No entrenched incumbent — Democrat or Republican — is safe.
The Goldman Sachs’ affair is filling up the news cycle. Compared to the year long health care battle, it seems trivial by comparison. But as a symbol for the absurdity of our times, it is informative. It most reminds me of the AIG compensation dust up about a year ago. Let’s take the least important [...]
The left-wing architects of the subprime mortgage collapse have yet to be called to account.
Much has already been written about the possibly criminal conduct of Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who relentlessly gamed the political system to clear the way for their cronies at government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to make billions [...]
Republicans can hardly believe their good fortune. First, Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan of North Dakota announced that he would not run for re-election, giving Republicans a good shot at taking his seat. Then the Democratic governor of Colorado, Bill Ritter, said he was bowing out. Ditto the Democrats’ top candidate for governor in Michigan. And [...]
The upcoming political tell-all Game Change has set the political landscape ablaze with all sorts of juicy revelations, from the “first black president’s” true feelings towards President Barack Obama to an inside look at the marriage of John & Elizabeth Edwards, but the one that’s garnered the most attention has been Senate Majority Leader Harry [...]
Democratic officials tell The Associated Press that Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd won’t seek re-election this fall. The five-term Democrat is expected to make an announcement Wednesday. The officials who disclosed his plans would speak only on condition of anonymity ahead of the announcement. Dodd is facing troubling poll numbers and his popularity has dropped since [...]
As if the winter of 2008-09 wasn’t harsh enough (despite all that global warming we were promised when Bush was elected) an additional chill ran through the state of Michigan when we saw our Governor, Jennifer Granholm, in the background of nearly every camera shot as . Barack Obama assembled his economic team.
It’s not news, [...]