Dick Polman

Political Writer, Philadelphia Inquirer

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Chief National Political Writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, he also has an online column at DickPolman.blogspot.com

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Yesterday’s primaries in Arkansas, Kentucky and Pennsylvania were billed as bellwethers for the November elections—with the establishments of both parties on the defensive.

What Voters Had To Say on ‘Tumultuous Tuesday”

Yesterday’s primaries in Arkansas, Kentucky and Pennsylvania were billed as bellwethers for the November elections—with the establishments of both parties on the defensive.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Yesterday’s primaries in Arkansas, Kentucky and Pennsylvania were billed as bellwethers for the November elections—with the establishments of both parties on the defensive.

What Voters Had To Say on ‘Tumultuous Tuesday” 

Yesterday’s primaries in Arkansas, Kentucky and Pennsylvania were billed as bellwethers for the November elections—with the establishments of both parties on the defensive.

from To the Point

President Obama went to St. Louis, Missouri today to  mark his hundredth day  in office.

The Obama Agenda and the Fate of the GOP

President Obama went to St. Louis, Missouri today to mark his hundredth day in office.

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