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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.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Republican Senate Nomination May Come Down to a Hug

Marco Rubio capitalizes on a photo of Charlie Crist hugging Barack Obama

(NBC Miami) - Marco Rubio has less political experience than Charlie Crist. And he hasn’t raised nearly as much money in his run against the governor for U.S. Senate. And he still lags behind the governor in polls leading up the November race.

But he hasn’t hugged Barack Obama.

And that just may be his ace in the hole.


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