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Why the NFL Ref Lockout Had the Public on Labor's Side

Thursday, September 27, 2012

NFL referees have managed to do what public sector employees in Wisconsin and teachers in Chicago couldn’t: Inspire near-unanimous public sympathy for the demands of organized labor.

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How Obama Can Push Through the Gridlock

Tuesday, November 23, 2010


So much of our focus has been on the stalemate in Congress. I think if people saw things getting done, the administration's standing with the public would rise as well.

—Sarah R. Wartell, executive vice-president of the Center for American Progress on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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