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Judithanne McLauchlin on the real Hillary Clinton she knows

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On Wednesday afternoon at the American Jewish History Museum in Philadelphia, a host of Clinton alumni — officials who worked on Bill Clinton’s two presidential election campaigns in the 90s as well as former White House staffers, assembled for a reunion lunch and a call to arms about telling the public about who is the real Hillary Clinton. Among those in attendance were officials like former NATO Supreme Commander Wesley Clark, former chief-of-staff John Podesta, former Agriculture head Dan Glickman, and a…

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‘Jebby’ raising $ for Marco Rubio in DC this week

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From WaPO: Marco Rubio will make a stop in the nation’s capital this week to raise money for his Senate primary at an event headlined by, among others, Jeb Bush Jr. “Jebby,” as Bush Jr. is known, is the son of the former Florida governor, who hasn’t taken a public position in the GOP primary fight between Rubio and Gov. Charlie Crist, although many of his past aides — as well as his son! — are backing the former state…

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‘Jebby’ raising $ for Marco Rubio in DC this week

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From WaPO: Marco Rubio will make a stop in the nation’s capital this week to raise money for his Senate primary at an event headlined by, among others, Jeb Bush Jr. “Jebby,” as Bush Jr. is known, is the son of the former Florida governor, who hasn’t taken a public position in the GOP primary fight between Rubio and Gov. Charlie Crist, although many of his past aides — as well as his son! — are backing the former state…

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Tom DeLay’s Dancing with the Stars website

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Whoever said there were no second acts in American politics would never have envisioned the biggest prick in Congress finding his second wind by appearing on a dance competition show alongside Donny Osmond and Macy Gray. Of course, Tom DeLay, who was indicted by a Texas grand jury on criminal charges that he had conspired to violate campaign finance laws, fits right in with this year’s cast, which features seven contestants with rap sheets.

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Houston Chronicle on John Cornyn, Charlie Crist

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Texas Sen. John Cornyn is an upbeat kind of fellow, but when it comes to the Republican Party’s current political standing, he is distinctly downbeat. “I think that we’re at a low ebb,” the San Antonio Republican declares. After eight years of the Bush presidency and the worst economic slump since the Great Depression, only 22 percent of Americans call themselves Republicans, according to a survey released Thursday by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. But while there’s not much debate…

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Flash: Jack Abramoff cuts deal, expected to ‘name names’

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Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty to three felony counts in Washington today as part of a settlement with federal prosecutors, ending an intense, months-long negotiation over whether the Republican lobbyist would testify against his former colleagues, people involved with the case said. Mr. Abramoff pleaded guilty to conspiracy, fraud, and tax evasion, setting the stage for prosecutors to begin using him as a cooperating witness against his former business and political colleagues. In exchange, Mr. Abramoff faces a maximum of about…

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