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Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says his politics are keeping him out of Cooperstown.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Like many Americans—but few Republican presidential candidates—the former Florida governor has evolved on the issue.
And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.
Lalo said he reported the kidnapping to his ICE handlers, which was confirmed by a former federal agent familiar with the case.
Without the former quality, knowledge of the past is uninstructive; without the latter, it is deceptive.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.
My husband detests them; on the contrary, I like those carriages, for they tell me of happy—I mean to say, of former times.
There seemed the flavour of some strange authority in her that baffled all approach to the former intimacy.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood