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