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Sherrod Brown: Why aren’t progressives begging him to run for president?

washingtonpost.com — He's an unabashed progressive with just enough blue collar appeal to win a swing state like Ohio. He's the highest ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee, with a megaphone to go after Wall Street and four decades of public service under his belt.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @ConnieSchultz: Really, really Sherrod isn't running for president -- & I never share "pillow talk." Please retire that cliche. http://t…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @aseitzwald: Sherrod Brown is not interested in being drafted, thank you very much. Lovely @bterris story. washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @aseitzwald: Sherrod Brown is not interested in being drafted, thank you very much. Lovely @bterris story. washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…

Jan 28, 2015

Sherrod Brown is not interested in being drafted, thank you very much. Lovely @bterris story. washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @bterris: Sherrod Brown was Elizabeth Warren before Elizabeth Warren. So how come no one is begging him to run for president? washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…

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The Fix’s 2015 list of best state political reporters

washingtonpost.com — The most under-appreciated reporters in the political world are the scribes covering state and local politics. They rarely get the attention of their colleagues at the national level but are often covering the very politicians and national trends that come to impact the broad political landscape.
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Report: Post reporter held in Iran to face trial ‘soon’ but charges still unknown

washingtonpost.com — A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for more than six months will stand trial "soon," Iran's official news agency reported Wednesday, but the charges against him remain unknown. The report by the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency gave no additional information about Iran's allegations against Jason Rezaian, the Post's bureau chief in Tehran.
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The space shuttle Challenger exploded 29 years ago today. Here’s the speech Ronald Reagan gave that night.

washingtonpost.com — Earlier today, the New York Times archive service sent out this tweet: The disaster of the space shuttle Challenger took place on this day at Cape Canaveral in 1986. http://t.co/UstUiX2tQz pic.twitter.com/CIosbj6F7c - NYT Archives (@NYTArchives) January 28, 2015 It was 29 years ago today that the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded.
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RT @RaySullivan: Challenger astronauts "touched the face of God" 29 years ago today. Hard to believe it's been that long. buff.ly/1z3MGxg

Jan 28, 2015

@washingtonpost: The speech Ronald Reagan gave 29 years ago today, when Challenger exploded wapo.st/1EqhzPn http://t.co/qgnrP6b8NS”

Jan 28, 2015

The space shuttle Challenger exploded 29 years ago today. Here’s the speech Ronald Reagan gave that night. wapo.st/1BxGUmY

Jan 28, 2015

RT @TheFix: "They waved goodbye ... and slipped the surly bonds of Earth to touch the face of God." wapo.st/1zY93We http://t.co/ETuHnYk4M0

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Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia

washingtonpost.com — Like other first ladies, Michelle Obama's clothes have been scrutinized endlessly for what type of messages they convey. And she gets high marks for her "fashion diplomacy," as she engages with foreign leaders at home and abroad.
Jan 28, 2015

Gotta love FLOTUS> She made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia when she didn't cover her head. wapo.st/1tpkXpO

Jan 28, 2015

Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia wapo.st/1tpkXpO

Jan 28, 2015

Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia wapo.st/1tpkXpO

Jan 28, 2015

Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia wpo.st/GHH20

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