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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.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Dems Promise Iraq Policy 'At the Right Time'

By Susan Jones
CNSNews.com Senior Editor

(CNSNews.com) -
Congressional Democrats promise that when Congress returns from its Thanksgiving recess, "the fight for the direction of the country we love will begin anew." But as the year draws to a close, Republicans are criticizing Democrats for refusing to clarify their policy on Iraq.

In a Thanksgiving message to supporters, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said it will work hard in the months ahead to correct the "obscene priorities" of Republicans, including tax cuts.


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