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Why I Ran

Politics has lost its way. It’s become a curse word.

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A constitutional crisis of Obama's making

As Benjamin Franklin emerged from Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention, a lady asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin fam

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Beyond the political games, why felony expungement is a good idea

Led by Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky politicians are earnestly discussing easing the path to civil rights restoration for convicted felons.

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A public defender's response to 'Deadbeat' TV and 'public shaming'

It takes a very special type of bully to be proud of publicly shaming our poorest neighbors. About a month ago, a man named Tom Fawbush took to the air to defend one of his employees.

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Why Unions Work

 During our long meeting, it became clear to me that while they were certainly interested in a legislative agenda specific to unions, they were far more interested in a broader economic agenda

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The Minimum Wage Debate

 The same careful evaluation of political remedies is necessary because like in medicine, good intentions are not enough.

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The Resurgence of Heroin

I’ve been fighting prescription drug abuse since my first day as your Attorney General, and our Commonwealth has been battling this issue for almost two decades.

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Compassion is the ultimate gift

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Haiti.

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A Sweet Tea Party

Thanks to my friend, Dr. Ricky Jones, for the opportunity to clarify my position regarding my recent tweets on Sen. Rand Paul (see the Oct. 23 issue of LEO Weekly).

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The president’s race problem

Some years ago, a few pals and I took our first excursion to the deepest, darkest Delta.