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The Power Grid Archive

September 3, 2007
Barack in a Box

His advisers are at pains not to let Obama peak too soon. But if he doesn’t let loose, he loses.

July 23, 2007
Missing McCain

His campaign operation is in meltdown, his poll numbers are anemic, no one thinks he can win. But is the GOP lost without him?

July 16, 2007
Marital Discord

Bill Clinton was the ultimate free trader. But Hillary, tacking left, is sounding protectionist notes. Can Bill win this argument?

May 28, 2007
God Dem

Falwell’s death points to a new reality: The religious vote, for the first time in decades, is up for grabs.

May 14, 2007
Rupert, White Knight

Murdoch and News Corp. come not to destroy The Wall Street Journal but to save it.

April 30, 2007
The Shadow Candidates

Fred Thompson and Al Gore, both former senators from Tennessee, are not exactly running—and not exactly not running either.

March 26, 2007
The GOP’s Iraq PTSD

The Republican candidates are shell-shocked over the war. But talk—remember “straight talk”?—may be the only thing that can help them.

March 5, 2007
Condi on Top

Finally, she’s wrested control of U.S. foreign policy from Dick Cheney. But if she can’t hold on, get ready for an attack on Iran.

February 19, 2007
The Right Man

The GOP is desperate for a real conservative. Can Mitt Romney contort himself to become one? And what if he does?

January 15, 2007
Steve Jobs’s Halo

So convinced is Wall Street of the Apple CEO’s wizardry, it refuses to believe that anything can go wrong in his kingdom.