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John Kennedy Inaugural Address

Today President Obama will be sworn into office for a second term as the 44th president of the United States. The first Presidential Inaugural I remember took place on January 20, 1961. I was ten years old. The new president was just 43 years old and had captured the country’s…

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Leone to Penn State?

              Last week Political Editor Glen Johnson wrote and interesting article about the departure of Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone. As we politicos speculate on the reason(s) for Leone’s unexpected decision not to run for reelection Johnson offers some interesting fodder… In…

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Frankly, Barney’s best for interim senator by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. Wanted: Smart, courageous,  savvy individual for temporary posting. Location: United States Senate. Experience: track record of experience in complicated political settings with record of success in achieving goals.  Education: longtime immersion in complicated policy challenges with particular expertise…

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