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Kerry Says Census Statistics on Uninsured Americans Show Urgent Need for Action

The latest Census Report is out today, showing that although the poverty rate dropped in ’06, “the percentage of Americans without health insurance coverage hit a record high.” Census officials attributed the rise in uninsured Americans to 47 million from 44.8 million in 2005 mostly to Americans losing employer-provided or privately purchased health insurance. The […]

Clinton Scores UTA Endorsement

Not to be outdone by the big election ’08 news of the day just reported here below, that the IAFF has endorsed Chris Dodd, Hillary Clinton also scored a big union endorsement today as well. The United Transportation Union on Tuesday endorsed Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, the first national […]

Dodd Gets A Powerful Boost: IAFF Endorsement

In a surprising move, the IAFF has endorsed Chris Dodd for President. Word of the endorsement was rumored a couple of days ago, it’s official now as The Hill reports: International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) President Harold Schaitberger told The Hill Monday that Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) has won the union’s coveted endorsement. In […]

Defiant… Senator Craig: ‘I am not gay’

A defiant Senator Larry Craig declared in a press conference a short time ago, “I am not gay. I never have been gay.” He asked “the people of Idaho on Tuesday to forgive him for being arrested two months ago in a police sting in a men’s room at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.” From […]

Blogger Burn Out #3…a Continuing Conversation

The use of non-profit, 527’s or businesses to support bloggers in an effort to impact the ‘conversation’ is a topic that has NOT been addressed in the Progressive/Liberal Foundation ‘World’…

Will Craig Resign? Press Conference at 4:30 p.m. EDT

Senator Larry Craig will be holding a press conference in a few minutes in downtown Boise, Idaho. From ABC News: His future in doubt, with allies denouncing his behavior and former staffers voicing disbelief at his arrest, Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, will hold a press conference this afternoon that may answer questions about his political […]

Dark Side of the Moon

Night owls will delight in watching the total lunar eclipse tonight: The total lunar eclipse, the second this year, will be visible in North and South America, especially in the West. The event will begin on the West Coast at 1:51 a.m., according to NBC San Francisco Meteorologist Craig Herrera. That’s when the moon first […]