Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fifty Years Since the March on Washington

As a reminder to the rare reader who hasn’t turned on the television for at least 72 hours, today is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.   Many commentators will write and have written about what this moment means to America and how things have changed, and […]

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“Six Things Losing Candidates Say” from Rothenblog is Spot On

Today, Nathan Gonzales of Stu Rothenberg’s Rothenblog wrote about six common things that losing candidates are generally found saying. The list absolutely spot on, and we’d like to share them with you: “I’m running a grass-roots campaign.” This translates to: “I’m not going to raise any money.” Running an effective grass-roots and get-out-the-vote operation is important […]

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WPA Client Barry Smitherman Making Waves in Texas

WPA Client Barry Smitherman, current candidate for Attorney General of Texas, is showing that he might not be the dark horse after all. “Pollster Chris Perkins at WPA Research found Smitherman has name ID on par with other statewide officeholders like Ag Commissioner Todd Staples and Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, both of whom are running for Lt. Governor. Smitherman’s name ID with GOP primary voters was […]

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