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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés (Horse’s Mouth Edition)

From our That’s Just Sad desk From time to time the hardclipping staff chronicles the mangled phrases issued by the differently clichéd among us and, man, they just keep piling up. Here’s our latest collection, in reverse chronological order. (Boldface … Continue reading

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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés (‘Tamper Down’ Edition)

From our That’s Just Sad desk Every now and again the hardclipping staff chronicles the mangled phrases uttered by the differently clichéd among us and, man, they are legion. Here’s our latest batch, in reverse chronological order. • The other … Continue reading

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Claire McCaskill’s Fabulous Scott Brownout

New York magazine’s Marin Cogan has a corker of a piece in The Cut today (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s Morning Score). Drinking Beer and Watching Baseball With Senator Claire McCaskill — the Most Candid Woman in the U.S. Senate “WHAT??? … Continue reading

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Why Is Katie Couric Consorting with Mitt Romney?

This weekend former Massachusetts governor and relentless presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R-Do You Like Me Now?) is hosting his E2 Summit at an upscale ski resort in Utah, where at least six GOP presidential candidates will show up presumably to get … Continue reading

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PAC-on-PAC Action in U.S. Senate Races!

It’s the Clash of the Titans (Political Fundraising Division) in swing-state U.S. Senate races these days. The latest thing is Super PACs attacking the opponent’s Super PAC in TV spots. Start with the Senate Majority PAC whacking Arkansas GOP Senate candidate Tom Cotton … Continue reading

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‘Lean’ Times for New England Democratic Candidates

From Massachusetts governor to New Hampshire Senate, the political tides are shifting in the early days of the general election campaign. From the Rothenberg Political Report (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s Morning Score): See that little arrow lower right? That’s … Continue reading

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Politico Pimps Out Its Daily Tipsheets to Advertisers

From its inception, Politico has pursued one objective: to win the morning. Toward that end, the (mostly) online publication has launched an armada of daily tipsheets.     For some time now, those daily digests have featured embedded advertising along these … Continue reading

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Let the $2.6 Billion* Rumpus Begin! (Kids Klub Edition)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the quality of any TV spot is in inverse proportion to the number of the advertiser’s children/grandchildren appearing in it. Regardless, today’s Politico Morning Score noted two campaign commercials featuring the candidate’s kids. Start … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do for New Hampshire? (Pickup Truck Edition)

On Monday former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) will launch the first TV spot in his Quixotic Quest to become a Two State Senator (pat. pending) by beating Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire. From Politico’s Morning Score: SCOTT BROWN … Continue reading

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Dems Have Same Things Tisei in 6th District Rematch

Richard Tisei (R-JustMissed) is ready for Round 2 with 6th district Rep. John Tierney (D-Won’t Be Missed). And the Democrats are picking up right where they left off in 2012. Via Politico’s Morning Score: DCCC HITS TISEI AS HE ANNOUNCES … Continue reading

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