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John Kerry Urges Democrats to Fight Back

In an email sent out by the DCCC yesterday, John Kerry urged Democrats to fight back against the latest incarnation of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth group. In 2004, the Swift Boat group, backed by Texas businessman Bob Perry, made unsubstantiated allegations about Kerry’s Vietnam War heroism. The presidential nominee’s slow and uncertain response […]

Don’t Be Fooled By Arhnold, the Liberal Act is a Fraud – Angelides is the Real Democrat

Yesterday, the N.Y. Times reported that some Republican Governors are leaning more liberal in their run up to re-election. Among those noted was the Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger. Talk about your wolf in sheep’s clothing, Arhnold is the perfect example. I don’t care how much B.S. Arhnold has been selling the voters in California, he’s still […]

John Kerry Denounces House Vote for Jim Crow Era Poll Tax

There was more in the news today about voter rights and election integrity, including an editorial from the NY Times that I posted earlier about the House passing the Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006. Election Integrity my ass… John Kerry issued the following statement today, regarding yesterday’s vote in the House on the Federal […]

Bush, GOP Reach Agreement on Tribunal Laws

I had reported here earlier that Bush and McCain had reached a deal on Bush’s “military tribunal legislation.” The details of the agreement hammered out between Bush and the GOP are eeking out now. The Bush administration and Senate Republicans have announced that they come to an agreement on the “terms for the interrogation and […]

Kerry Presses FEMA to Keep its Promises to Small Business Owners Rebuilding the Gulf Coast

John Kerry sent a letter to FEMA Director David Paulison, calling on Paulison to disclose the details of the FEMA contacts awarded to small businesses, as they rebuild the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Kerry also inquired about whether those businesses have been paid in full, amidst allegations that FEMA has consistently […]

Breaking: Bush, McCain Reach Agreement on Tribunal Laws

NBC News is reporting that Bush and McCain have reached a deal on Bush’s tribunal law. President Bush and Republican negotiators led by Sen. John McCain have reached an agreement on legislation covering tribunals for enemy combatant suspects, NBC News has learned. Details on the deal were not immediately available, but Rep. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., […]

Kerry Bill Helps Small Businesses Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley

John Kerry introduced legislation today that would help small public companies with the costs of implementing Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. The Small Business Sarbanes-Oxley Assistance Act of 2006, introduced by Senator Kerry, would authorize the U.S. Small Business Administration to award federal grants to small businesses to help them cope with the cost of complying with Sarbanes-Oxley […]

Voter Suppression, A Cornerstones of the GOP’s Strategy for Winning Elections

The House put up a phony argument, “sold as a means of deterring vote fraud” when they passed a bill yesterday that “would require people to show photo ID to vote in 2008.” Don’t we have enough problems with the vote already? Starting in 2010, that photo ID would have to be something like a […]