Huma Abedin, the Muslim wife of disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner, works as one of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aides
Former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann wrote a letter alleging that Abedin’s family has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood but provided no proof of the statements
On Wednesday it was the typically press shy Huma Abedin who made the headlines instead of her husband, disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner.
First, she and Weiner appeared in [...]
Republican fights off recall challenge from Mayor Tom Barrett
First governor in U.S. history to keep his job in the face of recall challenge
Overwhelming voter turnout giving GOP hope that Romney will prevail in Wisconsin in presidential election
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin increased his majority in a recall election victory that delivered a warning shot to President Obama and showed that Republican politicians can face down unions and survive in office.
The nation needs the so-called Buffett Rule and can’t afford to keep giving tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans “who don’t need them and didn’t even ask for them,” President Barack Obama said in his weekly address.
“As many Americans rush to file their taxes this weekend, it’s worth pointing out that we’ve got a tax system that doesn’t always uphold the principle of everyone doing their part,” Obama said.
His address [...]
BY: Andrew Stiles - March 27, 2012 12:28 pm
The individual at the center of the controversial Trayvon Martin shooting is a registered Democrat.
George Michael Zimmerman, born Oct. 5, 1983, registered as a Democrat in Seminole County, Fla., in August 2002, according to state voter registration documents.
It is unclear whether he voted for President Barack Obama in 2008.
Some in the media have sought to blame Republican politicians and conservative activists for Martin’s death.
“[Republican politicians] reinforce and validate old [...]
At today’s TCA panel on HBO’s movieGame Change, director/executive producer Jay Roach said he tried to get Sarah Palin’s cooperation for the film about the 2008 presidential election, which is based on the book by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. “On behalf of the (film), I wrote a long letter explaining that I thought it would ?? we would just do better at getting the story right if she would talk [...]
I got an email from my nephew Daniel Sussman the screenwriter. He has been living in Greece for a while and thus has a calm, detached perspective on what’s going on in American politics. He wrote:
Okay, maybe this is naive, but…
Just about every sane person is (or a significant number of people are) appalled by the field of candidates vying for the Republican nomination. I would like to know two [...]
It may be bad form to harp on the same item three posts in a row, but I can’t resist taking a few jabs at Frank Luntz based on his latest talking points for Republicans concerned about Occupy Wall Street and rising inequality. It’s important to talk about this because Luntz’ latest talking points represent a significant danger not to Democrats and progressives so much as to conservatives themselves.
The genius [...]
(Reuters) – The mayor of a Wisconsin town said on Tuesday a local labor council would have to reimburse the city up to $2,000 for a Labor Day parade if organizers exclude Republican lawmakers from attending.
The move in Wausau, Wisconsin, came after a county labor official said last week that Republican politicians were not welcome at the event due to their party’s stance against [...]
Donald Trump may be leading a wide field of potential Republican presidential candidates in the polls, but he has little chance of actually reaching the White House, a new poll showed Tuesday.
Some 64 percent of general election voters — including 46 percent of Republican voters — would “definitely not vote for” the reality television star, according to a USA Today/Gallup survey. That was the [...]
On Public Investment, Republicans Again Show They Aren’t Serious
On public investment, Republicans again show they aren’t serious
By Steven Pearlstein
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
When talking about the federal government and its budget deficit, Republican politicians love to score points by noting that “you’d never run your household or your business that way.”
Then again, you’d never run your household or your business by ignoring investment. Yet now [...]
Look at the City of Bell in California. The city manager was collecting almost $1 million a year salary. His pension would/will amount to of $800,000 a year. He in turn, rubber stamped massive salary increases to the Chief of Police (who was already getting a fat pension from another California city) and other members of the city of Bell council. Remember, the City of Bell is a low [...]