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Bully Pulpit

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.

Thursday, August 25, 2005

The Session’s End — Or Is It?

From John Hood's Daily Journal:

RALEIGH – The 2005 session of the North Carolina General Assembly appeared to wind down early Wednesday morning after an all-nighter, the passage of some key bills such as a welcome lobbying-reform measure, and a spirited lottery push that came up a little short.

But House Speaker Jim Black essentially said, “Hey, not so fast. We’re still working here.”


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