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Ted Stevens’ Northern Exposure

The FBI is investigating Senator Ted Stevens’ remolding job on his legal residence in Girdwood, Alaska. Apparently, the remolding job is causing Stevens a little heat as it “involved the top executive of Veco Corp. in the hiring of at least one of the key contractors.” Three contractors who worked on the project said in […]

Plame Was ‘Covert’ at Time of Leak

Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald disclosed today in court for the first time, a new “unclassified summary of outed CIA officer Valerie Plame’s employment history.” Plame was indeed a ‘NOC.’ The summary is part of an attachment to Fitzgerald’s memorandum to the court supporting his recommendation that I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Cheney’s former top […]

Getting Republicans to Jump Ship

After a humiliating retreat on Iraq funding and with abysmal approval ratings, Congressional Democrats go back to work for a war of attrition with the White House this summer. Whatever else they do, Democrats should press Sen. Byrd’s effort to overturn the 2002 resolution that sanctioned the invasion of Iraq–for more reasons than one. Strategically, […]

Obama Offers Universal Health Care Plan

Barack Obama has put his vision for Universal Health Care on the table with the claims that it would “provide every citizen a means for coverage and calls on government, businesses and consumers to share the costs of the program.” The plan “could save the average consumer $2,500 a year and bring health care to […]

What It Means To Be Secure

Gary Hart reminds us “What It Means To Be Secure” on the all new HuffPo. Hart says: The current debate on financing military operations in Iraq, as well as the Memorial Day just past, stimulated yet again my 30-year search for a national security policy that liberal and progressive Americans can endorse. He weighs in […]