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Feb 20 2013
06:42 pm

Bill Haslam: The GOP star you've never heard of

He is, in short, the most important Republican governor you’ve never heard of. And as the National Governors Association gathers in Washington this week for its winter meeting, the national GOP may have something to learn from Tennessee.

Since his election in 2010, Haslam has overhauled the Tennessee civil service, stripped back teacher tenure, cut taxes, enacted tort reform and expanded charter schools. Add up the various items on his agenda, and it looks a lot like a version of the pro-growth platform Washington Republicans have been grasping for.

OK, then.

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metulj's picture

Politico is the foxnews of

Politico is the foxnews of the Internet. Hacktastic.

Min's picture

Politico usually slants right.

And sometimes, it's a full tilt.

AnonymousOne's picture

It's a plant. Guess they

It's a plant.

Guess they thought they had to move since Rubio started.

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