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On Honoring A Legacy, Or John Edwards, We Need To Talk

So it has come to pass that Elizabeth Edwards has died. Despite having more things thrown at her than anyone I’ve ever had the chance to support in my entire political life, she managed to represent, in her very presence, a sense of grace and kindness and concern for those who were looking to have […]

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John Edwards speaks: “What happens now? If you were to ask people during the campaign who’s talking most about [poverty], it was me,” he said in an interview a few days ago. “There’s a desperate need in the world for a voice of leadership on this issue. . . . The president’s got a lot […]

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Some Statistics To Prove That New Hampshire Is NOT “John McCain Country.”

John McCain and New Hampshire aren’t having a love affair.  Maybe John McCain loves New Hampshire, and that’s nice — after all, he did receive enough Republican votes here in 2000 and 2008 to keep his campaigns going in those years.  But it’s simply not true that New Hampshire loves this guy, although I think […]

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Edwards’ Affair is Real

I was really hoping the “Democrats have affairs and lie about them” meme would go away, but it looks like this news will keep that alive for another fifty years. John Edwards repeatedly lied during his Presidential campaign about an extramarital affair with a novice filmmaker, the former Senator admitted to ABC News today. Poor […]

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The GOP’s Awful, Terrible, Not So Good Day

Think about it. Republicans woke up this morning to discover that the NRCC spent one out of every five of their available dollars on a single, deep-red, Deep South district in Mississippi.  That they lost by eight points.  Eight points! Then in the afternoon Senator Clinton made something unequivocally clear on a major news network: […]

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North Carolina and An Edwards Endorsement: Possibilities

It gets hot down North Carolina way, right about now. You can almost here the bees a-buzzin… http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04…“He doesn’t want to pick the loser,” the aide said. John C. Moylan, a longtime friend and adviser who directed Mr. Edwards’s South Carolina campaign, was more diplomatic. “He thinks very highly of both Senators Clinton and Obama, […]

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Whither the Granite State Edwardians?

The Dem delegate discussion in Granite Status brings up an interesting point.  This was one of the states where Edwards was a factor – he has earned a not insignificant five delegates.  Whither the Edwardians? Merrimack County Democratic Chairman Rob Werner, for instance, is officially a candidate for an Edwards delegate slot on Saturday, but […]

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