Leslie Marshall


January 2011


Obama Tried to Please Too Many in State of the Union

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Did the president state the"state" of the union? In a word, yes. But did he please the union? Two words: yes and no. Depends on which side--er, who you were sitting next to.

I was always taught that the best negotiation is when two parties leave the room getting most of what they want and leaving ...

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deficit and national debt
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2010 Congressional elections
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State of the Union
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Obama, Barack
federal budget

Bipartisanship at Obama's State of the Union Only Symbolic

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After the massacre in Tucson, there has been a hint of reconciliation in the air. A different tone taken by the talking heads on radio and television and even a different tone in Congress today as debate opened on repealing healthcare reform.

My mother always said “it’s not what you say, but the way ...

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Congress
Schumer, Chuck
Coburn, Tom
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Bush, George W.
State of the Union
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Irresponsible Pols Created Atmosphere for Arizona Shootings

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It is Sunday morning not nearly 8am. My husband and children are sleeping and I sit here writing this blog you, America.

This all started yesterday. On the weekends, I usually like to unplug my computer and shut off my cell phone to focus on my family and create some downtime from my busy work ...

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Palin, Sarah
Bachmann, Michele
Arizona
Angle, Sharron
gun control and gun rights
Giffords, Gabrielle

Time for Tea Party to Learn How Washington Works

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I was outraged today when Tea Party Patriots cofounders Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin stated they would be watching the newly elected Congress to make sure they’re doing the “right” thing. They said this during a taping of Follow the Money, one of the Fox Business Network programs I appear on.

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Boehner, John
McConnell, Mitch
Lieberman, Joe
Sanders, Bernie
Congress
2010 Congressional elections

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