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Rand Paul and Daddy Paul

Ok, calling it Super Tuesday is a bit of an exaggeration. But there were several primaries held across the nation that defined (or left ambiguous) the major players that will be on party tickets come this November. Although only few elections were held, there were some interesting developments and information we can carry into the mid-term elections this Fall. Below, I’ve picked out my Top 5 Races from last night and explain their significance to the national scene.
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Every so often, we will post a few op-ed pieces from newspapers, mainstream websites, or elsewhere from the blogosphere:  

A quicker than normal Quick Hits today, with just one item.  An editorial by Rep. Paul Ryan that appeared in the Washington Post.

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The health care summit today made for some interesting television…if you find policy discussion devoid of any real confrontation interesting. Although boring, I love watching politics in action…I am a political wonk like that. I listened to way too much of it, and jotted down a couple things I liked and didn’t like about today’s forum.   (more…)

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Biden, Obama, Pelosi (sans the death stare to Rep. Wilson)

Well, we now know what super-awesome-fun-time the Obama ladies had with their patriarch during their Martha’s Vineyard vacation. Limited to nil. Because its obvious in the second address to the full Congressional body that President Obama went to school and studied how to re-frame the debate in his favor.  Simply put, Obama delivered an impressive moderate speech on Wednesday evening, using his pulpit to battle against both extremes.  In this speech he didn’t give a damn what the Limbaugh’s and Hannity’s will say (Side Note: Hannity has said tonight that Obama’s speech was straight partisan, which I disagree) – and he went out of his way to tell liberals that they are going too far with their support of Single Payer or the Public Option as a means to the end. It was an address to the moderates of each party and independents.  But there are still a ton of questions to be answered. Lets breakdown the speech and what still remains outstanding. (more…)

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