Obama Tainted by Loan Guarantees to Solar Firms

By Michael Barone - September 15, 2011

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One factor favoring President Obama's re-election, according to a recent article by political scientist Alan Lichtman, is the absence of scandal in his administration. Lichtman may have spoken too soon. The reason can be capsulized in a single word: Solyndra. That's the name of a company that manufactured solar panels in Fremont, Calif. (which voted 71 percent for Obama in 2008). Solyndra was the...

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