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Kerry, Biden and Others Woo N.H. Firefighters, and More ’08 Chatter

PoliticsNH has a story on John Kerry and Joe Biden addressing the New Hampshire chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters on Monday, as potential ’08 candidates. Kerry has not confirmed that he will run as of yet, but it’s great to see him out there talking to the members of the IAFF who […]

Kerry to Address Rising Health Care Costs at National Small Business Association Breakfast

Looks like a busy day for John Kerry tomorrow, as he will be speaking at the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Congressional Breakfast in the morning and then he has another speech at American University in Washington, D.C. at 1:00 pm. As part of the NSBA’s 2006 Washington Presentation, this event will offer Senators and […]

John Kerry Addresses Small Business Health Care Legislation and Health Care Crisis

John Kerry, Ranking Democrat on the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, took to the Senate floor today to address S. 1955, the Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act, and other mportant health care issues, during what Senate Majority Leader Frist has declared “Health Week.” So far, I’ve yet to see anything of value […]

Podcast of LVRocks Interview: Pamela on the S.2.D. Show

For our readers who missed my interview last night on LVRocks, you can listen to the interview here. I had fun doing the interview, Shaun and I talked about the mid-term elections, John Kerry and a lot more. My thanks to Shaun for the invite to be on his show…

Feinstein, Snowe, Durbin Call for Raising Fuel Economy Standards for All Vehicles to 35 mpg by Year 2017

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), and Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) unveiled details today on legislation that would raise the average fuel economy standards for all vehicles, including SUVs and sedans, from 25 miles per gallon (mpg) to 35 mpg by model year 2017. If passed, the Feinstein-Snowe-Durbin bill would save: · 2.5 million barrels […]

John Kerry on House Rebuke of Bush on Climate Change

A House Committee voted for a mandatory cap on greenhouse gas emissions today, even with the Bush Administration still in denial on climate change. John Kerry issued the following statement on the vote by the House Appropriations Committee, today: “By supporting a mandatory cap on greenhouse gas emissions, the House Appropriations Committee today led a […]

Bush Travel Plans Found in the Trash

One would think that Bush’s travel plans would be high guarded and kept secret, but it seems that’s not always the case. WUSA9.com reports that Randy Hopkins a sanitation worker in the D.C. area, could not believe what he was seeing when hours before Bush’s scheduled trip to Florida yesterday, Hopkins found “a thick sheaf […]

Karl Rove and His Minions Have Run Out of Issues to Campaign On

The Republican party is bankrupt on ideas. They have nothing left to campaign on in the ’06 mid-terms, because simply put, the public isn’t buying what they have to sell. Just look at the the recent NY Times/CBS poll that I posted here last night. Harold Meyerson writes in the Washington Post, “Karl Rove and […]