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Debate on Kerry-Feingold Amendment Tomorrow

The Senate debate on the Kerry-Feingold amendment is scheduled for tomorrow, it will be aired live on C-Span 2. My sources tell me that Senator Patrick Leahy has joined Barbara Boxer as a co-sponsor. The Boston Globe reported today on the extended deadline for the Kerry-Feingold amendment, which makes a lot of sense in my […]

Open Source Radio to Discuss “Steal This Election” Tonight

I received an email invitation for the members of the Dem Daily to participate in a blog discussion in conjunction with tonight’s Open Source Radio Show with Chris Lydon. Anyone who’s interested in particpating should check it out — the show airs at 7:00 pm est. Here’s the email… Hi Pamela, I’m a producer at […]

John Kerry Talks to Don Imus about Iraq, Elections and More…

John Kerry was on Imus in the Morning today. It’s a great interview, well worth reading in entirety. They cover a well of subjects including the Kerry – Feingold Iraq Amendment, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr’s recent Rolling Stone article, the possibility of Kerry ’08 and a whole lot more. Best quote from the interview: ‘My […]

Republican Infidelity

Republicans love to claim to be the party of family values, but may have problems in 2008. The Washington Monthly finds that “just a few years after infidelity was considered a dealbreaker for a presidential candidate, the party that presents itself as the arbiter of virtue may field an unprecedented two-timing trifecta.” Here’s the trifecta: […]

John Kerry and Russ Feingold: “No Time to Play it Safe!”

John Kerry and Russ Feingold sent out an email today asking that supporters call their Senators and tell them to support the Kerry-Feingold Amendment on Iraq: Dear Friend, We need you to stand with us — and we need you to do it now. In the next 24 to 48 hours, we will go to […]

Leaked Memo Shows Things Not Going Well in Iraq

While the Bush Administration and its defenders try to paint a rosy picture on events in Iraq, other evidence continues to come in suggesting things are not going well. The Independent reports on an n assessment by the American ambassador: A leaked cable from the US embassy in Baghdad signed by the ambassador paints a […]

It’s Official: Rather Leaving CBS

Following our report from Friday, CBS has officially announced that Dan Rather is leaving: Sean McManus, president of CBS News and Sports, made the announcement. “Of all the famous names associated with CBS News, the biggest and brightest on the marquee are Murrow, Cronkite and Rather,” McManus said. “With the utmost respect, we mark the […]

Former Bush Official Found Guilty

A former Bush Adminstartion official has been found guilty related to the Abramoff scandal: A jury found former Bush administration official David Safavian guilty Tuesday of covering up his dealings with Republican influence-peddler Jack Abramoff. Safavian was convicted on four of five felony counts of lying and obstruction. He had resigned from his White House […]