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Clearly, there is something terribly wrong with the way top-level Republicans are running their campaigns.
Colorado political observers will recognize this as a Rep. Cory Gardner-style dig at Obamacare. As was the case with him, all Carpenter has to do is surf to an exchange website. She's got time, she's on furlough.
DENVER -- Colorado’s Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler arrived late to testify at the Senate committee hearing, but he came prepared. A practiced courtroom lawyer, he began slowly. He threw in folksy asides. He answered his own rhetorical questions. And he smiled at the majority-Democratic committee members as he railed against the election-reform bill they all support and that he wants desperately to derail. It was a dramatic moment in Colorado politics that had been building since Gessler took office two years ago.
Today, Wisconsin is holding the greatest recall election in U.S. history. Six Republican senators are on the block, a result of Governor Scott Walker's sweeping anti-worker's rights proposals and the legislative maneuvering he engineered to pass them, which managed to offend Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike. Amid a deep jobless recession, the brief Wisconsin campaigns have reportedly drawn roughly $40 million in spending. The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza describes them as "special elections on steroids," but adds that it's hard to draw any conclusions about what the unique showdown means
With her 20 minute "Story of Stuff" web-video, Annie Leonard explained some of the downside of consumerism to a lot of Americans. Now with her "Story of Citizens United" video, she explains why she and many others believe the corporate personhood extended by the 2010 Citizens United vs FEC Supreme Court decision threatens the U.S. democratic system of government. She calls on Americans to pass a Constitutional Amendment clarifying that the First Amendment granting the right to free expression is not meant to include corporations.
Blogger-troublemaker-muckraker and sometime L.A. radio host Brad Friedman Wednesday nabbed Daniel Ellsberg for an interview. Ellsberg, the Defense Department analyst who leaked the 1960s...
AP reports that Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod has declared she will sue right-wing activist publisher Andrew Breitbart for posting a tendentious blog and...
Former Bush Adviser and GOP top strategy man Karl Rove's book tour is coming to Littleton and Colorado Springs this weekend. Will he be...
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