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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, February 16, 2007

Black admits to felony

(Winston-Salem Journal) - Jim Black, the former speaker of the N.C. House, admitted in federal court yesterday that he took about $29,000 in secret payments from chiropractors in exchange for supporting legislation that benefited them.


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