Aug. 18: Cantor to resign from Congress
Senator Joe Lieberman may have won the election as an independent, but there’s no doubt in anyone’s minds outside of the Nutroots that the guy is a solid Democrat and that he will, of course, caucus with the Dems. That knowledge, however, has not stopped some of the Democratic party’s more intolerant members from being […]
Michael Calderone at the New York Observer reports that the NYT is reconsidering whether they should have a public editor for their newspaper: The New York Times will soon decide whether it will do away with its public editor. The two-year term of the current public editor, Byron (Barney) Calame, will conclude in May. There […]
Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) was nicer than he should have been in the face of the disruption. Of course he probably realizes that crowd, as part of the Nutroots faction, helped get his party elected to the majority, so showing a little ‘respect’ for Sheehan and Co. appeared to be what he chose to do […]
CNN has the details. Read more via the WaPo.
More piling on. I love it. Snippets: THE NEW Democratic House majority has an ambitious plan for its first 100 hours in power, from increasing the minimum wage to strengthening ethics rules to having the federal government negotiate prescription drug prices. Unfortunately, its plans don’t include getting those provisions passed in the democratic fashion that […]
See for yourself here. Rallying around KO? The usual suspects (90% of those blogs are liberal), of course. Hat tip: Macranger, who has a word or two for KO and his devoted followers. Related: Johnny Dollar at Olbermann Watch has a recap of last night’s “special comment” from KO and notes several instances of KO […]