Thursday, December 1st, 2016 11:03:57

Responses to Castro’s Death Reveal Wide Chasm Between Obama, Trump

This past week, Fidel Castro, Cuban dictator, died. The responses from President-elect Donald Trump and the Obama White House underscored how different the two men are, and provided a window into how the next four (or possibly eight) years will....

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Thursday, November 24th, 2016 11:03:13

Thanksgiving is a Time to ‘Heal the Wounds of the Nation’

This week, as we celebrate Thanksgiving, let us do so not only with the goal of bringing our families closer together, but bringing our country closer together.

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Thursday, November 17th, 2016 11:02:38

Because I Can

This week, I turned 50. It's one of those really big birthdays, and I thought about it often during the year leading up to the occasion. What would it mean? Would I feel different? Would it change my outlook or....

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Thursday, November 10th, 2016 11:02:04

The Work is Just Beginning

Sitting in the New York City Hilton, watching the cable newscasters' body language on TV as the numbers began to add up towards a Trump victory was fascinating. Even though I could not hear them, I could see that their....

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 11:01:34

It’s All in the Emails

It's less than a week before the election, and many of us are continuing to count down the days until this seemingly never-ending campaign is over. As the days dwindle, the chaos and carnage of the campaigns have seemingly accelerated.....

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Thursday, October 27th, 2016 11:00:56

Politics of Personality and Polling

The election is, in fact, not quite over. As you watch and listen to the media in the next week, keep a few questions in mind. Are they covering and discussing the policy positions of the two presidential candidates or....

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Thursday, October 20th, 2016 10:56:36

A Broader Perspective

This political season has been so heated that many voters are looking forward to putting it behind them -- regardless of the outcome. For those of us who have been inundated with social media, cable and television political talk --....

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Thursday, October 13th, 2016 10:55:55

To Change, or Not to Change

The good news is that the presidential election is less than a month away. The bad news is that the onslaught of negative campaigning will continue until then. This past week, in conversations with friends and family, the one item....

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Thursday, October 6th, 2016 10:55:12

The Understudy

I hope Donald Trump was watching his running mate during the vice presidential debate this week. If so, I expect that he learned some valuable lessons. The debate between Sen. Tim Kaine, D., Va., and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, R.,....

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Thursday, September 29th, 2016 10:54:33

I’m With You

After decades of political experience, and running against President Barack Obama in 2008, Hillary Clinton's performance Monday night was as good as it gets. The first presidential debate between democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and republican nominee Donald Trump, which was....

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