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Harry Reid Threatens Filibuster on Immigration

Harry Reid has threatened to filibuster Bill Frist’s immigration bill, that was unveiled last week. Frist’s bill sidesteps temporary work permits, it would further tighten the borders and punish employers who hire illegal immigrants. Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he would “use every procedural means at my disposal” to prevent Frist from bypassing the […]

John Kerry Fights Back Against “Swift-Boat” Smears

John Kerry is fighting back against the “Swift Boat-style” attacks against that still linger after the ’04 election. AP News reports that Kerry recently created a “defense fund to pay his legal costs in a federal defamation lawsuit filed last fall by a Pennsylvania filmmaker, Carlton Sherwood.” Sherwood alleged that Kerry and a top aide […]

John Kerry in Puerto Rico

John Kerry was in Puerto Rico today meeting with Puerto Rican Governor Anibal Acevedo Vila, at the Puerto Rican Governor’s Mansion, in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. CNN notes today that “the Supreme Court turned down an appeal Monday that sought to open U.S. presidential elections to voters in Puerto Rico.”

Tammy Duckworth Wins Illinois Primary

Congratulations to Tammy Duckworth who won the Democratic congressional primary nomination for the Chicago district held by retiring Republican Rep. Henry Hyde! Duckworth, 38, who spent months recovering from her wounds at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., was heavily recruited by Democrats eager to give the party more credibility on security issues. […]

Kennedy: America Doesn’t Need a Salesman on Iraq

Responding to Bush’s latest snow job, sales pitch speech on the Iraq war, Senator Ted Kennedy said today: “Despite the latest White House sales campaign, the American people have rightly lost confidence in President Bush’s disastrous handling of Iraq. He misled the American people about the need for war, and mishandled the insurgency as it […]

Prosecutors Want Charges Against Tom DeLay Reinstated

Prosecutors are trying to persuade a Texas appeals court today to reinstate some of the criminal charges against Rep. Tom DeLay, that were previously dropped. DeLay up for re-election to Congress while under indictment. In December, a judge threw out some of the conspiracy and money laundering charges against the former House majority leader, saying […]

Teresa Heinz Kerry to be Honored with Award for Excellence in the Field of Suicide Prevention

As anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide knows, suicide is the most misunderstood cause of death. Not only do those who lose someone they love to suicide not understand why it happened, but those who haven’t misunderstand it even less. There’s a certain stigma surrounding the subject of suicide, people in general […]