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Kerry Says Democrats Can Make a More Secure Nation

Massachusetts Senator John Kerry was in Story City, Iowa on Saturday stumping for Democrat Rich Olive, who is running for the Iowa Senate District 5 seat. (John Kerry and Rich Olive) At the fundraising event for Rich Olive, Kerry “challenged Democrats to take back statehouses and governor’s mansions across the nation in November, saying the […]

House Passes Minimum Wage Hike

The House passed a minimum wage hike late last night while “also permanently slashing the estate tax.” GOP leaders calculate the move might actually “garner enough Senate support to become law.” In the rush to bolster their party’s accomplishments before leaving today on a five-week summer break, House Republican leaders effectively took a gamble. If […]

Mel Gibson Issues Apology

As Ron reported here earlier, Mel Gibson went on a tirade when arrested for drunk driving Friday. Unfortunately, the tirade was reported to be filled with a slew of anti-Semitic statements. AP reports that Gibson has issued a lengthy statement today apologizing for his “drunk driving arrest and saying he has battled alcoholism throughout his […]

Kerry: Don’t Change Primary Calendar Iowa First

During his visit to Iowa yesterday, John Kerry said that the 2008 presidential primary calendar proposed by a DNC committee last week “risks complicating the nomination process.” “I’m in favor of Iowa as the first caucus and New Hampshire as the first primary,” Kerry told The Des Moines Register after testifying in Iowa City at […]

John Kerry to Address Growing Health Care Crisis, Offer Real Solutions

On Monday, July 31, John Kerry will deliver a major speech on heath care at Faneuil Hall in Boston at noon. WHEN: Monday, July 31, 2006 — 12:00 noon WHERE: Faneuil Hall — Boston, Massachusetts

John Kerry and Lance Armstrong Speak at University of Iowa Feild Hearing on Cancer

John Kerry joined Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa and Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and seven-time Tour de France champion to speak at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee On Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Field Hearing on Cancer on Friday. At the hearing Armstrong said, “It is clear to me that the only […]

This is Our Leader… This is Our Leader Without a Clue

Once again George W. Bush proved that he doesn’t have a clue, when cornered by David Gregory on the Middle East situation, during the press conference with Tony Blair on Friday. The transcript of the interchange with Gregory is here. Hat tip to Josh Marshall: Behold our Middle East Policy. The WaPo reports on the […]