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Kerry Blasts Bush’s N Korea Policy at Campaign Stop for Jack Carter in Nevada

More news tonight of John Kerry on the road… Today Kerry was in Nevada to endorse and campaign for Jack Carter for Senate. Jack Carter, son of Jimmy Carter, is running against Republican incumbent Sen. John Ensign. Ensign is your atypical Bush rubber-stamper — it’s time for Nevada to give Ensign the boot. Kerry took […]

Hastert Vows to Fire Anyone Who Hid Page Info

Already this sounds like Bush’s claim that who ever leaked Valerie Plame’s name to the press would be fired. Starting from the top down, Denny needs to be the first to go… House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., again said his staff aides acted appropriately last fall in handling information on Foley’s conduct. ”I didn’t think […]

Don’t forget the Democratic Daily

It is so wonderful to have the blog up at johnkerry.com! I see all the familiar faces posting over there, and some great “defenses” against the trolls. They may be clueless, but by rejecting them with sound logic and righteous rebuttal, we set the tone for ’08 and maybe even turn some people over to […]

Poll Finds Suspicion Surrounds Retreat In Gas Prices

Gas prices have dropped about 75 cents in the past two months and a new poll from the WaPo shows that drivers and voters are suspicious about the drop. Three out of 10 Americans think the recent fall in gasoline prices is a result of domestic political factors, including White House and Republican Party efforts […]

Phil Angelides: Always on Your Side

Here’s the latest ad from Phil Angelides: The L.A. Times Blog has some notes on a campaign event with Angelides yesterday… Angelides used far more aggressive language against Schwarzenegger than he did during Saturday’s debate. The Angelides campaign, which is taking supporters and the media to Modesto, Stockton, Oakland and San Francisco, has the new […]

Teresa Heinz Kerry Sponsors The Women’s Health and the Environment Conference

Found an ad for this in the blogosphere… Next Monday, Teresa Heinz Kerry and the Heinz Family Philanthropies will be sponsoring the 10th annual Women’s Health and the Environment Conference in Boston, MA. The Women’s Health and the Environment series encourages women to take an active and responsible role in decision-making about their health, lifestyle […]

‘Axis of Evil’ Bites Bush

It has been just about 5 years since Bush first introduced the now infamous concept of the “axis of evil” — Iraq, Iran and North Korea. Now, BushCo has reached a clear crisis point with each nation: “North Korea has claimed it conducted its first nuclear test, Iran refuses to halt its uranium-enrichment program, and […]

Bush Approval Withers

More bad poll news for the Decider and his party of corrupt cronies… “Sixty percent of Americans disapprove of the president’s job performance overall, five points from his worst disapproval ratings, with strong disapprovers outnumbering strong approvers by a 2-1 margin.” An unpopular war led by a beleaguered president has pushed the Republican Party back […]