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Nancy Pelosi Backs Murtha for Majority Leader

Nancy Pelosi has thrown her support behind Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) for majority leader today, giving a significant boost to Murtha in his race for the position against Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.). “Your strong voice for national security, the war on terror and Iraq provides genuine leadership for our party, and I count on you […]

Henry Waxman Has A Long To Do List

Rep. Henry Waxman has a long to do list now that Democrats have taken over Congress. As a matter of fact, it’s so long, that his biggest problem will be deciding which one of the many areas of possible wrongdoing by the Bush adminstration, he will tackle first. There’s the response to Hurricane Katrina, government […]

Democrats and Iraq, Americans Are Waiting

The N.Y. Times notes in their Sunday editorial that all eyes are on the Democrats now that they have won control of Congress. Americans, the Times says, are waiting to hear if the Democrats “have any good ideas for how to get out of Iraq without creating even wider chaos and terrorism. Criticizing President Bush’s […]

Feingold Rules Out ’08 Run for President

Russ Feingold has ruled out running for president in 2008. Although the news may come as a surprise to his netroots supporters I personally never thought Feingold would put himself into the game. Feingold told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Saturday that he “will not seek his party’s presidential nomination in 2008.” “I never got […]