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Sunday, August 24, 2008

When I covered my first Democratic Convention: Chicago, 1968

A look back at an epic event: for me and the country.
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Friday, August 1, 2008

Did "the Mitchell bump" help elect a congressman?

Just kidding, but Rep. John Hall -- former Orleans star and writer for me back at Crawdaddy -- gets his first big bill passed in Congress, on vets rights. An excuse for me to reflect on how he got elected in the first place with maybe a tiny assist from yours truly.