Tagged: Senate

On Lieberman

Just what I was thinking: Some Democrats have sniped at Joe Lieberman for not grilling the Bush administration hard enough as head of the homeland security committee. He gets to keep this job. Democrats...

Stevens Indicted

The senior Republican in the Senate, the longest-serving GOP senator in history, Ted Stevens of Alaska, has just been indicted on 7 counts of falsifying financial disclosure forms, in connection with accepting gifts from...

A Club With No Dues?

When it comes to political money, Congressman are tightwads. As the Daily Kos reported today, it appears the DSCC is no better than the DCCC in coaxing money out of its membership for the...

Who’s Not At Home?

Yeah, it’s been awhile. Since I’ve last posted, Bush has tanked into the low 30s and high 20s. Most analysts have up-graded the chance for Democrats to take back one or both houses of...

Rank Your Congressman

The National Journal, an insider statistics-gatherer on Congress, has published its political rankings for 2005 of members of Congress. If you recall, John Kerry got tagged as the “most liberal Senator” during the 2004...

Sleaze Epidemic Widens?!?

In a breaking news story surely not welcomed by the incumbent party, Senator Bill Frist is being investigated by the SEC and the Department of Justice for what amounts to insider trading. Basically, Frist...