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What if candidates could say whatever they pleased without ramifications? Some of them seem to be doing just that this campaign season.

Shame and Narcissism on the Campaign Trail

What if candidates could say whatever they pleased without ramifications? Some of them seem to be doing just that this campaign season.

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Nine candidates made it to prime time last night in Las Vegas, chosen again by their standing in public opinion polls.

Truth, Promises and Public Opinion

Nine candidates made it to prime time last night in Las Vegas, chosen again by their standing in public opinion polls.

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Defeated presidential candidate Mitt Romney was tidying up his summer home in New Hampshire when he was visited by Mark Liebovich of the New York Times.

Could Romney Run Again?

Defeated presidential candidate Mitt Romney was tidying up his summer home in New Hampshire when he was visited by Mark Liebovich of the New York Times.

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