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Republicans and Democrats Brace for a Reality Check

January 30, 2016
John Harwood | The New York Times
American presidential campaigns have never been so thoroughly examined, probed and measured as in this election cycle. And the pollsters and pundits who cover them are about to get a reality check.
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Clinton, Sanders Offer Strikingly Different Messages on the Stump

January 23, 2016
Laura Meckler | The Wall Street Journal
Both make their arguments ahead of the Feb. 1 Iowa Caucuses
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The State of YOUR Union

January 12, 2016
As President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address, he will likely tell Congress and his fellow Americans that the state of the union is "strong." But do average Americans outside the Capitol feel the same? We asked people on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to describe the state of the union as they see it in just one word.
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Every Obama State of the Union in 6 Minutes

January 12, 2016
As President Obama gets ready to deliver his final State of the Union address, look back at every address he's given since taking office in 2009. What do his State of the Union speeches say about his legislative priorities? Over seven years, themes like the economy, gun violence and the war in Iraq make repeated appearances. This year, Obama will reportedly shy away from a list of priorities and instead focus on "the big things."
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GOP candidates sprint toward Iowa

December 28, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood report with just 34 days left until the Iowa caucuses the competition is heating up in the republican field. And Hillary Clinton maintains a comfortable lead over closest rival Bernie Sanders.
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