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by kos
Comment Count 283 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 07:31 AM PST with 87 Recommends
Sen. Claire McCaskill's 2006 win was helped by a minimum wage measure on the Missouri ballot. Republicans blocking a minimum wage increase (which is to say, basically all the Republicans in Congress)
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 09:14 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I decided to take a break from redistricting diaries and instead give all of you more information about my home state of Connecticut. I thus decided to present to you a detailed analysis of the past ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
So the Illinois House may be voting on marriage equality today. The reason they are able to even have the vote today has its roots back in 2006, when myself and many volunteers kept a referendum ...
by ChgoBrad
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 06:16 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In honor of great speeches and roasts at White House Correspondents dinners, and in light of all of the recent revisionist history of Bush the Lesser, I give you the best one of all time: Stephen ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 135 comments on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 07:25 PM PDT with 292 Recommends
Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who accidentally shot Texas attorney Harry Whittington during a 2006 quail-hunting trip , told FOX News that he thinks that armed school guards are a "more ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 04:29 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Boot! ...
by kos
Comment Count 158 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 06:15 AM PST with 152 Recommends
The Detroit Tigers are in the 2012 World Series after humbling the New York Yankees (favorite team of many 1%-ers, for sure). However our politics may or may not align with our sporting fandoms, ...
by penncove
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 03:43 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Way back in 2006, Mitt Romney unintentionally and presciently defended Barack Obama against Romney's own attacks on Obama's jobs record: "I came in and the jobs had been just falling off a cliff. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 07:35 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
At this point, I'm looking at Mitt Romney flailing out there, clearly about to go under, in WAY over his head, and I'm thinking: I don't want to throw this guy an anchor. NO! Somebody's gotta try ...
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 03:36 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
We know Mitt Romney in Massachusetts. We know that the last thing he wants national voters to see is his record as Governor of the Bay State. Romney's term as occupant of "the Corner Office" was ...
by TayTay
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 10:10 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Lately, we have been hearing a lot of this: “Why vote!? It’s the Supreme Court , stupid!” NO , it WAS ...
by priceman
Comment Count 365 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 08:19 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Immigrants are yet another group that the right wants us to turn against, to keep working people from seeing that their interests—native-born and immigrant, working-class and middle-class, ...
by BentLiberal
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Sep 05, 2011 at 09:01 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Good news for the fighter from Pennsylvania, Sen. Bob Casey. PPP has his favorables at a pretty decent 40/32,
by uclabruin
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jul 13, 2011 at 09:51 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Hey, I got a tip last time! Woo! Anyway, here's the rest of the section on Congress. Next time, kooky and/or cool people from Congress!
by Ponder Stibbons
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 11:22 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
There have been a few diaries this morning on turnout, so I thought I would provide a bit of data, based on turnout numbers and some percentages from a diary from earlier today.
by pat of butter in a sea of grits
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 11:30 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Harry Reid has played a valued role, since taking over for the failed Tom Daschle, but his leadership has become less and less dynamic over the past several years. His debate performance against ...
by enthusiast
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 06:32 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Even in unfavorable election climates or off years, I always seem to get election fever at some point in September. As disgusted as I've been in recent months watching the political climate get ...
by Mark27
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 08:34 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
On the Polling and Political Wrap, I'd argue that (and this is a conservative estimate) a quarter of the comments emanate from some criticism of a particular poll based on the demographics inherent ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 171 comments on Sun Sep 05, 2010 at 02:00 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
By the end of this week, the financial status of every federal campaign in America will be known, as the FEC deadline for reporting second quarter fundraising totals looms this coming Thursday. ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 132 comments on Sun Jul 11, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends