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Peter D. Rosenstein
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Peter D. Rosenstein is principal in PDR & Associates.

Rosenstein is a consultant to non-profits in the areas of management, strategic planning, budget and finance, community and public relations.

He has over 40 years of experience as a CEO of non-profits and in government and politics.

Rosenstein is a public speaker and commentator in the areas of politics, education, healthcare and LGBT rights. He is a journalist with regular columns in the Washington Blade, the Georgetown Dish and his writing appears regularly in the Huffington Post.

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Not Voting for Hillary If She Is the Nominee Is "Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face"

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 11:23 PM

H.A. Goodman's column "I'm a Bernie Sanders voter who will not support Hillary Clinton: Here are ten reasons why" makes incredibly little sense. He clearly doesn't understand our founding fathers, unfortunately there we no founding mothers, set up a system of government in which to move forward there...

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Hillary Is Winning: The Media and Sanders' Campaign Are Freaking Out

(39) Comments | Posted November 5, 2015 | 9:33 PM

For the first six months of the Democratic primary, the media -- including the New York Times and Washington Post -- relished writing everything they could to hurt the Clinton campaign. The Times went so far as to report a non-existent criminal inquiry directed at her and had to back...

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Hillary Clinton at 68 Is 'Just Getting Warmed Up'

(4) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 2:56 PM

In the past few weeks Americans were treated to what those of us who know her and have followed her life and career have always known: Hillary Clinton is brilliant, complicated, a policy wonk, cares about people, and has a great sense of humor.

Clinton has spent her life...

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Trudeau and Liberal Party Sweep Canadian Election; Relations With U.S. Should Improve

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2015 | 11:54 AM

The first time I followed Canadian politics closely was in the late 60s and early 70s during the Vietnam War when some friends fled to Canada to evade the draft. Many so-called draft-dodgers have become very successful and part of Canadian life. When President Carter declared unconditional amnesty,...

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Rehoboth Beach Special Election: Vote Against!

(3) Comments | Posted October 16, 2015 | 11:51 AM

The ongoing fight over zoning and other issues in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware has sparked the formation of a new group called One Rehoboth - Moving Forward Together. It is a coalition of Rehoboth Beach neighbors who share concerns about the future of their town. They all have homes at the...

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What Can Joe Biden Do Now? He Can Endorse Hillary

(71) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 3:25 PM

It now appears there is little rationale left for Joe Biden to enter the Democratic primary. The question of how Hillary would do with the attacks on her from Republicans over her e-mails and Benghazi are all being answered in her favor.

The Benghazi Committee is being shown up for...

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The Shocking Truth About Hillary Clinton: She Is a Progressive

(201) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 2:24 PM

The shocking truth people are finding out about Hillary Clinton is she has always been a real progressive. A progressive who understands how government works and that our founding fathers (to their shame there were no founding mothers) set up a government requiring compromise to move ideas forward. Never-the-less she...

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Speaks to 'Human Rights Campaign': HRC to HRC

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2015 | 1:30 PM

Hillary Clinton delivered a passionate speech to members of the LGBT community at a breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). HRC is the nation's largest LGBT civil rights organization in the forefront of every fight for the rights of the LGBT community. They have at times been attacked...

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Supporting Hillary Can Be Exhausting But Is Totally Worth It

(8) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 3:59 PM

What is exhausting is debating someone whom you respect who says "I like Hillary" but finds every reason not to defend her against even specious attacks or be willing to speak out when they agree with her. It is a similar phenomenon Bella S. Abzug (D-NY) faced years ago when...

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David Brock on Target Again in 'Killing the Messenger'

(1) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 2:30 PM

In his new book, Killing the Messenger, David Brock once again manages to hit his target in this readable book -- at least for political junkies. He gets to the heart of how the Republican right-wing (which controls the Republican Party today) are using the once liberal media such as...

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Difficult to Understand Women not Supporting Hillary

(46) Comments | Posted September 17, 2015 | 3:39 PM

Being comfortable with my sexual orientation as a gay man occurred long after being comfortable labeled a feminist. Wikipedia says "Feminism is a range of movements and ideologies that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve equal political, economic, cultural, personal, and social rights for women....

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Solar Power Today and its Potential for the Future

(5) Comments | Posted September 14, 2015 | 6:11 PM

Solar power, once called the energy of the future, is actually the energy of today. This week in Anaheim California, Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar power trade show in North America, will host 15,000 attendees with over 600 exhibitors to talk about solar energy. One indication of how...

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Clinton Campaign Builds an Organization That Will Overcome Media Rants and Self-Inflicted Wounds

(15) Comments | Posted September 8, 2015 | 3:15 PM

The made-up email 'scandal' has given the media plenty to talk about and Hillary definitely made mistakes handling it. Even her most ardent supporters wish she had laid out the entire issue clearly from the start including the latest revelation she and Bill paid state department official Bryan...

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Frontrunner Hillary Clinton Faces Anti-Clinton Media Narrative

(33) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 2:30 PM

We have been witnessing the most biased reporting of any election I have ever seen. This isn't only about FOX news spouting lies and bringing racists on to attack President Obama. This is about the media apparently doing all it can to bring down Hillary Clinton by skewing every report,...

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Hillary Clinton's Time Is Now: Sexists, Purists and a Phony Email Scandal Won't Stop her

(262) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 11:31 AM

The far-right thinks sexist attacks on Hillary will stop her. The far-left think attacking her for not being a purist will. Some think a phony email scandal will. Perhaps the FBI should be looking at how President Obama's emails have been hacked, OPM has been hacked, the Joints Chiefs of...

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President Obama: Amputees Need Your Help to Get Appropriate Health Care

(9) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 9:54 AM

In 1978, I came to Washington to direct the White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals/Implementation Unit whose mission was to work with Congress and the federal government to implement the recommendations of the Conference. Since that time, the United States has made great progress in working towards fairness and access...

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Hillary Clinton: Brilliant, Passionate and Trustworthy

(234) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 4:35 PM

Hillary Clinton understands different times require different solutions. She has lived her life by a set of principles and convictions formed as a young woman who learned from her mother when life presents you with challenges you must work hard to overcome them to thrive. The convictions and principles she...

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An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders and His Supporters

(292) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 10:23 AM

Dear Bernie and passionate supporters,

First, let me thank you for joining the discussion and raising some very important issues as we begin the campaign to see who will be our next president.

These issues, including income inequality and the unequal playing field between Main Street and Wall Street,...

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Rehoboth Beach: The LGBT Summer Playground

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 1:45 PM

Rehoboth Beach is ready for the summer beginning with the 4th of July weekend. Ever since Memorial Day, crowds have been coming to the beach and enjoying all Rehoboth has to offer. The one-mile boardwalk and white sandy beaches are ready and waiting. As always, holiday weekends bring the bigger...

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Pop the Cork on the Champagne, But Don't Drink It All

(3) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 11:14 AM

Today we can pop the cork on the champagne, but make sure you don't drink it all. The Supreme Court gave us a total win for marriage-equality in Obergefell vs. Hodges, but we must remember it is only one of the many fights still to be won.

Today, we...

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