February 9, 2006 -
The six new nominees appointed by President Bush for the expanded TVA board appeared before the Senate Public Works Committee yesterday. Their confirmations were expected to sail through the Senate with Bill Frist's steady hand at the helm.
February 5, 2006 -
Think the Jack Abramoff scandal isn't having much impact on politics? Ralph Reed, former darling of the religious right and current candidate for the second-in-command post in Georgia, would disagree:
February 3, 2006 -
The campaign finance watchdogs at the Center for Responsive Politics have just released the numbers on which politicians in the U.S. House raised the most money in 2005. Here's the breakdown:
February 1, 2006 -
"Keeping America competitive requires us to be good stewards of tax dollars."
"A hopeful society expects elected officials to uphold the public trust. "
- President George W. Bush, State of the Union Address, 1/31/06
January 30, 2006 -
President Bush must view it as an unhappy coincidence that, just a day before he tries to restore public confidence in Tuesday's State of the Union Address, lawyers in Houston begin jury selection in the trials against Enron executives Ken Lay and Peter Skilling.
January 28, 2006 -
Earlier this month, right-wing pundit John Leo -- columnist for U.S News and World Report, syndicated to newspapers nation-wide -- wrote a piece that would be forgettable if it didn't echo a growing sentiment on the right about Hurricane Katrina and issues of race in America.
January 27, 2006 -
Survey USA has released its latest state-by-state poll of our President's net job approval ratings. The not-so-surprising finding is that Bush's approval percentage continues to languish in the low 40s.