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The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do

The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do
"In the last analysis, politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine." Reflecting on the legacy of Paul Wellstone...
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How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps

How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps
Not that we'd want to. But many Americans, perplexingly, have taken that path in the last ten years, as 27 percent of those polled now consider themselves 'mostly' or 'consistently' conservative, up from 18 percent in 2004.
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Departure of State Department Chief of Staff David Wade

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Departure of State Department Chief of Staff David Wade
Secretary of State John Kerry’s longtime, trusted aide, David Wade has stepped down from his position as Chief of Staff. David Wade has been aide to John Kerry in a variety of capacities since he joined Kerry’s Senate staff in 1997 as a speechwriter.
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Obama Toasts Nation's Governors

Obama Toasts Nation's Governors
On February 22, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks at the National Governors Association Dinner at the White House.
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Mike McCarthy Joins Green Mountain Daily Blogosphere

I'm humbled and, to tell the truth, a bit surprised when I got the message that some of my favorite critics, philosophers and political know-it-alls thought I could swing it as a GMD Front Pager. Well Front Page, here I am.
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Potential Indictments in George Washington Bridge Probe May Be Handed Down in January: Sources

Yesterday, news leaked out about the Legislative Bridgegate panel's interim report. A few hours later, the other shoe falls heavily:
Multiple sources familiar with the investigation into last year's traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge tell NBC 4 New York at least half a dozen potential federal indictments in connection with the scandal may be handed down as early as January.
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Todd 'Legitimate Rape' Akin Says He Lost Because He Loved The Constitution Too Much

Todd 'Legitimate Rape' Akin Says He Lost Because He Loved The Constitution Too Much
Former Missouri congressman Todd Akin, who lost his bid for U.S. Senate following his notorious comments about “legitimate rape,” is out with a new book saying that his infamous remarks weren’t the real reason why he lost.
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Chris Christie To Join Ralph Reed Summit To Dispel 'Myth' he's a Moderate

Chris Christie To Join Ralph Reed Summit To Dispel 'Myth' he's a Moderate
Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Coalition announced that Gov. Chris Christie will speak at its “Road to Majority” conference this month, where perhaps Reed can offer the embattled governor advice on how to downplay scandals.
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TX Congressman Won't Say President Obama Was Legitimately Elected

TX Congressman Won't Say President Obama Was Legitimately Elected
In a moment to make his district proud, Congressman Blake Farenthold went on Hardball this past Friday and refused to admit that President Obama was legitimately elected President. The congressman originally went on the program to discuss Senator Ted Cruz and the backlash the Senator has received within his own party on his methods to attempt to defund Obamacare (the Senate has a rule book, somewhere).
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Oops! Ten Reasons Why Texas Is Better Off Without Rick Perry

Oops! Ten Reasons Why Texas Is Better Off Without Rick Perry
Ladies from all over Texas can dance around in their pink sneakers, as they no longer have to fight messy and contentious custody battles over their uterus now that Perry won’t be seeking another term. The world of comedy, still in intensive rehab over the loss of Michele Bachmann, will definitely have to extend its rehab a bit longer.
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