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The Nightmare Continues II: The Battle for Baghdad… and Iraq

As I noted here earlier, the Bush administration announced on Tuesday, that they will shift more troops to Baghdad in their latest effort to shore up security in the civil war torn area. The NY Times notes: The plan is to concentrate on specific neighborhoods rather than distribute the forces throughout the city, control movement […]

John Kerry to Stump Across Iowa for Local Democrats

John Kerry will travel to Iowa on Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, 2006 to stump for local Democrats. Kerry has been traveling the country raising money for Democratic candidates for months — he has given or raised almost 10 million dollars for Democratic candidates or committees this cycle. After testifying at a field […]

Democrats Say Iraq War is Top Problem

A new Associated Press-Ipsos poll found that 1/3 of Democrats, 31 percent, “identified war, both the three-year-old Iraq war and conflicts in general, as the top problem for the country while 14 percent listed the economy, highlighting an issue at the forefront for Democrats, with less than four months to the midterm elections.” Republicans were […]

John Kerry: Broken Energy Policy Hurting Small Businesses

As I reported here yesterday, gas prices have soared to their second highest level in history and Big Oil corporations are preparing to announce their record second quarter profits. Senator John Kerry announced his plans on Tuesday to file an amendment to the Gulf Coast Energy Security bill, scheduled to be considered this week in […]

The Nightmare Continues: Israeli Airstrike Hits U.N. Observer Post, Bush to Send More Troops to Baghdad

The nightmare in the Middle East continues… Late Tuesday, an Israeli airstrike hit a UN post in southern Lebanon “killing at least two of the agency’s observers, according to the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon.” Reports seems to be unclear, as it was intially reported that four UN onservers had been killed. CNN reports: The […]