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'Can You Hear Me Now' Guy Is Back—but Not for Verizon

Paul Marcarelli is now doing ads for Sprint

(Newser) - Sprint's newest ads feature a familiar face—and the company is hoping that consumers hear what he's saying loud and clear. "Hey, I'm Paul, and I used to ask, 'If you could hear me now with Verizon?' Not anymore," former pitchman Paul Marcarelli says... More »

The GOP Needs a Voice

Mitch McConnell and John Boehner won't cut it, Daniel Henniger argues

(Newser) - President Obama's press conference this week drew front-page coverage from all the major papers, but Mitch McConnell and John Boehner's responses were buried. "Media bias? No, media reality," writes Daniel Henninger in the Wall Street Journal . "It isn't that no one is listening to... More »

Candie's: Bristol Worth Every Penny

Palin is the 'gift that keeps on giving,' says founder

(Newser) - Those of you who thought paying Bristol Palin $262,500 to promote sexual abstinence might've been a wee bit excessive can just stuff it, says Candie's Foundation founder Neil Cole, calling the payout "an amazing investment." "Bristol's the gift that keeps on giving," Cole says; indeed,... More »

Meet Marcelas Owens, 11, Health Reform Activist

Seattle fifth-grader lost uninsured mother to illness, became activist

(Newser) - That little boy standing at President Obama’s right hand as he signed health care reform legislation into law is, somewhat improbably, one of the nation’s preeminent reform advocates. Marcelas Owens, 11, has been sharing the story of his mother since she died in 2007, uninsured and unable to... More »

Michelle Can Be Obama's Best Weapon in Health Debate

(Newser) - The president appears oblivious to the pocket ace he’s holding on health-care reform, Josh Skolnick writes on the Stimulist: Michelle Obama. Here’s why the first lady should be injected into the debate:
  • Experience: At the University of Chicago, "her whole job was explaining medical decisions and health
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