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The Uptown Beggar

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 10.07.2014 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Thirty days I spent with them. Thirty days walking, talking, buying them lunch and trying to discover the organizing principal around which my story would authentically take shape. And I did. Find it, that is. The moment I met Fred.

I Wrote Speeches for Vice President Biden. Here's What It Felt Like.

Matt Bieber | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Matt Bieber

I felt an odd juxtaposition between the very impersonal way we talk about the White House as an institution ('Today, the White House demanded...') and the very recognizable humanity of the people who work there each day.

Bluffed, Baffled and Bewildered: How Rand Paul Bilked Berkeley

Peter Paskale | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Peter Paskale

Many are seeing Sen. Rand Paul as Daniel emerging unscathed from the lion's den having performed some form of political miracle. Look a little closer though and you'll see the natural results of a good speech, a well planned message, and above all, a flattered audience.

Don't Sell Your Obama Stock Now

David Meadvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Meadvin

Respectfully, the decision by liberal leaders to abandon President Obama at this moment reminds me of an investor who panics and sells all his shares in a blue-chip company because of one bad quarter.