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2 Articles from The Examiner • Sources

Defining "change"

Oct 15th, 2007 - The Examiner
 
As the fight for the 2008 Democratic nomination continues, "change" has emerged as a central theme. Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign banners read "Ready for Change, Ready to Lead" and she recently put out an ad entitled "Ready for Change." Sen. Barack Obama's website refers to a "Countdown to Change" and his campaign is running an ad in Iowa called "Change."
But for all the talk about "change," there is a marked distinction between the two candidates where the meaning of that...

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GOP candidates using Clintonian triangulation

Aug 28th, 2007 - The Examiner
 
This month, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani released ads on immigration. While the ads have attracted attention because they evidence a brewing war between the two frontrunners, the real story is that both also show a trend towards Republicans adopting a new strategy of "triangulation."
Whereas Bill Clinton's triangulation, debuted during the 1992 presidential campaign, entailed distinguishing himself from both the policies of...

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