Matthew Dowd

ABC News

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Political commentator for ABC News and founding partner of ViaNovo, an international-management and communications consulting firm; chief strategist for then-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; chief campaign strategist for the Bush-Cheney 2004 re-election campaign

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At the Ronald Reagan Library near Los Angeles last night, CNN moderators were determined to generate conflict.

The Showdown in Simi Valley

At the Ronald Reagan Library near Los Angeles last night, CNN moderators were determined to generate conflict.

from To the Point

In last night’s speech to the nation,   President Obama announced executive action   to protect up to five million undocumented workers from deportation.

President Obama Goes It Alone

In last night’s speech to the nation, President Obama announced executive action to protect up to five million undocumented workers from deportation.

from To the Point

The Presidential election is close.  Mitt Romney  makes a speech;  Barack Obama  appears on a talk show, a super PAC saturates the airwaves with an ad...

Campaign Strategy and Science

The Presidential election is close. Mitt Romney makes a speech; Barack Obama appears on a talk show, a super PAC saturates the airwaves with an ad...

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