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Another addition to Clinton’s to-do list for 2016: Get Personal

A recent Politico article set up a to-do, and to-don’t, list for Hillary Clinton that ranged from “Don’t turn into Al Gore” to “Clean up the foundation mud-slinging.” The item that grabbed my attention was “Do more with Twitter…please.” Perhaps

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Keeping it in the family: Political dynasty or political legacy?

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer in an interview with RealClearPolitics discussed the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for the presidency, and said that it is “time for a woman president.” Schweitzer, who is rumored to be considering a run for the

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Does citizen empathy absolve politicians of their sins?

This week Chris Benderev of NPR published an article entitled, When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart. It featured a study conducted by neuroscientists at Wilfrid Laurier University in which participants were prompted to feel either

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Always be closing…with relevance

Every morning I wake up and read through my Twitter feed. Usually hundreds of tweets stack up from when I go to bed till when I wake on the West Coast. Often, tweets orbit around the latest social or political

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Let’s get visual?

Pink tennis shoes. Pink stilettos. Purse boys. Pantsuit aficionados. These phrases perhaps appear to be more at home with a style section on the latest fashion trends, but recently they have found their way into countless news articles, blog posts,

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