Rick Davis

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Meghan McCain is concerned that quite a bit more than what appeared about her in Game Change will find its way into the HBO film. Where might they find such dirt? Ironically, in McCain's own book, Dirty Sexy Politics.
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Palin rattles off a good game about Big Oil and lobbyists. Yet government documents reveal that a top aide of hers served as a lobbyist for BP Amoco from 1999-2000, receiving payments through his former lobbying firm the Mercury Group.
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There is an air of both tragedy and farce as the Arizona Republican primary for the United States Senate comes to a conclusion this Tuesday. Incumbent John McCain has been forced into the sludge against an unworthy opponent, J.D. Hayworth, in what is likely to be the final campaign of his political career. He may have once branded himself a political reformer, but with John McCain, the democratic process has always come with a price attached.
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Game Change is interesting, but there's not much in it that wasn't already known. It's not a strong analytical book.
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It's time for McCain to tell the truth about his campaign and, rather than blame his own failures on "the stock market crash," to accept responsibility for his lack of economic credibility and his selection of a running mate.
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Rarely has a national election been so fiercely challenged, so infused with meaning, so weighted by widely swinging dramatic arcs, and so blessed by such an engrossing cast of characters.
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October has not been a good month for Rick Davis, the notorious uber-lobbyist who's also managing John McCain's failed campaign
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By breaking the nexus between lobbyists and government departments, Obama is doing something that hasn't been done before. He has raised the ethical bar higher than any previous president.
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Palin is one-person reiteration of everything from "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (early round dismissal?) up through and including "Survivor."
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With the post-election analysis season almost over, it's worth taking one final look at some of the characters who ensured President-elect Obama would make it to the White House.
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(CNN) -- Rick Davis, the campaign manager for former John McCain's White House bid came to Sarah Palin's defense in an upcoming
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Wailing about retro Palin's loony views on global warming or creationism will earn nods of approval in the fur-lined traps of Georgetown's elite salons. It will not, however, grab victory on November 4th.
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Here are the six states to watch between 7pm and 8pm tomorrow night: Virginia and Indiana after the last polls close at 7pm
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Davis said his internal numbers showed that Obama's 30-minute infomercial was "mostly watched by Obama supporters. ... It
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Davis said the press had established "a pattern, followed religiously, of not asking hard questions" of Obama's ties to ACORN
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We'll have plenty of time to dissect this pig after November 4th, but I wanted to get a head start on some of the most egregious acts of political malpractice I have ever seen at this level of politics in my life.
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His campaign seems based on one idea alone: because of who he is -- not what he has done as a senator, not what he wants to do as president, but who he is -- John McCain should be president.
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"I just hope we know every one of those donations came form legitimate U.S.-based sources" Davis said, adding that America
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Even before Davis took to the Hugh Hewitt Show, it was clear that members of McCain's inner circle were pining for him to
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When asked on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program Monday for his reaction to Colin Powell's endorsement of Barack Obama, John McCain