This is what the economic downturn has wrought on working class Americans: A tent city is burgeoning in Sacramento, Calif., prompting local officials to consider whether such an encampment should be made permanent, with plumbing and all. The primitive settlement sits in the shadow of the state capitol and is … Continue reading
Twitter has been getting quite a bit of hype in the media lately. It’s been embraced by journalists, bloggers and politicians as a short and sweet way to communicate. Today, Glenn Thrush writes on Politico: George Stephanopoulos is grilling Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in a language she can understand … Continue reading
Quick note: It’s a slow climb, but the approval rating for Congress is eeking it’s way back up to the highest point since February 2005. Steve Benen has more.