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Cheney Flip Flops on 4th Branch Claim

Politico reports this morning that “Dick Cheney’s office is abandoning a justification for keeping the Vice-President’s secret papers out of the hands of the National Archives.” Bowing under pressure from Democrats including John Kerry (see here and here), senior Bush administration officials told The Politico, Cheney’s office “will no longer pursue” the 4th branch defense […]

Senate Republicans Block Labor Bill, Kerry Says, Opponents of Workers’ Rights Shortchange America’s Workers

Why do Senate Republicans hate American workers? The N.Y. Times reports that “Senate Republicans today blocked the labor movement’s top legislative priority, a bill that would have made it easier for unions to organize workers.” In a largely party line vote, supporters of the bill, the Employee Free Choice Act, failed to get the 60 […]

More Repubs Bail on Bush’s Iraq War as Poll Shows All Time Low in Support for War

More Republicans bailed on Bush’s Iraq War on Tuesday as a new poll showed an all time low in support for the war from the American public. Public support for the war in Iraq has fallen to a new low. Not only that, but Republican support is beginning to waver. […] But the public is […]

Elizabeth Edwards Confronts Ann Coulter on HARDBALL

Ouch… Elizabeth Edwards called into to HARDBALL today to confront Chris Matthews’ guest, right-wing pundit Ann Coulter. Edwards said “that Coulter’s “personal attacks” on former senator John Edwards and others were based on “the language of hate.”” She was responding to the recent attack by Coulter on John Edwards yesterday on ABC’s Good Morning America. […]

Cheney Continues to Duck and Dodge on Agency Scrutiny, Classified Documents

Yesterday, I reported here that John Kerry had written to David Addington, the Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney and asked for details as to “why Cheney believes that he is not subject to agency scrutiny?” The Hill reports that Cheney’s office dismissed “Democratic claims” including Kerry’s, “that Cheney is putting himself above […]

Kerry Asks Cheney to Explain His Latest Effort to Shield His Office from Scrutiny

As the pressure builds on Dick Cheney today, Senator John Kerry today wrote to David Addington, the Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney and asked for details about why Cheney believes that he is not subject to agency scrutiny? Addington recently claimed that Cheney does not consider himself part of the executive branch […]

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John Kerry or Ed O’Reilly — John Kerry Has My Vote

Dave Johnson of Seeing the Forest is cross-posting madly all over the web, ostensibly soliciting bloggers’ opinions of John Kerry. Why? Who is behind this? The phrasing of the question strikes me as disingenuous in the extreme. Kerry’s declared primary opponent Ed O’Reilly’s website shows him to be thin on resume, thin on ideas, and […]