Barbara Burt

Barbara Burt

Barbara Burt of Round Pond, Maine, cut her teeth on good government issues at Common Cause. She was the first executive director of Maine's Frances Perkins Center.

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Sunday, May 08, 2016
This Ain’t the Kentucky Derby, Y’All
Ok, everybody, just calm down. At this point in the Democratic presidential primary “horserace,” things are getting tense. Some Clinton supporters clamor for Sanders to drop out. Although their voices may seem loud, in reality it’s surprisingly few people: results from the latest NBC News/...
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Sunday, February 14, 2016
10 Reasons Why Democratic Insiders Shouldn’t Be Surprised
Political insiders claim to have been “blindsided” by the reaction of voters to the presidential primary candidates. Here are ten reasons the establishment missed the boat. One. Elites worked hard to secure fame and wealth and may have trouble believing that someone could be successful (or even...
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