WASHINGTON – Democrats retreated Tuesday from a quick push to pass President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, lacking a workable strategy to salvage the sweeping legislation that has consumed Congress for more than a year.”There is no rush,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said after a meeting of Senate Democrats. His comments came as […]
Something interesting is happening in Massachusetts: it seems that Democrats may very well lose “their” seat in the U.S. Senate.
Democratic candidate Martha Coakley led her Republican rival Scott Brown by more than 30% last year in the race to succeed Senator Ted Kennedy. Kennedy’s seat was considered to be a safe seat for Democrats. Coakley [...]
It will come as no surprise to NewsReal’s regular readers to hear that the Reverend Al Sharpton, race-hustler extraordinaire, is a hypocrite when it comes to race-related remarks uttered by liberals and conservatives, but the occasional reminder is handy—especially when the double-standard is as blatantly obvious as it was on last night’s “Hannity.”
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The upcoming political tell-all Game Change has set the political landscape ablaze with all sorts of juicy revelations, from the “first black president’s” true feelings towards President Barack Obama to an inside look at the marriage of John & Elizabeth Edwards, but the one that’s garnered the most attention has been Senate Majority Leader Harry [...]
A national party Chair is supposed to be the ultimate insider. The chief fundraiser, the organization builder– the one who builds the foundation so that others—mainly candidates– can concentrate on the visible things that attract voters. Any political party where candidates are not the main focus, will stay in the basement.
The Republican National Chairman, Michael [...]
At least he didn’t say “articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Democrat from Nevada is in hot water, as everyone knows, for comments reported in a new book about the 2008 campaign in which he said that Barack Obama was electable because he was “light-skinned” and has “no Negro [...]
Republicans on Sunday sought to portray racially insensitive remarks attributed to Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, in a new book as similar to comments made in 2002 by Trent Lott, the Republican leader who was forced to step down. via G.O.P. Attacks Reid Over Comments – NYTimes.com.
Nancy Morgan’s weekly column from RightBias.com
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been caught in a firestorm that appears likely to undermine his political viability. His sin? He was actually caught telling [...]