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Newt’s back in D.C. to corral the Tea Partiers in the House & train them on how to shut down the U.S. Government

Newt’s back in D.C. to corral the Tea Partiers in the House and train them up on how to shut down the U.S. Government. I think they were well on their way without him, but now it’s clear that unless Dems completely capitulate to their ridiculous demands, we are heading for at least a temporary shut down.

www.latimes.com

If it’s been hard to ignore the echoes of recent Washington history lately — as a Democratic White House battles House Republicans over the budget and talk of a government shutdown swirls — the arrival of a blast from the past on Thursday will make it impossible.

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Let us remember and honor Geraldine Ferraro

Let’s take a moment with our daughters, nieces, goddaughters and other loved ones to talk about Geraldine Ferraro. As the father of two daughters, I am grateful for trailblazers like her who crashed through the glass ceiling, making way for future women leaders.

Photo courtesy of The New York Times

www.nytimes.com

Mrs. Ferraro strode onto a podium in 1984 to accept the Democratic nomination for vice president and to take her place in American history as the first woman nominated for national office by a major party.

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