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Press abuse: 15 simple rules for politicians and their flacks

By Robert Mann There’s not a politician alive who gets everything he or she wants from the news media. And the same goes for reporters seeking information from public officials. Reporters never get enough access. Politicians rarely see their words … Continue reading

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He ridiculed funding for “volcano monitoring,” but Hurricane Isaac prompts Jindal’s demand for full federal funding

It was only three-and-a-half years ago that Gov. Bobby Jindal mocked the idea of spending federal funds for monitoring volcanoes. Instead of providing federal dollars to protect citizens from potential natural disasters like volcanoes, Jindal said that Congress “should be … Continue reading

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