Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime Topics for Discussion

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What position did Barack Obama hold before he was elected to the United States Senate? How did he come to national attention?

When did Hillary begin to think about running for the presidency? What did she feel stood in her way? What advice to she get from her husband and daughter about running in 2004?

What scandal doomed John Edwards' campaign? What position did he seek from whoever won the election? Was it either Obama or Clinton? Why was it a foolish ambition?

Why did McCain want to choose Joe Lieberman as his vice presidential running mate? What were the obstacles in choosing him?

Why did McCain wind up choosing Sarah Palin? What were the drawbacks from this selection? What mistakes did the McCain Campaign make in processing and selecting her?

How did both the Clintons and John McCain characterize the press' treatment of Barack Obama? How did...

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