Posts tagged "democrats"

Nevada Senate Candidate Demands Reid Campaign Take Down Re-Creation of Website

The campaign of Nevada US Senate candidate Sharron Angle demanded through a cease-and-desist letter that her rival’s campaign take down a replica of her old website. Sharron Angle’s old website had her positions listed. Several of her outlandish, controversial, and downright idiotic position views were scrubbed after she won the Nevada Republican primary race. Talking... Read more »

US Senate Candidate: "I'm Not in the Business of Creating Jobs"

Tea Party darling and Nevada United States Senate candidate Sharron Angle has everyone laughing and is in hot water after being embarrassed by the campaign of her opponent, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The Reid campaign has released a video montage of Angle saying twice it is not and will not be her duty to... Read more »

Illinois Lawmakers Blow Through Self-Imposed Budget Deadline

Bleeding Red Ink Get ready for more threats, demands, and gimmicks. Tonight, Illinois legislators scurried out of Springfield without passing a budget for the state. While Illinois law requires the lawmakers to have a budget by May 31st or risk a state shutdown and/or overtime legislative session, party leadership set today’s date as their deadline. Will... Read more »

Republicans to Debate Financial Reform Bill on Senate Floor

Some of the Republican wall of opposition has been taken down. Senate Republicans have agreed to debate the financial reform package on the Senate floor. Republican leader Mitch McConnell said he wanted Democrats to stop the “the partisan gamesmanship” over financial reform. Like the partisan gamesmanship where he went and met with Big Wall Street... Read more »

Alexi Giannoulias Statement on Broadway Bank Failure

Alexi Giannoulias (Giannoulias Campaign Photo) The Alexi Giannoulias campaign sent out this email today shortly after 8 pm. The email can be seen as Alexi’s side of the story of the Broadway Bank collapse. After coming to America as an immigrant from Greece, my father decided to start his own community bank to help give... Read more »

Republican Senator Blasts Obama Attempts at Financial Reform

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell The top Senate Republican blasted the Obama Administration’s plans for financial industry reform on Tuesday.  According to the Washington Post, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, said “The fact is, this bill wouldn’t solve the problems that led to the financial crisis. It would make them worse.” He added, “This bill not... Read more »

Tea Party's Own Supporters Show Its Shallow Stupidity

If you haven’t heard of the Tea Party by now, you have been living brain dead.  A lot has been written about the Tea Party, its members, and its detractors. However, no one has really challenged the Tea Party yet at the same time, no ones what it is really capable of. In an article... Read more »

Healthcare Drama on the House Floor; Republicans and Democrats Have HCR Wrong

Abortion, socialism, this, that, and the other.  That is all of the bull I’ve heard since Friday. As I am typing this, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) is saying America is at a “crossroads.” He says the “trillion dollar” healthcare bill has caused “fear” among Americans.  Well, it certainly has and Mr. Cantor has had a... Read more »

Illinois Governor Race: Brady Leads Quinn in Poll

After being officially being declared the winner in the Republican gubernatorial primary last week, a Rasmussen Reports poll shows state senator Billy Brady leading incumbent Governor Quinn.  With the poll showing Brady leading Quinn 47%-37%, what does each candidate need to do to win? Pat Quinn Bill Brady BradyMuch of Brady’s 10 percentage point lead... Read more »

Obama Urges Congress to Finish the Job on Health Care, But Does Congress Owe Us One?

Today, President Obama urged Congress to finish the job on health care.  He said in a speech at the White House, “I believe the United States Congress owes the American people a final vote on health care reform.”  I also believe that Congress owes us, the American people, a vote of finality on health care. ... Read more »