Daily Archives: June 13th, 2012 «

 

#EdwardsTrial: Prosecutors drop remaining charges against John Edwards

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 6:14 pm » 2 Comments

It’s over: GREENSBORO, N.C. Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards after his corruption trial ended last month in a deadlocked jury. Jurors in North Carolina acquitted the former presidential candidate on one count of accepting illegal campaign contributions and deadlocked on five other felony counts. The judge declared a mistrial. Prosecutors will […]

 

Records compared: job-creation under Obama vs. his predecessors

Posted by: Phineas on June 13, 2012 at 2:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The picture says it all: (Click here for a larger version) That’s right: under Barack Obama’s presidency, there has been a net 100,000 jobs created. Total. That’s pathetic. And we should reelect him, why? via Political Math; be sure to read his analysis. (Crossposted at Public Secrets)

 

Because Nanny Bloomberg is too nice

Posted by: Phineas on June 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The New York City Board of Health is considering whether to approve Mayor Nanny Michael Bloomberg’s ban on soda drinks larger than 16 ounces. Bloomberg’s proposal generated some controversy at a recent board meeting, because many members don’t think it goes far enough: At the meeting, some of the members of board […]

 

“Major economic speech” by Obama planned for Thursday

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 9:20 am » 8 Comments

Via The USA Today: President Obama will seek to draw economic contrasts with Republican opponent Mitt Romney in what campaign aides are billing as a major speech on Thursday. In announcing the address at a community college in Cleveland, the Obama campaign said the president will describe his vision as “ensuring that our economy is […]

 

Ballot Box

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 8:58 am » Comments Off

Update: Former Giffords aide Barber wins race to replace her in the House

 

Memeo

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 8:57 am » Comments Off

Campaign 2012: Obama Losing Support From Key Voting Blocs

 

NOTP

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 8:57 am » Comments Off

Media Watch: Times-Picayune lays off nearly one-third of its staff

 

Stacy McCain

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 8:56 am » Comments Off

This: ‘Team Kimberlin’ Meltdown Continues 

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2012 at 8:56 am » Comments Off

Figures: Dems block McCain resolution on special counsel for leaks