NRA Liars and Congressional Cowards

    by Walter Brasch   President Obama cast off his “No Drama Obama” garb, and became the fiery leader of hope and change that Americans first elected in 2008. At a speech in Hartford, Conn., the President, frustrated by Republican obstructionism, demanded of his audience, “If you believe that … Continue reading

From Defeat In Wisconsin To Victory In Arizona: What A Difference A Week Makes

If it feels like it’s been just a week since Democrats were crying in their soup over their painful loss in Wisconsin, that’s because it was. But this week, instead, they were able to start their Wednesday with a smile: Democrat Ron Barber held onto the House seat in Arizona which … Continue reading

Andrei Cherny Announces Run for Congress in Arizona’s 9th

Former Clinton White House aide and Arizona prosecutor Andrei Cherny announced his run for Congress in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District. I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Andrei on John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign.   If you live in Arizona get involved here. In related news on Arizona and … Continue reading

Breaking: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Announces Plan to Step Down from Congress

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has just announced plans to step down from Congress. Giffords was the “victim of a gunshot wound to the head in an attack a year ago in her Arizona district.” She said her work toward recovery was her reason for stepping down. Prior to the shooting Gabrielle … Continue reading