Tag Archive: Massachusetts

Jun 30 2015

Declaring Independence

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By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists’ motivations for seeking independence. By declaring themselves an independent nation, the American colonists were able to confirm an official alliance with the Government of …

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Nov 09 2013

Caving on immigration:Marco Rubio has unmasked himself as an opportunist whose most consistent commitment is to his own ambition.

This was supposed to be Marco Rubio’s big year. Back in February, the junior senator from Florida made the cover of Time magazine — billed as “The Republican Savior.” The supposedly rising star was proclaiming himself ready to lead on the thorny issue of immigration. Rubio’s name was often mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential …

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Mar 27 2012

Mitt Romney and Mike Dukakis

By Susan Estrich I’ve been waiting for it: the inevitable comparisons between the Massachusetts governor who ran for president (with my help) in 1988 and the former Massachusetts governor on his way to being the 2012 Republican nominee. Now, I’ll admit that there is almost certainly something in the water in my old home state …

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