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Bloomberg for Gore ’08?

The N.Y. Times had a quip about NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg touting Al Gore ’08 at the Tribeca Film Festival yesterday, but Al wasn’t on the crowded stage tonight for the first Democratic debate. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said yesterday that he hoped former Vice President Al Gore would run for president in 2008, saying […]

Polls, Polls

A couple of interesting polls came out today. First is the Rasmussen Reports Poll that shows that “Fifty-seven percent (57%) of American voters now favor either an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq (37%) or a firm deadline for their withdrawal (20%).” Bush needs to get if he vetos the spending bill he’s not listening […]

If They Only Knew

Kerry Says Senate Vote Ends Indefinite US Role in Iraq’s Civil War

Following the vote yesterday in the House, the Democratic controlled Senate passed legislation today “that would require the start of troop withdrawals from Iraq by Oct. 1, propelling Congress toward a historic veto showdown with President Bush on the war.” The 51-46 vote was largely along party lines, and like House passage of the same […]

Paul Begala: ‘David Broder Is a Gasbag’

Paul Begala ripped into David Broder on the HuffPo today over Broder’s column about Harry Reid in the WaPo. The gist from Begala… a gasbag, is a gasbag, is a gasbag. Here’s a few quips from Paul Begala’s post, it’s a must read: One of the few regrets I have in life is that I […]

‘Buying The War’

Last night PBS premiered their new Bill Moyers Journal series and it started out with a bang, “”Buying the War,” a 90-minute documentary that explores the role of the press in the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq.” I mentioned the show here last night and recommended watching it. Incase you missed it, the transcript […]

Setting the Stage for ’08

The White House has been busy at work, setting the stage for Republicans to attempt to take another federal election. R. Jeffrey Smith reports in the WaPo: White House officials conducted 20 private briefings on Republican electoral prospects in the last midterm election for senior officials in at least 15 government agencies covered by federal […]