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Michigan Congressional Candidate Sharon Renier is Outspent 45 to 1

“Why are they bringing in Cheney against some little chicken farmer?” asked Sharon Renier, referring to herself, “Are they worried?” The race in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District to replace incumbent moderate Republican Joe Schwartz is turning out to be competitive after all, according to recent polling reported in a good blog post at MyDD. Schwartz […]

Kerry Goes After Swift Boater’s In Email Pitch for the Patriot Project

In an email sent out to his 3 million strong email list today, John Kerry went after the Swift Boat shill groups that spew “thousands of lies” against patriots who dare to dissent, backed by “millions of dollars.” We’re not going to take it any more — fight back… Dear Friend, Shame on us if […]

Joe Likes Bolton – Shays Likes Joe

Joe Lieberman likes John Bolton… Talking about being out of step with the Democratic party… Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman yesterday endorsed controversial Bush appointee John Bolton for a permanent slot at the United Nations – putting him at odds once again with Democrats, including his Senate colleague Chris Dodd… “I see no reason not to […]

Dick’s Denial Doesn’t Register in the Heartland

Dark lord Dick Cheney was on Rush Limbaugh today painting “a positive picture of conditions in Iraq” Think Progress reports that Cheney concluded, “If you look at the general overall situation, they’re doing remarkably well.” If you can bear to listen, Think Progress has the audio here. It’s beyond astounding at this point how deep […]

John Kerry in Michigan to Stump for Granholm and Attend Dedication for Fallen Officer Memorial

John Kerry will be in Michigan tomorrow stumping for Governor Jennifer Granholm, but he’ll be making a stop in downtown Lansing at 1 p.m. Wednesday to dedicate land for the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Monument. Gov. Jennifer Granholm and a host of local and state officials will also be on hand for the dedication, […]

Ken Lay’s Conviction Erased From Record

A federal judge in Houston today wiped the slate clean on the fraud and conspiracy conviction against Ken Lay, the Enron founder who died of heart disease in July. In doing this the court bowed to “decades of legal precedent” and has now frustrated “government attempts to seize nearly $44 million from his estate.” Isn’t […]

John Kerry on Bush’s Promise to Maliki Not to Change Course in Iraq

Yesterday Bush promised Iraq Prime Minister Maliki that the U.S. would ‘stay the course’ in Iraq despite the growing dissent against the war that has recently included some high profile Republican Senators. Public approval of the war is at an all time low, but Bush plods on in a ‘state of denial.’ John Kerry issued […]

Smiling GOP Politico’s Witness Signing of ‘Torture Bill’

Why are all these smug GOP politico’s smiling? Because Bush signed his ‘torture bill’ this morning “authorizing tough interrogation of terror suspects and smoothing the way for trials before military commissions, calling it a “vital tool” in the war against terrorism.” The legislation cover’s the Bush administration in the wake of the Supreme Court decision […]