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What a Mess – McEwan Also Resigns from Edwards Campaign

Melissa McEwan of Shakespeare’s Sister, who was hired last week to be a netroots coordinator for the Edwards campaign has also resigned from the campaign today, in the wake of the controversy perpetuated by the conservative Catholic group led by Bill Donohue and many wingnut bloggers. What disturbs me as a woman blogger is the […]

She’s With Bill

Not that anyone could forget, but just incase Hillary Clinton made it clear while campaigning in NH over the last weekend, that she’s with Bill… As she made her first outing to New Hampshire as a presidential candidate last weekend, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton left her husband at home, yet she tried to tap his […]

Kerry on North Korea’s Announcement of Nuclear Disarmament

North Korea promised today, via an international accord, “to close down and seal its main nuclear reactor within 60 days in return for 50,000 tons of fuel oil as a first step in abandoning all nuclear weapons and research programs.” North Korea also reaffirmed a commitment to disable the reactor in an undefined next phase […]

Kerry Says Passenger Data Glitch Threatens Airline Safety

Yesterday, Senator John Kerry called for an investigation into the status of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Secure Flight Program, which is being designed to pre-screen airline passengers against a watch list, preventing suspicious passengers from boarding aircraft in the United States. “In our post 9/11 world, keeping air travel safe is a top priority […]

Marcotte Resigns from Edwards’ Campaign

Days after the controversy appeared to be put to rest over the Edwards campaign hiring Amanda Marcotte of Pandagon as blogmaster for their campaign blog, Marcotte resigned yesterday citing further harrassment from “right wing shill Bill Donohue,” president of the “Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights.” This is a truly sad turn of events […]

The X Factor for ’08

During the 1960 campaign, John Kennedy said he sometimes felt sorry for Richard Nixon: “It must be hard getting up every morning trying to decide who you’re going to be that day.” That could be the X Factor for 2008. Since Kennedy, few politicians have seemed so comfortable in their own skins. Ronald Reagan and […]