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Have You Heard? Obama ’08

It was kind of hard to miss today — the news that Barack Obama is considering a run for the White House in ’08. “Given the responses that I’ve been getting over the last several months, I have thought about the possibility, but I have not thought about it with the seriousness and depth that […]

Harold Ford, Jr.: The Path to Power

Harold Ford, Jr. is looking mighty strong in Tennessee. Newsweek says Ford is “running from his party in one of the must-win Senate races for the Democrats.” Reading the Newsweek piece I’ve got one thing to say to Mr. Ford: “You Go, Harold — You Win That Race!” That’s right, because we know — you […]

Kerry Slaps Down Bush on ‘This Week’ (Video): Bush Charge on Iraq ‘Reprehensible’

On ABC’s ‘This Week’ today, in response to Bush’s performance before him, John Kerry called Bush’s charges a “Lie.” Kerry has not held back any punches in recent days when it comes to calling the Bush administration on what they are — an administration without a policy, an administration that “lied in the walkup to […]

Va., Mo. and Tenn. May Tip the Balance for Dems in the Senate

In the past two weeks Democrats have significantly increased their chances of taking control of the Senate. As the GOP candidates continue to flounder, polls and independent analysts show that the battle is now “focused intensely on three states in the Midwest and upper South: Missouri, Tennessee and Virginia.” Democratic challengers are in strong positions […]

Ted Kennedy on the N.Y. Times Report that Bush Administration is Calling for Timetables in Iraq

The N.Y. Times reports today that the Bush administration is “drafting a timetable for the Iraqi government to address sectarian divisions and assume a larger role in securing the country, senior American officials said.” Say what? Timetables? Details of the blueprint, which is to be presented to Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki before the end […]