlements, abstract aspirations meet concrete political reality [Updated]

Polling suggests voters are open to cuts in the abstract.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:34 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Republican leaders should ignore the white flag

We must be seen fighting harmful policies and class warfare.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:17 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Thank you, Bobby Jindal: No more dumb messages

The Louisiana governor urges his party to avoid any more dumb messages.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Obama needs to control the agenda

He needs to campaign in the White House like he did to get reelected.

By Carter Eskew  |  09:49 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/15/2012

GOP women, and Petraeus danger

Welcoming Cathy McMorris Rodgers to the leadership ranks, and staying mum on the military sex scandal.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/14/2012

The Important vs. The Interesting

Obama’s news conference was mostly about serious issues and his approach to governing.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Still puzzled over Ohio

The low turnout is a mystery.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:47 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 11/13/2012

The latest juicy personal and political mess

By Carter Eskew  |  12:25 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Shattering the political glass ceiling

Does the election indicate that women have finally shattered it?

By Carter Eskew  |  11:06 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Blame Karl Rove? You must be joking.

Petty jealousies from his rivals should have no lasting effect.

By Ed Rogers  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/09/2012

We are never getting back together

Republicans don’t need focus groups to determine what went wrong.

By Carter Eskew  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Keep the fiscal cliff debate in public

A public airing will help expose the ignorant and ineffective.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:32 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Democrats’ plan for the cliff? Jump.

Will they be negotiating in good faith?

By Ed Rogers  |  02:36 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 11/08/2012

The light of compromise

The swords have been sheathed after the election.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:17 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Time to move on

By Ed Rogers  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 11/07/2012

How Obama won (rather easily)

The economy wasn’t a killer issue; Romney pivoted to the middle too late.

By Carter Eskew  |  09:48 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Win some, lose a lot.

In politics, what’s supposed to happen tends to.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:44 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Which candidate would be better positioned as president?

Who could put the nation on a more secure economic and fiscal footing?

By Carter Eskew  |  11:06 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 11/05/2012

The rehabilitation of St. Barack

Politico tells how reluctant the president was to run a negative campaign. Oh please.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:46 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012

So close, but perhaps too far for Romney

A year-old Nate Silver prediction model shows why Obama may eke this one out after all.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Obama: The agent of ‘revenge’

This embittered call for retaliation flies in the face of what the American people actually want.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 11/04/2012

So, whaddyathink?

It’s mindboggling that Obama might be reelected

By Ed Rogers  |  11:40 AM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/03/2012

A good feeling about Obama

Jobs report, hurricane response bolster the president’s reelection bid.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 11/03/2012

The New York Times is unraveling

A story about Romney’s son smacks of desperation

By Ed Rogers  |  12:10 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Jobs report maintains status quo

By Carter Eskew  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Republican hopes are thin, but hope is alive

Romney seems to be closing with more energy.

By Ed Rogers  |  08:21 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Obama’s ‘Secretary of Business’: The joke finally gets a laugh

The joke finally gets a laugh.

By Ed Rogers  |  07:10 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Sandy could be a turning point for Obama

It reinforced the image of a leader good in a crisis.

By Carter Eskew  |  05:34 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Ohio is anybody’s guess

If George Voinovich can’t make a prediction...

By Ed Rogers  |  03:37 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/01/2012

The campaigns’ final messages

Obama goes blunt; Romney targets a micro-audience.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 11/01/2012

5 reasons a second Obama term would fail

Some political realities that would do the weakened president in.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:36 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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