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Elizabeth Edwards Dies of Cancer at 61

December 7, 2010 politisite 0

Elizabeth Edwards, who as the wife of former Senator John Edwards gave America an intimate look at a candidate’s marriage by sharing his quest for the 2008 presidential nomination as she struggled with incurable cancer and, secretly, with his infidelity, died Tuesday at her home in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 61. Her family confirmed the death. A family friend said Mrs. Edwards was surrounded by family and friends when […]

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And the Pulitzer goes to: National Enquirer snubbed by snobs

April 12, 2010 politisite 0

Emily Miller‘s new gig at the Washington Times has her asking if the National Enquirer was snubbed by snobs.  I wonder if a Pulitzer would have gone their way if they uncovered a Republican Presidential candidate whoring around while his Wife suffered from Cancer. But a Pulitzer in investigative reporting didn’t it make it to The State reporter Gina Smith who scooped the Governor Mark Sanford Affair,  So maybe it […]

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UPDATE: NY-29: Eric Massa Resigns Congress

March 4, 2010 politisite 0

New York Congressman Eric Massa announced Friday that he will resign on Monday, March 8th amid allegations of sexual harassment of a Male staff member.  When questioned, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi said that lower level staff had received a complaint of sexual harassment regarding Massa, but she related to reporters that she disregarded the complaint as rumor. FDL News Desk has a good handle on this story: Ending […]