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Box Seats Archive: Political Football

Political Football: Seeking help in the Midwest

Sen. Chuck Schumer's Giants need the Bears' help; he reaches out to Illinois senator and roommate Dick Durbin. Let's get straight to the prediction: the Giants will win. Since 1932, the Giants and Redskins have faced each other every year,...

By Sen. Charles Schumer  | December 31, 2010; 5:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Political Football: Changing of the guard

Texas Sen. John Cornyn on Washington's beleaguered leaders It was a cold January day when hope and change came to Washington. When the sun set over the Potomac that day, a changing of the guard took place that would leave...

By Sen. John Cornyn  | December 16, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Political Football: Dysfunction in D.C., Snyderville

Florida Sen. George LeMieux notes some similarities between the federal government and the Redskins. I've only been in Washington fifteen months, but in that brief time I've seen some pretty amazing things. Our government borrows money from China to pay...

By Sen. George LeMieux  | December 10, 2010; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Political Football: Time to call Shuler, a Dem who won this year

If this is New York Rep. Anthony Weiner restraining himself, don't get him angry: I'm sure The Washington Post asked me to write this column this week because of my wildly overstated penchant for trash talk. I'll do my best,...

By Rep. Anthony Weiner  | December 4, 2010; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Political Football: 'Don't learn from Tennessee'

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, from Tennessee's seventh district, says that Washington can learn a lot from Tennessee, but hopes those lessons don't carry over to the gridiron. I have often said that Washington should pay heed to the hard-learned lessons from...

By Rep. Marsha Blackburn  | November 19, 2010; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Political Football: Grand Ole Titans

Nashville Rep. Jim Cooper offers some southern hospitality to Redskins fans, but not for the team. Welcome to Nashville, Redskins fans. We hope you enjoy some southern hospitality during your stay in Music City. Get out and see the sights...

By Rep. Jim Cooper  | November 18, 2010; 9:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Political Football: Ghost of Lions games past, Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm , October 29, 2010
Political Football: Chicago has already won, Rep. Mike Quigley , October 22, 2010
Political Football: Divided loyalty? Not quite, Gov. Mitch Daniels , October 14, 2010
Political Football: Redskins untouched by recovery, Redskins-Packers, Green Bay-Washington, Gov. Jim Doyle, Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, Minnesota Vikings , October 7, 2010
Pa. governor: We miss McNabb but Vick is key to victory, Gov. Edward G. Rendell , September 30, 2010
Political Football: Bad memories of Rigginomics in St. Louis, Richard A. Gephardt , September 23, 2010
Houston Mayor: Redskins rely on Texas leadership, Houston Mayor Annise Parker , September 16, 2010
Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Rivalry? What rivalry? , Gov. Rick Perry , September 10, 2010
 
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