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Democrats Favored in the Uncertain Economy

AP Economics Writer Jeannine Aversa reports that “the nation’s economy has encountered its share of bumps this year, and voters are uneasy.” The trend of the voters uneasy, even queasy feeling about the economy bodes well for Democrats this year… “59 percent of voters believe Democrats would do a better job handling the economy, while […]

Bush: No Iraq Timetable

The Decider decided today that there will be no timetables for Iraq, despite the growing dissent among Republican party stalwarts over the situation in Iraq. President Bush telephoned Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki today and reassured him the administration has no timetable on support for his government but believes more needs to be done to […]

Weldon Probe Continues as FBI Raids Four Homes, Two Offices

The FBI conducted six raids this morning in connection with Rep. Curt Weldon (R., Pa.) investigation that involves his daughter and a longtime friend. In all, agents executed four search warrants in Philadelphia and two in Jacksonville, Fla., officials said. In Center City, agents searched the law office of John Gallagher, a Weldon friend who […]

Cardin Maintains 7-Point Lead, Joined by Kerry In Crucial Pr. George’s

Rasmussen Reports latest poll in the Maryland Senate race shows today that, “Democratic Congressman Benjamin L. Cardin is maintaining a moderate lead of 50% to 43% over Lieutenant Governor Michael S. Steele (R).” When undecided voters leaning toward a major-party candidate are added to the tallies, the Democrat’s advantage grows to nine points, 53% to […]

Tearing Down the Myth of the ‘Values’ Voter

In his latest column in Newsweek, Jonathan Alter explains that he’d like to see the “V word—values,” lose “its meaning and ability to hurt people.” The Mark Foley page scandal might be the ticket for finally turning this loaded and unfair term around… “Values voters”—descended from “Joe Six-Pack” and “soccer moms” and other products of […]

Two GOP Senators Urge Change of Course for Iraq

Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and John Warner of Virginia have joined the “growing list of Republicans who are speaking out against President Bush’s current plan for Iraq as U.S. casualties rise.” Chalk up another Kerry was right moment, as more of the right bails on Bush’s “stay the course” routine and begins to urge […]