Robert Schlesinger

April 2013


Why Rand Paul Ignored the Southern Strategy at Howard University

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So why didn't Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul mention the "Southern strategy" when delivering his view of the history of the civil rights movement last week at a Howard University speech? Because talking about it would have made Republicans look bad, he said this morning, which was not the point of his ...

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Paul, Rand
Republican Party
Howard University
Congress
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Democratic Party

Hoyer Takes Veiled Jab at Obama Budget Negotiating Style

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House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer took a veiled shot Tuesday at President Obama's penchant for preemptive concessions aimed at inducing Republicans to compromise during budget negotiations.

President Obama has caught a lot of flack from the left, including on this blog, for reportedly ...

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Obama, Barack
deficit and national debt
federal budget
Congress
Hoyer, Steny
Republican Party
Democratic Party

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