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Trayvon Martin and The Republican Contenders

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From The Hill In my mind, what is most important about the contest in Illinois — and which most certainly will affect the general election — is that not one of the Republican contenders for president uttered a word about the apparently racially motivated murder of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., last month. On Feb. […]

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Election-night reflections

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The Republican presidential race continues to stumble toward what party professionals fear could be a disastrous convention in Tampa. Mitt Romney remains the nominal front-runner, but he came in third in both Alabama and Mississippi. Rick Santorum was the big winner by narrow margins, but picked up fewer delegates than Romney. Newt Gingrich could not […]

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Super Tuesday Reflections

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Published in The Hill, March 7, 2012 The voters spoke in 10 states, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is likely to be the Republican nominee. However, he will not wrap up the race anytime soon. And he’s going to have a very difficult time winning over the skeptical voters he needs for victory in […]

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The Sunshine State’s Republican primary

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The result in Florida — the biggest and most diverse primary state so far — has restored the natural Republican political order. Mitt Romney’s strong victory gives him a big boost toward winning the Republican Party presidential nomination. There’s a long way to go until the Republican convention in Tampa, but for the first time, […]

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Education Equality and Choice: Creating A Positive Future

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Last week was a big week for people who care about education reform. National School Choice Week stormed the nation with more than 400 events across all 50 states. More than half the nation’s governors issued proclamations supporting the week. The week shone a light on school choice in all its forms and got people […]

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Why It’s Time to Talk About Our Children

By Michelle Bernard Published 09/20/2009 on TheGrio Fifty-four years ago, the late Thurgood Marshall via the Brown v. Board of Education decision, affirmed one of the core principals upon which this society is based: equality. Separate was inherently unequal, and African-American children across this country–in under-resourced schools–were to finally have their chance at an equal […]

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Which Newt Gingrich Will Show Up In the Sunshine State?

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From The Hill As the world knows by now, South Carolina has thrown us another election shocker. Instead of anointing Mitt Romney as the Republican Party nominee, South Carolinian voters blew the race wide open. Three different candidates have won the first three races. This is an amazing first for Republicans. Obviously, Saturday night was […]

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What We Saw at National School Choice Week’s Kickoff in New Orleans

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From Reason Sharif Christopher Matar & Tracy Oppenheimer “I think we ought to give our children the best we possibly can and I think we’re moving in that direction,” says renowned political operative James Carville. “Yes, I’m very excited about it.” Reason caught up with the Louisiana native at the New Orleans kickoff event for National School Choice […]

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Election-Night Reflections

Published in The Hill, January 1, 2012 http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/presidential-campaign/203535-election-night-reflections Another New Hampshire primary, another front-runner reinforced. That appears to be the result again this year. Mitt Romney has broken with tradition to win both Iowa (albeit in a very close race) and New Hampshire. The non-surprise of the evening was Romney’s victory. Still, he does not […]

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