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"Never separate the lives you live from the words you speak," Paul Wellstone told his students at Carleton College, where he was professor of political science.
Wellstone haslived up to his words as the most liberal man in the United States Senate, where for the past decade he has been the voice for improved health care, education, reform, and support for children. In this...more
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Published July 17th 2001 by Random House Publishing Group (first published 2001)
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John
The most depressing part of this book is not that we have lost Senator Wellstone. Though bad enough, what is worse is how fresh his list of challenges is and how accurate his fears have become.

We've got a lot of work to make America "a more perfect union" and it seems we've only lost ground since this book was written.
Lexi
Published shortly before Wellstone's death, a compelling rationale for fighting for progressive issues. These issues continue to be important even as politics seems to be more divisive than ever. I wonder when we'll find another willing to fight so hard for real people.
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Paul David Wellstone was a two-term U.S. Senator from the state of Minnesota and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, which is affiliated with the national Democratic Party. Before being elected to the Senate in 1990, he was a professor of political science at Carleton College. Wellstone was a liberal and a leading spokesman for the liberal wing of the national Democratic Party. He served...more
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