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Hillary’s Very Brady Problem

Tom Brady just got handed a four-game suspension for his role in “Deflategate”. Poor fella. He now has to spend a month of Sundays cooped up at home, with Gisele. If I were DirecTV’s braintrust, I’d try to convince Brady … Continue reading

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GOP Bracketology — A July Version

Now that Scott Walker’s in the race, with John Kasich on tap for next week, the GOP’s 2016 field soon will total 16 presidential candidates. We can rank them, 1-16. Or, go by tiers. Or, pick names out of a … Continue reading

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Will The Sixties Live On . . . In 2016?

Some of what’s been in the news lately shows that the turbulent decade that was the 1960’s still has an effect on us — and may yet impact the 2016 election. Which prompted me to post this column over at … Continue reading

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4 On The Floor For The Fourth

Run, Cal, run — which #30 will indeed do, Friday night at Nationals Park . . . Quietly (which seems appropriate), it’s been a good year for Calvin Coolidge. America’s 30th President is this year’s choice as the White House … Continue reading

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Christie Almighty?

Now that he’s formally a candidate for president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race to a decidedly mixed reception. Some called in an ego run. Others would have you believe he’s the king of the GOP long shots … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Over At Forbes . . .

The good folks over at Forbes.com have asked me to start writing for their site — doing what I’ve been doing here at “A Day At The Races”, blogging on politics. Which is what I’m now doing — this being … Continue reading

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Did Hillary Flunk A History Lesson?

So Hillary Clinton has formally (choose your favorite verb) launched/rebooted/re-packaged/re-introduced her presidential campaign in a Saturday speech on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. My question going into the event: which Roosevelt would she channel in making her case to be … Continue reading

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