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Bashing presidential vacations is partisanship at its worst listen

01/24/14 Janelle Irwin
Last Call Friday
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Tags: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Michelle Obama, partisanship, Janelle Irwin

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrated her 50th birthday last week. Her White House soiree caused quite the media circus – who wore what, what did they eat, the First Lady was even criticized for lacking etiquette because her save the date cards asked guests to eat before they came. But that’s not what I’m talking about. Pundits on the right immediately latched on to the President’s birthday gift to his wife – a few extra days in Hawaii. It seems like a nice enough present, a few days away from...

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Mark McKinnon co-founder of "No Labels" calls for Congressional reforms

12/13/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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An independent political group called “No Labels”, formed last year, is out today with some suggestions about how to get past the partisan gridlock that has brought a lot of work in Washington to a halt.

No Labels bills itself as a citizens' movement, but its leaders are veterans of campaign politics." No Labels was founded by veteran Democratic fundraiser Nancy Jacobson, Republican political adviser Mark McKinnon, and former U.S. Comptroller David Walker.


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