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Paul Wellstone: 11 Years Gone

Each year, I mark this day with a posting about Paul Wellstone — the day he died 11 years ago in a plane crash while campaigning for re-election. This year it seems just as relevant — can you imagine how different the world might be if he was still in the U.S. Senate…or maybe in The White House?

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I Cast My Vote Today For President: Paul Wellstone

Today I cast my ballot for president for Paul Wellstone. Ten years ago today, Paul died in a plane crash. I remember him each year to keep his memory alive because what he stood for was a sane, decent, inspiring world.

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Paul Wellstone Would Have LOVED OWS

    Each year, on this day, I try to write something about the late Paul Wellstone who was one of the few elected politicians who really had a deep soul and compass when it came to representing the people. Nine years ago, Paul died in a plane crash, along with his wife, Sheila, daughter Marcia, […]

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Paul Wellstone: A Good Time To Remember Him

Each year, I pause on this day to remember Paul Wellstone, one of the truly great Senators in my lifetime. Eight years ago, Paul died in a plane crash. I will always remember where I was when I heard the news, in the way we all remember momentous events. And his absence seems even more […]

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Remembering Paul Wellstone–Six Years Later

  The dictionary defines "travesty" as "a debased, distorted, or grossly inferior imitation". That is what I think of when I think of Norm Coleman on the anniversary of the death of Paul Wellstone. This is a personal feeling but, in my mind, there is no Senate seat I want taken from the Republicans more […]

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Remembering Paul Wellstone–Our Collective Loss Five Years Ago

To this day, the progressive movement—-and the entire country—-misses the voice and leadership of Paul Wellstone. I’m not sure we are conscious of it on a daily basis. But, on the fifth anniversary today of his death in a plane crash, I want us to remember what Paul meant to America.   He was the […]

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