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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, March 25, 2010

Congressional Staffers Complain About Double Standard in Health Care Law

Congressional aides forced to switch insurance policies under the health care overhaul are wondering: if a health care exchange is good enough for them, why isn't it good enough for the people who wrote the plan?

(By Jana Winter, FOXNews.com) - Select congressional leadership staffers -- some of whom wrote the health insurance act -- are not governed by new rules governing millions of Americans and the rest of their colleagues on how they buy insurance -- and the special exemption has the Hill hopping mad.


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