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What’s in a Name?

It has been just over one week since the start of the military conflict in Libya.  The US took a lead role providing strategic and tactical support that our country’s top military leaders consider America uniquely capable of providing.  Now, we … Continue reading

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Mr. Speaker! The President of the United States!

Tonight, with these words, the president will enter the chamber of the House of Representatives to deliver his annual State of the Union address.  As with other things in our democracy, the media have given the speech a more ceremonial … Continue reading

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This Duck Isn’t Quite Dead

The lame duck session of the 111th Congress began November 16th.  Lame duck sessions of Congress are the sessions that take place after an election takes place, but before the new Congress begins.  They are so named because like a … Continue reading

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