It’s a great sign. The American public is saying they know the dysfunction in Washington is real. Aware enough to label it their number one concern. It’s a Gallup poll released today on what we think are the nation’s biggest problems. Number one:
CNN’S Candy Crowley had Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (pictured) as her first guest on “State of the Union” this morning. Among the subjects in the interview was Al Sharpton, an activist for African-Americans. Patrick responded to the question of whether Rev. Sharpton
We can’t say we had much hope that it would be different. While some were civil in their remarks, others carried on with the usual disrespect and overstatement. Iowa Senator-elect Joni Ernst (R) said
1) Establish a plan for cooperation. 2) Establish a plan for cooperation. 3) Establish a plan for cooperation. 4) Triage the issues that need attention immediately. Hmm, we seem to think that
It’s one of the many practices that should stop. Another election, another set of predictions from many partisans that their candidate or party, trailing in the polls, will win. They
With only about 12 hours until the polls open, it’s time to reinforce how disappointing it continues to be as many candidates run campaigns we can’t imagine most of their children are proud of. Saying that’s what you have to do to win
The Iowa U.S. Senate race has been described as among the most insulting. Republican Joni Ernst, a state senator is opposed by Bruce Braley, a state representative. Ernst has a small edge 5 days before the election. It has attracted more international interest, possibly because of the potential presidential candidates who have gotten involved. Ernst […]
The Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania currently leads in the polls but is not talking like the frontrunner. He says the only poll that matters is on election day.
Sometimes, it takes a hit in the wallet to prompt action. It seemed that way after a Boston broadcaster went off on NBC’s sports reporter, Erin Andrews last week. Kirk Minihane began his rant on WEEI by saying about Andrews, “What a bi—.” But he was just getting started.
We wrote about the website, No Labels, recently, supporting its attempt to refocus Washington on being productive, rather than just being partisan. Here’s their latest explanation of their current goal, one that most people should
That’s a quote from The New York Times today, reporting on the never-ending incivility that has led to some single digit approval ratings for Congress. The issue this time is