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Study Shows Bush Rejected More Storm Loans than Any Admin in 15 Years

A new report, expected to be released tomorrow, shows that the White House has “rejected hurricane disaster-recovery loans at a higher rate than any other administration in the last 15 years, according to a congressional study by Democrats.” According to the report by Democratic members of the House Small Business Committee, “business and home loan […]

CREW Files IRS Complaint Against Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform

This seems like a bit of just desserts for the man who wants to do away with taxes… Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) announced today they have filed an IRS complaint against Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), and American for Tax Reform Foundation (ATR Foundation), the conservative, non-profit organizations led by right-wing […]

John Kerry to Put Hold on Bush Pick for Federal Highway Administration

“I’m afraid Richard Capka could be the Brownie of highways,” Kerry said.

Kennedy Slams Bush’s Attempts to Defend Troubled Medicare Program

Bush, the lame duck president, campaigned today to attempt to boost the troubled Medicare drug program that is has become the subject of fierce election-year debate between Republicans and Democrats in Congress. Sad, isn’t it that a president needs to plead with our citizens… Bush pleaded with older Americans _ a key voting block, particularly […]

John Kerry visits with Cincinnati Mayor Mallory

I reported last night that John Kerry was in Cincinnati yesterday meeting with Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory and a group pf small business leaders, The Cincinnati Enquirer has more… It’s been more than a year since John Kerry lost the 2004 presidential election, but in some ways, he’s still campaigning. The U.S. senator from Massachusetts […]

Kennedy, Colleagues Offer Education Budget Amendment To Assist Millions Of Students And Strengthen Global Competitiveness

Today, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, joined by Senators Susan Collins and Robert Menendez introduced an amendment to the Budget Resolution that seeks to increase spending on education programs that are slashed in the Bush Administration’s budget proposal. Kennedy’s amendment, which he succeeded in passing in the Senate last year but was stripped in conference, would […]

Practice What You Preach

Ron has posted the latest from a couple of the “leaders” of the Religious Right, see here and here. DEFCON has a petition online about the involvement of the Religious Right in the Abramoff scandal: PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH! Top leaders of the religious right have a serious gambling problem. They played critical roles in […]

New Panel to Investigate Iraq War Policy

A bipartisan group has been formed to assess the Bush administration’s policies in Iraq and it’s political and economic developments. The study was requested by Congress and will be announced Wednesday on Capitol Hill by Baker and Lee H. Hamilton, director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, vice chairman of the Sept. 11 […]