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  1. Politics

    Hang Tough, Road Warriors

    February 10, 2004 10:41 AM

    Meryl Gordon in the current issue of New York magazine lets us in on the travails of a life trailing after the candidates. The John Edwards press corps was recently stranded for an hour in 3-degree weather outside the... Continue reading

  2. Politics

    The New York Review of Books Lays Out the Press’s Pre-Iraq Failures

    February 8, 2004 01:14 PM

    Early in his hour-long interview with President Bush on "Meet the Press" today, Tim Russert (at this late date) took the stance that he, Russert, is having a hard time wrapping his head around the notion of the U.S.... Continue reading

  3. Politics

    Exit Polls and Other Temptations of the Wild West

    February 6, 2004 05:22 PM

    Herewith, two rounds in an exchange between Steve Lovelady, Managing Editor of Campaign Desk, and Jack Shafer, Editor-At-Large of Slate, inspired by Campaign Desk's articles on premature release of exit poll data and Shafer's rejoinder on Slate. Continue reading

  4. Politics

    Making Sense of It All

    January 30, 2004 12:34 PM

    In an incisive analysis in this morning's New York Times, Robin Toner captures the particular zeitgeist fueling the Democratic candidates and their supporters this time around. Toner notes that the candidates as a whole are appealing "to a far... Continue reading

  5. Politics

    Bafflegab from The Times

    January 29, 2004 02:29 PM

    The usually astute Francis X. Clines, writing from the bully pulpit of "Editorial Observer" on The New York Times editorial page today, offers up a fairly pointless, meandering piece that, in the end, goes nowhere. First, Clines tells... Continue reading

  6. Politics

    Did He or Didn’t He? Should They or Shouldn’t They?

    January 28, 2004 10:19 AM

    One thing Campaign Desk hopes to avoid is coming across like the Church Lady on Saturday Night Live...but sometimes temptation calls. This is such a time. This morning on the Imus show on MSNBC, Chris Matthews and... Continue reading

  7. Politics

    A New Hampshire Poll and $1.25 Will Buy You a Cup of Coffee

    January 26, 2004 10:10 AM

    This morning's New York Times contains an on-the-mark piece filed from New Hampshire by David E. Rosenbaum, reminding us, first, that nearly a dozen or so polls in the papers and on television have Sen. John Kerry with a... Continue reading

  8. Politics

    Say WHAT??

    January 20, 2004 11:07 AM

    Our favorite almost-comic moment of last night's cable coverage of the Iowa caucuses came when a breathless Judy Woodruff on CNN declared that a Kerry victory would be "one of the great political stories of this decade" . . .... Continue reading

  9. Politics

    The Times Gets It Right

    January 17, 2004 02:00 PM

    In this morning's New York Times, Neil A. Lewis offers a welcome respite for readers battle-fatigued from too many campaign stories without context. Writing about President Bush's stealth recess-installation of Charles W. Pickering Sr. to a federal appeals court... Continue reading

  10. Bio

    Steve Lovelady

    Steve Lovelady was editor of CJR Daily.

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