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The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Senate approves state lottery by vote of 25-24: Two anti-lottery Republicans absent from vote

By David Rice
Winston-Salem Journal Raleigh Bureau


With two members absent and the Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue breaking a tie, the state senate approved a state lottery today by a vote of 25-24.


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