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Political Rounddown: Republican Presidential Candidates

Political Rounddown

 

  The 2012 presidential election is a mere 16 months away so naturally no one is talking about anything but election news.  At this juncture, Obama would seem like the heavy favorite since he is the incumbent with some national security victories, and he isn’t answerable for anything too disastrous yet.  Unfortunately for him, history tells us he is still very vulnerable because his economic policies aren’t perceived as very strong or successful; the longer the economy (in particular the unemployment rate) continues to flounder, the more Obama’s re-election bid will suffer. Continue reading