AP News Reveals Labor Department Cover Up on CAFTA Study; Senate Finance Committee Sends CAFTA Vote to Senate Floor

AP News released a story today that the Labor Department had been blocking the release of a study “critical of working conditions in Central America.” No irony lost here that this comes out as the Senate prepares to cast the vote on CAFTA as early as tomorrow. The Senate Finance … Continue reading

John Kerry: CAFTA is a Giant Step Backward

The CAFTA vote in the Senate is expected later tonight. John Kerry spoke on the Senate floor this afternoon about his opposition to the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). The remarks that follow are as prepared: “I have supported free trade for the past two decades. That includes NAFTA, … Continue reading

Rathergate Related Complaint Against Kerry, CBS Dismissed

The claim by the Center for Individual Freedom that the Kerry Campaign was involved in Rathergate has been thrown out by the FEC. Election officials have thrown out a complaint against John Kerry’s presidential campaign and CBS over a now-discredited story that questioned President Bush’s National Guard service. The Federal … Continue reading

Democratic Leaders Warn of Bush Administration Failings on WMD

Democratic Leaders Address the Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction; Reid andPelosi Receive Report from National Security Advisory Group WASHINGTON, July 20 /U.S. Newswire/ — The failure of action by the Bush Administration to fully protect Americans from the terrorist threat of weapons of mass destruction was addressed today by … Continue reading

Waxman Announces Hearings on Plame Exposure

House And Senate Democratic Panels To Hold Oversight Hearing on Friday On National Security Consequences Of Disclosing The Identity Of A Covert Intelligence Officer WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Democratic Special Investigations Division of the Government Reform Committee and the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will conduct a joint hearing at 10 … Continue reading

Kerry and Members of Congress Urge EPA to Improve Environmental Justice Plan

Bush Plan fails to address real environmental justice problems facing our nation’s communities Several members of Congress — led by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and U.S. Representatives Hilda L. Solis (D-Calif.) and Alcee L. Hastings (D-Fla.) — today are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to drastically … Continue reading

Kerry, House and Senate Environmental Leaders Call for Administration To Reverse Backwards March on Environmental Justice

Bush Plan fails to address real environmental justice problems facing our nation’s communities Washington, DC – Several members of Congress — led by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and U.S. Representatives Hilda L. Solis (D-Calif.) and Alcee L. Hastings (D-Fla.) — today are urging the Environmental Protection … Continue reading