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John Kerry on Senate Vote to Defeat Election-Year Constitutional Amendment on Same Sex Marriage

The gay marriage amendment failed in the Senate today. The amendment “backed by President Bush and conservative groups, was soundly defeated in the Senate yesterday after proponents failed to persuade a bare majority of all senators to support the measure.” John Kerry issued the following statement on the defeat of the amendment today: “In the […]

Rabid Creature Attacks Jersey Girls

Ann Coulter, the poster girl of what now passes for the revolting Republican party, attacks the Jersey Girls while shilling for her latest putrid tome of hatred.

Adam Lisberg of the NY Daily News writes of “Ann’s vicious screed“:

When their husbands were killed on 9/11, four New Jersey widows tried to find out why – and now no-holds-barred conservative pundit Ann Coulter is mercilessly denouncing them as “witches.”

“I’ve never seen people enjoying their husbands’ deaths so much,” Coulter writes in her new book.

Her brutal words were challenged yesterday on national television by “Today” host Matt Lauer – and she was slammed by the widows she derided as self-absorbed, limelight-seeking “harpies.”

Kennedy, Kerry Press Condoleezza Rice to Explain U.S. Ambassador to Armenia’s Dismisall

Today Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Senator John Kerry sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, requesting an explanation for the early dismissal of John Evans, Ambassador to Armenia. Ambassador Evans reportedly used the term “genocide” early last year, in describing the atrocities inflicted on the Armenian people in 1915. Several American officials […]

It’s Official: Angelides to Challenge the Governator in November

The California race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, was a tight race, State Treasurer Phil Angelides beat out Controller Steve Westly to challenge Republican Governator Arhnold Schwarzenegger in November. It’s official – Phil has won the Democratic Primary!

Lobbyist Ties: Retirement Account of DeLay’s Wife Traced

Looks as though Mrs. Tom DeLay has received a nice little nest egg from lobbyist Edwin A. Buckham, Tom DeLay’s former Chief of Staff… A registered lobbyist opened a retirement account in the late 1990s for the wife of then-House Whip Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) and contributed thousands of dollars to it while also paying her […]

Hotline’s Blogometer Reports, “KERRY: Meet The ‘Bloogers'”

Although Hotline’s Blogometer tends to lean right with their daily commentary on political blogosphere left and right, yesterday they featured an lengthy review of last week’s “Blooger” meeting with John Kerry here in Los Angeles. Drawing largely from my post here on the meeting, and some of the others who attended, Hotline’s Blogometer gave the […]

Dem Daily Donation Drive

The Democratic Daily will have two members at the Take Back America Conference in Washington, DC, June 12 – 14. Donation Drive: Help send a Blogger to the Take Back America Conference – Final Goal $160…

Senate Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Today, the Senate blocked the bid to amend the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. Proponents of the measure failed to “get the 60 votes needed to end debate and move to a vote on the actual amendment.” The Senate vote was 49-48 to end debate. Opponents called the measure an election-year ploy that wasted precious […]