Lynn Vincent

Lynn is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine and the best-selling author of 10 non-fiction books.

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Choosing his team

Politics | Early picks suggest Obama "should keep reading his Lincoln"
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 11/29/08, 12:00 am

Cabinet posts to fill: 15.

Political appointees to choose: 2,500.

Rumors flying over who President-elect Obama will pick to help him run the country: Infinite.

With numerous former Clinton officials already named, the rifest rumor is that what many hoped would be a second Clinton presidency may well be one-but without any Oval Office Clintons.

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Prop 8 update

Family | Proponents of traditional marriage in California find encouragement in rulings made by the state Supreme Court
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 11/20/08, 12:00 am

In a bundle of rulings issued Wednesday, the California Supreme Court buoyed the hopes of Proposition 8 supporters-and offered a glimmer of hope that some division now exists among the four justices who in May ruled same-sex marriage a constitutionally protected right.

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Brad Pitt vs. Joe the Plumber

Campaign 2008 | Hollywood high finance couldn't prevent Main Street from passing marriage-protection initiatives in three states
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 11/15/08, 12:00 am

SAN DIEGO-When the clock struck 8 p.m. on Nov. 4, Miles McPherson started surfing for election returns. Opting out of the official watch party for California's Proposition 8, the marriage-protection amendment he'd help to spearhead, McPherson, senior pastor of The Rock Church in San Diego, chose instead to stay home and surf televised and online voting data.

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