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Frist Steps In It

Senate majority Leader Bill Frist seems to have stepped in it, big time today and his comments (or reported comments) made in Afghanistan are leaving Republicans wondering WTF. So much for the Republicans being tough on National Security. I don’t think Frist can worm out of this, the damage has been done in the eyes […]

Kerry: Foley Scandal Part of GOP ‘Culture of Corruption’

John Kerry denounced former Rep. Mark Foley today during an appearance at a campaign event in Ames, Iowa, shaming him for his explicit communications with a teenage congressional page that emerged late last week. As Kerry was denouncing Foley today in Iowa, Dennis Hastert was claiming that his aides “did not inform him about the […]

In Iowa, Kerry Assails Bush’s Foreign Policy

John Kerry was in Iowa today stumping for local candidates in Ames and Johnston, IA. During a campaign event for Michael Mauro, the Democratic candidate for secretary of state, Kerry called the Bush administration’s national security plan “the Katrina of foreign policy.” Kerry, Bush’s 2004 rival for the White House, criticized the Bush administration’s handling […]

‘State of Denial’ Topping Bestseller List

Bob Woodward’s ‘State of Denial’ is topping the bestseller lists on both Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. AP reports that “Just days after its release, Bob Woodward’s ‘State of Denial’ has already gone into its third printing, with 900,000 copies in print for the latest, and harshest, chronicle of the Bush administration by the celebrated […]

Foley Sought to Rendezvous with Page

The water is getting deeper for former Rep. Mark Foley. The Blotter reports today that Foley’s emails show that he sought to rendezvous with at least one page and may have actually met with one page in San Diego. In addition to explicit sexual language, former Congressman Mark Foley’s Internet messages also include repeated efforts […]

Polls Bode Well for Democrats in Senate Races

It’s five weeks until the midterm elections and the polls are starting to look even better for Democrats in key Senate races. MSNBC/McClatchy polls, conducted by Mason-Dixon in eight states, show Democrats are in striking distance of taking control of the Senate. The Democrats are very likely to gain several Senate seats with some races […]

‘State of Denial’

Bob Woodward’s new book ‘State of Denial’ has made a big smash in the news over the weekend including a 13 page excerpt in Newsweek and his interview with Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes. Woodward’s disclosures in ‘State of Denial’ have been turning up the heat on the Bush administration, including outcry from the 9/11 […]