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  Why are Republicans Playing the Victim on Why are Republicans Playing the Victim on Civil Rights? (Guest Voice)The Moderate VoiceNot long ago, conservatives were not just offensive but on the offensive. In 1988, Lee Atwater's Willie Horton's ad was less a dog whistle than an air raid siren warning white voters that Michael Dukakis was letting black rapists out of prison. In 2004 ...and more »
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 10:35 am
  Meet Hank the diversion dog - Chippewa Meet Hank the diversion dogChippewa HeraldIt was reminiscent of the instant Michael Dukakis donned a helmet and boarded a tank in '88. The Brewers stocked the team store at Miller Park with Hank-themed merchandise, had official mascot Bernie Brewer lead him onto the field for Opening Day ...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 9:53 pm
  Creative force behind Artspace to take a Creative force behind Artspace to take a restThe RecorderAfter a few years of being flush with state grant money during the administration of Michael Dukakis, the arts council's budget was slashed and a new state arts lottery was created, with the recipients newly created town arts councils. “I remember one ...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 8:36 pm
  Enough of the labels, I've got band practice Enough of the labels, I've got band practiceWaynesville Smoky Mountain NewsGeorge Bush the First tagged his opponent, Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, a “liberal, card-carrying member of the ACLU.” Those of us who followed that campaign also remember how Dukakis' liberal prison furlough program and his ridiculous ride ...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 1:42 pm
  Secretary of Health and Human Services: Who Washington PostSecretary of Health and Human Services: Who Is Sylvia Mathews Burwell?AllGovAfter working on the Michael Dukakis presidential campaign of 1988 and the Bill Clinton campaign of 1992, Burwell served the Clinton Administration in various posts, starting as manager of Clinton's economic transition team from 1992 to 1993 and staff ...HHS Sebelius Resigns, to be Replaced by Budget Office Head BurwellThe New AmericanSylvia Mathews Burwell: Obama's behind-the-scenes budget warriorWashington ExaminerSebelius Resigns as HHS Secretary; OMB Director to Be Named as SuccessorThe Nonprofit Quarterlyall 2,417 news articles »
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 5:00 am


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  UPDATE: Warner Bros Taps Former ClintonUPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM MYERS AND FLEISHMAN: Warner Bros has hired former White House Press Secretary and longtime political strategist/analyst Dee Dee Myers as EVP Worldwide Corporate Communications and Public Affairs replacing nine-year veteran Sue Fleishman . The move comes after Fleishman had to negotiate through a very rocky transition at the studio through several shakeups in 2013. That ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:20 am
  Warner Bros. Shake-Up: Former White HouseWarner Bros. has hired former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers as its new Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. She replaces Sue Fleishman, who will leave the company after serving in that position for nine years. Myers, who worked for President Bill Clinton during his first term, will oversee all external communications and strategy for the studio ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:20 am
  Late, great Donna Summer finally to beWith everyone from Madonna to Leonard Cohen to the Beastie Boys already enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it was time to give Donna Summer her due. Too bad it took her death — Summer lost her battle with cancer in May — to win her the honor. Yesterday (finally!) the Cleveland institution announced Summer as an inductee. The local legend, the rock duo Heart, blues hero Albert King ...
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 8:21 am
  Bill authorizes billions for transportationMassachusetts House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a $13 billion transportation improvement bill that could pave the way for construction to begin on several high-profile projects around the state.
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 6:40 am
  Flag raising to honor marathon bombingA touching tribute Monday as the nation prepares to mark one year since the Boston marathon attack. The bombings killed three people and injured more than 260 others.
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 5:57 pm


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  Norton nominations embrace varietyActress Olympia Dukakis will receive a lifetime achievement award, and her cousin, former governor Michael Dukakis, will speak at the event. Norton was a renowned newspaper theater critic for nearly half a century in Boston, as well as host of “Elliot ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:20 pm
  Gold Medal Gala introduces literacyBarnett has worked on nine national presidential campaigns, focusing on debate preparation, and played the Republican in practice debates with Geraldine Ferraro, Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, Joe Lieberman, and John Edwards. The gala is being planned by ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:19 pm
  Fasten seatbelts: Obamacare needs fixingrather than trying to score points off of them, are the ones who deserve our support. Susan Estrich is a law professor in Southern California and managed the 1988 presidential campaign of Michael Dukakis.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 2:20 pm
  UPDATE: Warner Bros Taps Former ClintonOriginally from Los Angeles, she worked for many years with former Mayor Tom Bradley and other politicians before heading to Washington, working with Walter Mondale’s campaign, Michael Dukakis, Dianne Feinstein, and then, of course, with President ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:54 am
  Update: Anti-gay protesters should knowIt made me proud to live in Massachusetts. We are the bluest state on the map. We voted for George McGovern and sent Michael Dukakis and John Kerry to the starting gate, only to watch the nation rebuff their swings from the lefty side of the political plate.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:08 am