Month: January 2008

Guiliani Strikes Out

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For Giuliani, a Dizzying Free-Fall
By MICHAEL POWELL and MICHAEL COOPER
Published: January 30, 2008
As Rudolph W. Giuliani ponders his political mortality, many observers point to the hubris and strategic miscalculations that plagued his campaign.

McCain Defeats Romney in Florida Vote
By MICHAEL COOPER and MEGAN THEE
Published: January 30, 2008
Senator John McCain won the biggest delegate prize so far in a closely contested primary. After finishing third, Rudolph W. Giuliani is likely to endorse Mr. McCain, officials said.

Seeking a Change, but Finding Few Choices
By ADAM NOSSITER
Published: January 30, 2008
Democrats hope to make inroads in southern states that went solidly for President Bush in the last two elections, but that hope may be unrealistic.

State of the Union 2008

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Bush Speech Focuses on War and Taxes
By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
Published: January 29, 2008
Facing an unstable economy and an unfinished war, President Bush used his final State of the Union address to call for passage of his tax rebate package and patience in Iraq.

A Defiant Look at What Little Lies Ahead
By STEVEN LEE MYERS
Published: January 29, 2008
The question of President Bush’s relevance coursed through an address that avoided reflection on his legacy.

Camelot ’08 Overshadows Bush Speech
By ALESSANDRA STANLEY
Published: January 29, 2008
President Bush’s State of the Union address was eclipsed by the image of Caroline Kennedy and Senator Edward M. Kennedy anointing Senator Barack Obama as the true successor to John F. Kennedy.