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NDN's Alicia Menendez Makes the Rounds on TV

This past Thursday and Friday, NDN's own Alicia Menendez made the rounds on cable news to do battle on a number of important issues. Above all, she succeeded in reinforcing a message that has become abundantly clear after the Obama administration's successful last week: the administration has shown decisive leadership with its handling of Gen. Stanley McChrystal's comments in Rolling Stone. On the economic front, Alicia argued, the recent Republican filibuster of the Senate jobs bill shows which party actually has a concrete plan for mitigating the effects of the Great Recession (we'll leave you to guess which one).

As usual, she succeeded in moving beyond talking points and finding a nuanced, pragmatic common ground. Here she is on MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Show on Friday:


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