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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, June 21, 2007

Senate OKs early vote

RALEIGH (Winston-Salem Journal) - North Carolinians would be able to register to vote and then immediately cast an early ballot up to three days before an election under a bill approved by the N.C. Senate yesterday.

Supporters said that it would increase voter turnout, but opponents contended that it could allow for more voter fraud.


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