March 10, 2010 -
As I noted in my piece yesterday on why Obama and Democrats need to get serious about job creation if they want to improve their fortunes in the South, today the government
March 3, 2010 -
Late yesterday, Kentucky Republican Sen. Jim Bunning relented on a multi-day filibuster that was holding up passage of a bill including a 30-day extension on unemployment benefits.
March 2, 2010 -
When a group of reporters tried to ask U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning(R-Ky.) yesterday about his efforts to block emergency legislationextending unemployment and health insurance benefits to about a millionjobless Americans, he responded by flashing them his middle finger. The gesture of contempt seems to pretty much capture Bunning'sattitude toward the unemployed, whose benefits expired on Sunday due tothe Senator's obstruction. The bill he's blocking also would have
February 26, 2010 -
Quick: What causes a politician's popularity to tank? A controversial vote, weak performance, general voter unrest -- all can cause poll numbers to drift downward. But for your approval ratings to really bottom out, it takes a scandal.