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Daschle ’08?

Another possible hat thrown into the ring today for the ’08 presidential race: Tom Daschle… Former Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle, accusing the GOP of spreading a message of fear, says he is considering a 2008 presidential bid. “I haven’t ruled anything out or anything in at this point,” Daschle said in an interview Saturday […]

Snow in Los Angeles?

Is Global Warming changing the weather patterns in Southern California? For the past 3 days the Southern California area has been hit by a blast of cold Arctic air, rain, snow and thunder and lightening. Although it’s said it “never snows in Los Angeles,” there are occasional freak storms that bring snow into the low […]

Two Polls Show Public Worried About Gov’t Secrecy

Two new polls by Scripps Survey Research Center at Ohio University and AccessNorthwest Research show today that Americans’ “views on government openness found a majority believe the federal government leans more toward secrecy than openness, while eight in 10 are convinced that an open government is necessary for an effective democracy.” The findings seem to […]

The Hillary Buzz

Although we’re just warming up on the mid-term ’06 elections, the ’08 presidential race seems to be premier in the minds of many. John Kerry was out and about in NH yesterday speaking at fundraisers for NH Democrats and everywhere he went one of the prevailing questions was the ’08 race. Hillary Clinton is raising […]

March Fundraising & What’s New at The Democratic Daily

March Fundraising: It’s been a few months since I’ve done this… I hope our readers will consider making a donation to The Democratic Daily to help us stay strong and grow. You can donate through PayPal or Amazon’s Honor System: Donate $35 or more and we’ll send you a free Dem Daily Bumper Sticker from […]

Harry Reid ‘Ashamed’ Over Katrina Mobile Homes

Touring the Gulf Coast with Senator Mark Pryor, (D-Ark.) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Saturday, “I’m terribly mystified, disappointed and ashamed for our country,” after visiting the thousands of FEMA-owned mobile homes lined up at Hope Airport that have yet to be used as shelters for hurricane victims on the Gulf Coast.” “I can’t […]