Daniel Fishman

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The beginning of the end for Speaker Boehner

The tea leaves show the beginning of the end for John Boehner, as a combination of stubbornness and conservative forces mix up a lethal brew for the new Speaker of the House. For the last two years when the Republicans were out of power, John Boehner was the point person. He argued against every single agenda item with the simple retort: Where are the jobs?

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Democrats, the clear choice in November

With the midterm elections less than a week away, it’s important to reflect on how the two major political parties have governed. With that in mind, it’s clear that the Democrats should continue to be in power.

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Carnahan vs. Blunt: Résumé check

When citizens of Missouri look to hire their next Senator, they must act like employers asking for work experiences and accomplishments, and like employers, overlook candidates who hide their past.

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E Pluribus Unum in Arizona and University City

In a heterogeneous society, a fear of the other causes tremendous problems; we should embrace people different from ourselves to make our communities the best they can be. Our national seal displays the Latin phrase E Plurbius Unum meaning “Out of Many, One.” This short phrase exemplifies the concept of America as a melting pot.  […]

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