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U.S.-Iran Tensions Could Trigger War

The big news tonight is that tensions between the U.S and Iraq could “trigger accidental war.” Citing Iranian involvement with Iraqi militias and Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, the Bush administration has shifted to offense in its confrontation with Iran — building up the U.S. military in the Persian Gulf and promising more aggressive moves against Iranian […]

Kerry to Question FCC Chairman Over Direct TV-Major League Baseball Deal

John Kerry said on Wednesday that he intends to seek answers from the FCC at a hearing on Thursday about a pending deal with DirectTV that would make it harder for baseball fans to watch their favorite teams. Personally, I’m not a sports fan, but if I were this would piss me off… “Extra Innings” […]

Obama Shuts Out FOX News

The Obama camp has got some smarts in my book — “Obama camp has “frozen out” Fox News reporters and producers in the wake of the network’s major screw-up in running with the erroneous Obama-the-jihadist story reported by Insight magazine.” I heard Ed Schultz talking about this earlier today on his show and Ed was […]

New Kerry Tax Credits Would Protect Soldiers from Pay Cuts

Once again, John Kerry is fighting for benefits for Veterans and their families, as well as helping small businesses effected by the loss of employees to active duty during the war… Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) today introduced legislation to bolster small businesses and their employees who are called to military service. […]

Media Distorts Kerry’s Announcement on ’08 Decision

Eric Boehlert, author of Lap Dogs, has a great piece on Media Matters on the distortion of John Kerry’s speech on the Senate Floor last week announcing his decision to not run for president, but to instead pursue ending the Iraq War. At one point in the speech, Kerry “became emotional and his voice caught.” […]

Kerry Praises Senate Minimum Wage Vote

The vote on raising the minimum wage for the first time in 10 years moved a step closer to in the Senate on Tuesday as Senate Democrats cleared a key hurdle in the path, compliments of the GOP members of the Senate. Democrats had to agree to “business tax breaks that House Democrats want removed,” […]

Senate Judicary Committee Takes on Bush’s War: ‘He Is Not the Sole Decider’

Senate Democrats today, asserted the right to block Bush on the Iraq War in a Subcommittee Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee led by Senator Russ Feingold. The hearing started laying the constitutional groundwork “for an effort to block President Bush’s plan to send more troops to Iraq and place new limits on the conduct […]

Soldier’s Death Strengthens Kerry and Dodd’s Resolve to End Iraq War

When John Kerry spoke on the Senate Floor last week about his plans to offer a resolution to set a deadline to “limit this war and bring our participation to a conclusion,” and his decision not to run for president again, he spoke of a chance encounter in Baghdad that he and Senator Dodd had […]