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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.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Prosecutors: John Edwards Motions to Dismiss Case Without Merit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors seeking to try John Edwards for campaign finance violations have filed a stack of motions rebutting the former presidential candidate's contention that the case against him is fundamentally flawed.

Lawyers for Edwards filed five motions earlier this month asking a federal judge to dismiss all six felony and misdemeanor counts, arguing that case is the work of a partisan prosecutor.


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