Welcome to politics 101 with the Dowager Countess of Grantham.
1. Be patriotic.
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16. Make this your motto: “Why does everyday involve a fight with an American?”
21. Remember this sage advice:
22. Make campaign materials like this:
23. Do this when someone asks you to raise taxes on the middle class.
24. Be politely proud of where you came from.
25. Make this face when leadership does something stupid.
Make this face when Vice President Joe Biden enters the room.
28. Never miss a breakfast/ lunch/ dinner with constituents.
29. Remember this whenever you are writing a speech.
In The News Today
- California Republican Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to be the next speaker of the U.S. House. ›
- The United Nations has proposed a national unity government for Libya after peace talks between the north African country's two rival factions. ›
- Walter Scott's family has reached a $6.5 million settlement with North Charleston, S.C., where the unarmed black man was fatally shot by an officer in April. ›