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Democrats Urge Focus on Energy Costs

Governor Christine Gregoire of Washington said today in the Democratic Party’s weekly radio address that the “federal government needs to create a comprehensive energy policy to address rising costs across the country.” Gregoire cited actions taken by her state and Democratic governors in New Mexico and Pennsylvania to help people dealing with the record cost […]

Bush Administration Laying Groundwork for Significant Troop Pullout From Iraq

The pressure has been on for the Bush administration to begin drawing down the troops from Iraq. From John Kerry’s speech at Georgetown late last month, to the fracas the ensued from Murtha’s plan in the House, to Biden’s OP/ED in today’s WaPO, it’s becoming increasing difficult for the Bush administration to ignore the calls. […]

Abramoff Investigation Widens, Evidence Points to “Possible” Corruption in Congress

The 35 to 40 investigators and prosecutors on the case of former lobbyist Jack Abramoff is widening their net. Prosecutors are looking into evidence “pointing to possible corruption in Congress and executive branch agencies, lawyers involved in the case said” and they are focused on at least half a dozen members of Congress. Prosecutors have […]