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Rich Baehr

Richard A. Baehr is the co-founder and chief political correspondent for the American Thinker. For his day job, he has been a health care consultant for many years doing planning and financial analyses for providers.
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Obamacare and the Consolidation Wave

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

It is inevitable that many people who currently have insurance will wind up in new plans with new doctors. Also read: Sebelius Urged to Halt $8.7 Million Obamacare Ad Buy

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Will Republicans Blow Their Senate Chances One More Time?

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Trouble brewing for GOP incumbents in Georgia and Kentucky.

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Bored with Obama

Sunday, July 28th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

With declining poll numbers, the president must stoke the anger of his base.

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Obama’s Falling Numbers No Panacea for Conservatives

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

His approval ratings will not stop his agenda. Also read: Fox News Poll: Obama In Free-Fall

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Is Obama the Latest Teflon Man?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

The president's approval numbers remain basically unchanged despite the scandals.

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Special Elections Offer Opportunities for Both Parties

Monday, May 6th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

The contests in South Carolina and Massachusetts might see the "wrong" candidate win.

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March Mayhem: Mayor ‘Never Waste a Crisis’ Oversees Chicago Free-Fall

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Mob violence hits the North Side, as murder, culture, and money problems spiral.

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The Budget Free-for-All

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Dueling budgets released this week reveal an unbridgeable divide.

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Obama’s SOTU Speech: Government Unbound

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Liberalism unrestrained.

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Can the GOP Find a Path Forward?

Friday, February 1st, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Republicans are in better shape than Democrats were following their 2004 debacle.

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Rahm Emanuel Out of Excuses for Chicago’s Murder Rate

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Chicago's per capita murder rate is three times that of New York City.

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Election Day 2012: Don’t Count Out Romney

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

It should not be a total shock if Romney wins and carries Ohio to do it. More: Romney Rallies with Huge New Hampshire Crowd

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GOP Senate Prospects Still Lagging

Monday, October 15th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Chances dim for a Senate takeover.

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Romney’s Target Map Expands

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The GOP candidate's electoral horizons have grown considerably since the debate.

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Will Obama Hold the Jewish Vote?

Monday, October 1st, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The safest prediction one can make is that Barack Obama will win as comfortably among Jewish voters in 2012 as he did in 2008.

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Don’t Blame the Messenger — Obama Got a Decent Convention Bounce

Monday, September 10th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Are the pollsters really pulling one over on conservatives to diminish turnout?

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Bounce or No Bounce for Romney?

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Polls following the GOP convention are sending mixed signals about a Romney surge.

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Missouri Breaks: The Akin Effect

Sunday, August 26th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The latest polls from Missouri show slippage by Romney and a disaster for Akin.

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Poll Analysis: Paul Ryan Pick a Big Winner

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

A shifting landscape.

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How the Obama Campaign/Media Alliance Works

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

If this were a hockey game, you could say that Obama is playing with a man advantage.

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Obamacare Repeal Dealt Mortal Blow by SCOTUS Decision

Friday, June 29th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The prospects for getting rid of the law have never been bleaker.

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Obama’s Preemptive Strike for the Hispanic Vote

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The president's pander to Hispanics will help him in some battleground states.

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Running on Empty: The Cliché Candidacy of Barack Obama

Monday, April 16th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Can the president's "fair share" rhetoric sell in 2012?

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Congressional Dem Incumbents: Who Are the Most Vulnerable?

Monday, April 9th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

GOP looks poised to take the Senate and to increase the House lead.

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Obama’s Battleground Advantage

Sunday, April 1st, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Romney will be outspent and out-organized in all of the swing states.

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