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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.

Friday, December 23, 2005

Black inquiry draws in 2 officials from Triad

Jim Harrell, Libba Evans summoned to grand jury

By David Rice


Two figures from the Triad - Libba Evans, the N.C. secretary of cultural resources, and state Rep. Jim Harrell III, D-Surry - were summoned before a federal grand jury yesterday as part of a continuing investigation surrounding state House Speaker Jim Black.


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