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Poll: Bush Dips

NEWSWEEK’s latest poll shows that Bush’s approval rating has taken a slight dip since their last poll in mid-August. While 38 percent of respondents approved and 55 percent disapproved of his job performance back then, now 36 percent approve and 56 percent disapprove. That approval figure nearly matches the president’s all-time low of 35 percent […]

Flip, Flop and Lieberman

Joe Lieberman is whistling a new tune and it’s not the classic “Flip, Flop and Fly.” Instead it’s his own version of Flip, Flop and Lieberman… Joe Lieberman, the three-term Democrat whose independent campaign for re-election is being seen as a referendum on the Iraq war, said Friday he would consider taking a look at […]

Gone Fishin’

Ah yup, ah ha… if you’re gonna go to Maine, you gotta go fishin’… Of course it’s nothing new to have the “gone fishing” sign hanging outside the Oval Office. Bush has been on an extended vacation since selected. The frat boy in chief it is reported, declined his usual golf game with Poppy, and […]

Protests Bust Up Bush’s Vacation

Bush was in Maine at his parent’s century-old summer home on the coast for a “little relaxation, a distant cousin’s wedding and some family time.” What he got was a “boisterous reminder nearly on his bucolic doorstep of the unpopularity of his Iraq policies.”

Hillary Clinton Strategist Joins Lamont Campaign As Adviser

Ned Lamont met with Hillary Clinton yesterday in New York. Over for coffee they discussed campaign strategy and Hillary’s offer to host a fundraiser for Lamont. Although Clinton has received criticism from opponents of the Iraq war for her “refusal to recant her 2002 vote authorizing the Iraq conflict,” the move to step up support […]

Will More Pro-war Voices Call For A Pullout from Iraq?

Rep. Chris Shays is facing an anti-war Dem opponent in a tough midterm election race in Connecticut and he’s starting to express doubts about the “stay the course” rhetoric from the Bush administration when it comes to Irag. Since day one of the Iraq war, Shays, a moderate Republican from Connecticut’s liberal leaning Fourth District, […]