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Political Memo: Economic Recovery Under Obama Creates Quandaries for 2016 Race

Democrats disagree about whether their presidential nominee should promote the rebound, and Republicans grasp in several directions for the right message. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Scott Walker, Eyeing 2016, Touts His Political Stamina

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential presidential candidate whose star has risen in recent weeks, says he is aware of the risks of riding high in politics but has proved his staying power in tough campaigns. Full News here – Washington Wire

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First Draft Focus: The Week in Political Pictures

A look back at the week in political pictures. Full News here – First Draft

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States Consider Requiring Shareholders To Approve Political Gifts

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Lawmakers in at least four states are considering a back-door way to dampen corporate political spending: Require shareholders to approve it. State legislators in Maine, Maryland, New York and New Jersey have introduced bills that […]

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How to Land Your Dream Political Job

Just published: Political Job Hunt: An Insider’s Guide to Finding a Job That Makes a Difference. This 236-page ebook contains more than a hundred actionable tips to help you find a job in politics, public policy and government affairs. You’ll get the book in three formats — PDF, mobi and epub — so you can […]

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First Draft Focus: The Week in Political Pictures

A look back at the week in politics. Full News here – First Draft

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Political Consultant Pleads Guilty in Coordination Case

The plea appears to mark the first coordination case brought by federal prosecutors since the Supreme Court’s decision that allowed for the creation of groups that can raise and spend unlimited money. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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How Netanyahu Can Calm the Political Storm Over His Speech

Dan Schnur: If Mr. Netanyahu asks for his Israeli election opponent to be invited to address Congress with him, he could defuse the political backlash over his trip while preserving the original goals of his speech. Full News here – Washington Wire

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How to Find Your Dream Political Job

Just published: Political Job Hunt: An Insiders Guide to Finding a Job That Makes a Difference. This 236-page book contains more than a hundred actionable tips to help you find a job in politics, public policy and government affairs. You’ll get the book in three formats — PDF, mobi and epub — so you can […]

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Why Political Corruption Matters

Jay Cost, RealClearPolitics(The following is excerpted from the Conclusion of A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption.)Critical histories such as this must inevitably confront a simple question: so what? If one is going to criticize the practices of government, there must be some kind of net harm that this […]

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