Remembering 9/11

President Obama and many other Washington politicians took time out from the hard-fought campaign season to observe the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The president and first lady Michelle Obama began the day with a moment of silence on the South Lawn just after 8:45 a.m., … Continue reading

Republican Mixed Messages on ‘Fact-Checking’

And what does this actually tell us? That A) Republicans are CERTAIN that they could not win a fair election or a fair argument and B) that they are actually AGAINST democracy. Continue reading

Governor Deval Patrick Rocks the Democratic Convention

If you didn’t see Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s speech at the Democratic National Convention last night you missed a rousing speech that fired up the Democratic base and set the stage for the headlining speech of the night, Michelle Obama. Watch Deval Patrick rock the DNC:   Via the Boston Globe: … Continue reading

Obama Questions Romney’s ‘Main Calling Card’ To Be President

With the media and others continuing to probe Mitt Romney’s time at a major private-equity firm, President Obama went on national television to make a political argument questioning Romney’s tenure as the boss of Bain Capital as the presumptive GOP nominee’s “main calling card” to replace Obama in the White … Continue reading

President Obama Sings Sweet Home Chicago

As I noted here last night, the White House hosted a blues show last night that was being taped for broadcast on PBS, Monday February 27. At the end of the show, as the stage was filled with rock and blues legends including Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks and … Continue reading