Negative Political Advertisements in 1988: The Blueprint for Today

March 20, 2012 10:41 am
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Negative advertisements are nothing new. They have been used for the better part of half a century in American politics. Twenty-four years later, the legacy of those negative attack ads perfected in 1988 still lives on.

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Shallow Graves

March 19, 2012 4:34 pm
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The murder of Mohammad Shafia and Tooba Yahya’s three daughters and Mohammad’s first wife raises questions for which there are no easy answers.

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“A House Divided Against Itself”: The 2012 Republican Race for the White House

March 12, 2012 8:50 am
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Super Tuesday, the first Tuesday in March of a presidential election year, is traditionally seen as both a confidence builder and a field narrower. Essentially, it is a day when ten different states hold their primary elections or caucuses to try to determine the candidate who best represents their interests in the contest to win the Republican Party presidential nomination.

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Ottawa Life Interviews NDP Candidate Niki Ashton

March 8, 2012 5:27 pm
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Niki Ashton (born September 9, 1982) is currently the New Democratic Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Churchill in Manitoba. She was first elected in the 2008 federal election. Read here for an OLM exclusive interview with NDP candidate Niki Ashton.

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Paul Dewar: He’s in to Win!

March 2, 2012 7:50 pm
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Paul W. Dewar, 48, New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for the riding of Ottawa Centre, is running a spirited campaign for the hotly contested leadership of the NDP in the wake of the untimely death of Jack Layton in August 2011. OLM’s Harvey Chartrand sits down with Dewar to discuss his plans for his candidacy for party leadership and beyond.

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