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Last week, the Supreme Court voted to leave the Ohio GOP’s early voting restrictions in place for this election and made it harder and more confusing for people in Ohio to vote. It’s shameful — a victory for the underhanded tactics Republicans are using to keep Democrats away from the polls. I’ve been frustrated before, […]

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Posted on: 10-6-2014
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At Last, Victory for Middle America 0

One year ago, the health care exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, opened access to quality, affordable health care for millions of Americans. Today, despite years of unremitting partisan opposition and continual legal challenges, it’s unassailable that the Affordable Care Act is working. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the uninsured rate […]

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Posted on: 10-2-2014
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Why does GOP fight early voting? 0

As a longtime political operative, I know firsthand how a vote here or a vote there can make a huge difference in a close election. And as Vice President Al Gore’s former campaign manager, I understand the impact U.S. Supreme Court decisions can have on electoral outcomes. These two reasons are why I’m outraged by […]

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Posted on: 10-1-2014
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Political Cameos on ‘The Good Wife’? Donna Brazile Likes Them. 0

By Mike Hale http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/01/political-cameos-on-the-good-wife-donna-brazile-likes-them/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 When it comes to political cameos on TV shows, Donna Brazile and I — spoiler alert! — disagree. Below is a letter by Ms. Brazile, a national Democratic political strategist and a recurring character on “The Good Wife”: In a recent piece, Mike Hale, a Times television critic, had an issue […]

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Posted on: 10-1-2014
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What Obama Should Do for His Last 2 Years in Office 0

Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele The Root http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2014/10/experts_weigh_in_on_obama_s_last_2_years.html?wpisrc=burger It was just a couple of weeks ago that first lady Michelle Obama seemed to weigh in on how President Barack Obama’s legacy was shaping up thus far. “When folks ask me whether I still believe everything we said about change and hope back in 2008, I tell them […]

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Posted on: 10-1-2014
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Political Strategist Donna Brazile Donates Her Papers to LSU 0

By Tara Laver http://news.blogs.lib.lsu.edu/2014/09/26/donna_brazile_papers/ Though she has made her name and home in Washington D.C. for the past three decades, distinguished LSU alumna, veteran political strategist and commentator, author, and Democratic Party official Donna Brazile makes no secret of her pride in being a native of Louisiana and an LSU graduate. Now an important piece […]

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Posted on: 09-26-2014
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Reforming Our Party System 0

John Heaney was a political reporter for United Press when he was allowed to accompany the governor of Oklahoma, Raymond Gary, to a meeting with President Harry Truman. After small talk, Truman asked Gary if he remembered when Truman’s campaign train had made a prolonged stop in Oklahoma City. Gary did recall it. Did the […]

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Posted on: 09-25-2014
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Professional Diversity Network and National Association of Professional Women Complete Merger; Donna Brazile joins Board of Directors 0

By Business Wire http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140924006476/en/Professional-Diversity-Network-National-Association-Professional-Women#.VCXPRvldXq8 CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPDN) (“PDN”) announced that, as of today, its merger with National Association of Professional Women (“NAPW”) is now complete. “We are pleased to announce that our merger with NAPW is complete and we are now one company working together to provide enhanced recruitment solutions for […]

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Posted on: 09-24-2014
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An Epidemic Knows No Border 0

Nine years ago, my family was out on a limb — or on rooftops. They were looking for someone to rescue them from the angry floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina. Day after day, I scoured the Internet. I called friends in Louisiana to ask if they were able to visit the local shelters, or to call […]

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Posted on: 09-18-2014
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Will Obama’s Strategy Succeed? 0

On the eve of the 13th anniversary of the horrific attacks on U.S. soil, President Barack Obama outlined his administration’s strategy to meet the challenge that ISIL (also known as ISIS) poses to the Middle East, our allies and our homeland. This is an evolving, morphing threat, which requires Obama to be smart and adaptable. […]

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Posted on: 09-11-2014
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