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Bush Says Country ‘Better Off’ With Hastert in Power – Kerry Says Take the Gavel Out of His Hands and Wipe the Smirk Off W

Smirky stood shoulder-to-shoulder with perv enabler “House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, offering a powerful boost in his moment of need and declaring the country “better off” with Hastert in power.” “I am proud to be standing with the current speaker of the House who is going to be the future speaker of the House,” […]

Kerry to Bush: American Oil Addiction is No Accident

Dubya has an addiction to oil. And although he claims to be concerned about “America’s addiction to oil” he keeps feeding it out of his own greed. Today Bush said he “worries that declining gasoline prices will make Americans less concerned about the nation’s future energy needs.” “Energy is — look, let me just put […]

Open Letter Sent to 50 States Urges Emergency Paper Ballot Plans and Procedures for November Election

Brad Friedman of BradBlog reports today that an urgent letter has been sent to the “Governors, Secretaries of State and State Election Directors of all 50 states urging them to immediately create and implement plans and procedures for allowing the use of Emergency Paper Ballots at every local jurisdiction during this November’s general election.” Brad […]

John Kerry on Governor Mark Warner’s Announcement

Mark Warner announced today that he will not be throwing his hat into the ring for the ’08 presidential election. John Kerry issued the following statement about Warner’s announcement: “I have great respect for Governor Warner and his service to Virginia and the Democratic Party. “Anyone who has wrestled with this decision knows how hard […]

Using Faith

Another scathing expose of the Bush administration is preparing to hit the book shelves and it’s a doozy. Countdown has an exclusive on ‘Tempting Faith,’ by David Kuo, who worked for the Bush administration as special assistant to the president, from 2001 to 2003. More than five years after President Bush created the Office of […]

More No Warner Run in ’08

Mark Warner has decided not to run for president in ’08. Both Todd and I noted the breaking news below. Warner’s made what evidently was a tough choice, but he also noted that he is commited as ever to work to help Democrats get elected in ’06. “In the short-term,” Warner said, “I am going […]

National Journal – Breaking: Warner May Not Run in ’08

From an email from National Journal’s Hotline: Ex-VA Gov. Mark Warner plans to make a major announcement today about his 2008 presidential bid, three Virginia Democratic sources said. According to two Virginia Democrats who have been formally briefed, Warner is expected to say that he has decided not to run for president in 2008. Warner […]

Army Plans Current Iraq Troop Levels Until 2010, Kerry Reiterates His Call to Change Course

The top Army officer, Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, said on Wednesday that the U.S. Army has “plans to keep the current level of soldiers in Iraq through 2010.” This is a “later date than Bush administration or Pentagon officials have mentioned thus far.” …his comments were the latest acknowledgment by Pentagon officials that a significant […]