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March 30, 2014

Burdett Loomis: Parties, politicians seeking advantage

“Politics ain’t beanbag,” wrote that eminent political philosopher and New York state senator George Washington Plunkitt, who wryly observed politics from his perch in the Democrats’ Tammany Hall near the turn of the 20th century. His tart statement was true then, and it’s true now.

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