Box Seats: Political Football


Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/19/2010

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  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Football | Tags:  Political Football, Redskins-Titans

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/23/2010

Political Football: Bad memories of Rigginomics in St. Louis

Former St. Louis Rep. Richard A. Gephardt was majority leader of the House from 1989-94. He is now president and chief executive officer of Gephardt Government Affairs. This Sunday presents us all with an opportunity to shift our focus outside...

By Richard A. Gephardt  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Football, Political Football | Tags:  Political Football, Redskins

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 09/16/2010

Houston Mayor: Redskins rely on Texas leadership

In this week's "Political Football," Houston Mayor Annise Parker notes the Redskins reliance on Texas-bred coaching: Washington has long depended on the state of Texas for great leadership. The Washington Redskins are no exception. Our great state has sent many...

By Houston Mayor Annise Parker  |  12:35 PM ET, 09/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Football | Tags:  Political Football, Redskins