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Labor Day Starting Line

September 7, 2009

Happy Labor Day!  As the official last day of Summer (from a cultural perspective), it’s time to get the barbecue and beer out one last time before closing up the pool and settling into weekends lost on the couch watching football. This is also the last day of Summer from a political point of view:  [...]

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Don’t Bother Sheila While She’s on the Phone

August 13, 2009

This instant classic of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee talking on a cell phone during a question from a cancer survivor at a town hall meeting says everything.  Lee said later that she can multi-task, and that she was only calling the administration in order to get some “accurate” information for her constituents.  What happened to a [...]

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They Are Even Protesting ObamaCare In Massachusetts

August 5, 2009

The Tea Parties have had quite an impact at the health care town hall meetings in the last week.  One expects Tea Party dominance at town hall meetings in Texas.  One can even understand Tea Party dominance at town hall meetings in Pennsylvania.  What one does not expect is for tea party protests to dominate [...]

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Benedict Arlen Squirms At Health Care Town Hall

August 3, 2009

Benedict Arlen Specter has now dropped all pretenses that he ever was a Republican, and even a moderate, at a town hall event in Philadelphia yesterday on the Democrats’ proposed health care plan.  Specter hosted the event with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and they were met by quite a few angry [...]

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Second Presidential Debate, 2008

October 7, 2008

Tonight is the second Presidential Debate between Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.  LiveBlog of this event is here.  LiveBlogging will start at approximately 8:45 PM, EST. We welcome all readers to contribute during the LiveBlog session by leaving comments.

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Second Presidential Debate Preview

October 7, 2008

Tonight is the Second Presidential Debate between Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.  The debate is in a town-hall format, where selected undecided voters will ask questions as determined by Drive-By Media anchor Tom Brokaw.  The Town Hall Debate format has been in existence at the presidential level since the 1992 election between President [...]

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