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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, July 26, 2007

Judge denies Black request

Former legislator must begin serving his sentence next week

A federal judge ordered former House Speaker Jim Black to begin serving his five-year prison sentence Monday as scheduled, rejecting his request that it be delayed.


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