Gop Race

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Playing the Presidential Cycle

The only thing that will derail Obama's second term is a sudden pullback in the economy. The irony is that the improved conditions that we are witnessing today, the ones that will likely engineer an Obama victory, are the same ones that will potentially work against the economy during his second term.
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Canadians Want a Pipeline, Not a U.S. Campaign Issue

The presidential candidates will talk Keystone on the campaign trail as one more reason to defeat Barack Obama in November, although, historically, both U.S. political parties have taken turns advancing the U.S.-Canada relationship. It would be strange if that tradition came to grief under Barack Obama.