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Barbara Boxer Consults John Dean on Impeachment

It’s been a very, very interesting day and Ron predicts that tomorrow will be equally interesting. Hat tip to Indie Liberal on this interesting development from Barbara Boxer’s office: Boxer Asks Presidential Scholars About Former White House Counsel’s Statement that Bush Admitted to an ‘Impeachable Offense’ December 19, 2005 Washington, D.C.– U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer […]

C-SPAN: Democratic Senators Press Conference on Drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge

Coming up at 10:18 est on C-Span: Drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge U.S. Capitol, Senate Radio TV Gallery John F. Kerry, D-MA Joseph Lieberman, D-CT Diane Feinstein, D-CA Maria Cantwell, D-WA Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ Text of John Kerry’s statement in the press conference: KERRY: In the 21 years that I’ve been here, I’ve […]

What is “Shameful”

The entire world knows now that Bush has authorized a domestic eavesdropping program. Clearly it appears that he is in the wrong with this and many Democrats and some Republican members of Congress “have questioned the source of the president’s power to engage in eavesdropping without the involvement of a judge, as required by the […]

Senator Dianne Feinstein on the President’s Comments Regarding Patriot Act and Domestic Spying

Senator Diane Feinstein issued the following statement today regarding Bush’s statements today on the Patriot Act and domestic spying: “I believe the Patriot Act is vital to the protection of the American people and I question why the President is opposing a three-month extension while efforts are underway to reach a consensus on two problematic […]

John Kerry: Big Oil: Mission Accomplished?

I’ve have posted numerous posts on the fight to keep ANWR drilling out of the Defense Bill in the Senate, over the past few days. The latest was John Kerry’s floor speech in the Senate earlier today. JohnKerry.com just sent out an Action Alert asking everyone to call their Senators. Here’s the text of the […]

John Kerry’s Floor Statement on Inserting ANWR Drilling into Defense Appropriations Bill

I just finished watching John Kerry on C-Span speaking on the attempt by Senator Ted Stevens to inset ANWR drilling into Defense Appropriations Bill. His passion on this issue, as always, went beyond the as prepared text below. Text as Prepared for Delivery: Mr. President, the shame of what’s happening with the Defense Appropriations Bill […]

C-SPAN Alert – Kerry Speaking On C-SPAN 2

Tune into C-SPAN2 now to see John Kerry speaking on the Defense Bill and ANWR.

Republican House ANWR Proponents Declare Victory

In a press release from the House Committee on Resources, Committee leader Richard Pombo declared victory today on the passing of ANWR drilling provision in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. It is now up to the Senate to stop this madness. The House Committee on Resources, who use the tag line, “reframing the debate […]