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All Politics are Local

by Bill Crawford All politics is local, sayeth the late Speaker Tip O’Neill. In fact, this has been a reality for all of our history.  There are issues that resonate locally during every election cycle, but occasionally they connect to ...

How to Become a Player Politically when You’re not Rich

by Bill Crawford I’ve heard two laments from the politically disaffected all my adult life. The first is “My vote doesn’t count,” which makes me wonder about why the legions of politicians and their campaigns chase after votes with so ...