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August 31, 2012

Does the former Christian Coalition leader’s resurgence signal a new revolution or an old racket? Continue reading

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. wave to their supporters after posing a group picture with their campaign staff at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
August 30, 2012 | Blog
The most conservative platform in the Republican party's history challenges Romney and Ryan to foster familiarity and keep their distance at the same time.
August 30, 2012

This week’s program takes a hard look at the former Christian Coalition leader’s resurgence. Does it signal a new revolution or an old racket? Continue reading

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum during a Republican Presidential debate in Tampa, Fla. September 2011 (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
March 15, 2012 | Blog

Is Gingrich’s continuing candidacy hurting or helping Santorum’s chances? Depends who you ask. Continue reading

Delegates with posters and state signs crowd down the center aisle at Convention Hall in Philadelphia during a demonstration for Gov. Thomas E. Dewey. June 1948. (AP Photo)
February 19, 2012 | Blog
Many political junkies are beginning to daydream about the kind of brokered convention of decades past — the fantasy stuff of novels, movies and plays.