Dems Launch TV Ad To Hold Obey’s Seat

Democrats will begin running a television ad on Tuesday in the no-holds-barred race to hold onto the seat of retiring Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.). The ad, paid for by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), calls out GOP candidate Sean Duffy for his support for a leading Republican’s economic proposals, … Continue reading

What A Crock

A post over at BooMan Tribune caught my eye a short time ago, via Memeorandum. BooMan quotes a blurb from Robert Gibbs today on Politico: Asked if the stimulus bill was too small, Gibbs says: “I think it makes sense to step back just for a second. … Nobody had, … Continue reading

Environmentalists, Others Celebrate Court Ruling Upholding LA Clean Truck Program

An alliance of U.S. truck drivers and environmental, labor, community, faith, civil rights and public health groups cheered the news that a federal judge on Thursday lifted an injunction and upheld the Los Angeles Clean Truck Program in its entirety. The coast-to-coast coalition of more than 125 organizations has advocated … Continue reading

Remembering the Lion of the Senate

I’d be remiss to not mention here today that it is the one year anniversary of Senator Ted Kennedy’s death. I’ve thought many times over the past year, each time the Senate faltered on important legislation, that if Kennedy were still alive we’d be getting this stuff passed. As Peter … Continue reading

Rep. Boehner’s Economics: Giveaways To Rich, Bad Eggs For All, Democrats Say

Struggling to regain political momentum in the face of harsh voter antipathy, Democrats struck back at a top Republican’s economic proposals Tuesday, arguing that they amount to a return to the policies of George W. Bush. Democrats, particularly, took aim at the deficit spending represented by the extension of Bush-era … Continue reading