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Teal Pennebaker
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Teal Pennebaker is a DC-based writer. Past gigs include working on Obamacare, speechwriting for Planned Parenthood and co-creating She is from Texas, which is indeed bigger than France.

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Ladies in Red: Shut Out and Shutdown

(4) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 11:33 AM

What if women ran the House GOP?

No really. What if they did?

We probably wouldn't hear quotes like this about the federal shutdown, courtesy of House Republican Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) -- "We have to get something out of this. And I don't know what that even is."

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Showdown Between Your Parents' Media and the Twitterati

(4) Comments | Posted August 3, 2010 | 1:28 AM

I know, I know. Social media has made us dumber. And killed journalism and politics and socializing and kids these days. Maybe even the United States of America, too.

Working in the communications field, I know the plea well: "Print media can't die!" I'm sympathetic to it. I grew...

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How Facebook Taught Me And My 500 Closest Friends Damage Control

(3) Comments | Posted February 15, 2010 | 8:59 AM

If only John Edwards had Facebook in his twenties I like to think he'd be a whole lot savvier at dealing with an unraveling life.

Yes, Facebook is a time-suck. Yes, it's a vortex of self-indulgence. But those complaints aside, the social networking site is responsible for teaching twenty-somethings...

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