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Daily Archives: November 22nd, 2013

Are Senate Republicans — including Rodney Tom — telling top nonpartisan staff to get lost?

Excerpt: This is dis­turb­ing news. From Andrew Gar­ber at The Seat­tle Times: Sen­ate Democ­rats raised con­cerns Fri­day that the GOP [Republican]-led major­i­ty in [the] Sen­ate is get­ting rid of top non-par­ti­san com­mit­tee staff man­agers. Sen­ate Demo­c­ra­t­ic Leader Sharon Nel­son, D‑Maury Island, said it was her under­stand­ing there was pres­sure from the GOP [Republican]-led major­i­ty cau­cus to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Party Politics, Public Service
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Remembering President John F. Kennedy

Excerpt: Fifty years ago in Dal­las, our nation lost one of its great­est pres­i­dents: Demo­c­rat John Fitzger­ald Kennedy, who led Amer­i­ca through the ear­ly 1960s. JFK, as he came to be known, was young, charis­mat­ic, and bright. He chal­lenged Amer­i­cans to “ask not what your coun­try can do for you, but what you can do for […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Public Service
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