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Maureen Dowd: Our Mosque Madness

Maybe, for Barack Obama, it depends on what the meaning of the word “is” is. When the president skittered back from his grandiose declaration at an iftar celebration at the White House Friday that Muslims enjoy freedom of religion in

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Posted in American Politics, Democrats, George W. Bush, Islamophobia

Rep. DeFazio: Fire “Timmy” Geithner + Larry Summers

Rep. Peter DeFazio called for the firing of President Barack Obama’s top two economic aides on Wednesday for pursuing a recovery plan skewed too heavily towards Wall Street’s favor. The Oregon Democrat told MSNBC’s Ed Schultz that he was dismayed

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Posted in Democrats, Federal government

Reid: Lieberman could lose his chairmanship

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) could be stripped of his chairmanship of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee after the next election, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has said. Speaking to MSNBC host Keith Olbermann on Friday, Reid suggested the

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Howard Dean On Fox News Sunday: Your Coverage Is “Shockingly Biased”

During an appearance on Fox News Sunday this morning, Democratic Party chairman Howard Dean said that Fox’s news coverage has at times been “shockingly biased, and I think that’s wrong and I just say so right up front.” Dean also

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Clinton: US would attack and “obliterate” Iran

Clinton’s poll day threat to Iran The state’s voter demographics are presumed to favour Mrs Clinton   Hillary Clinton has issued a stark warning to Iran, as Democrats in Pennsylvania vote to choose between her and Barack Obama to run

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Posted in Democrats, Elections, US - Iran relations, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

On Eve of Primary, Clinton Ad Invokes bin Laden

The six-week Pennsylvania primary drew to a contentious finish Monday as Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton invoked images of Pearl Harbor and Osama bin Laden in a television advertisement that questioned Senator Barack Obama’s ability to lead in a crisis.   As she sought to spark a comeback

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The Left Has Lost Its Way

The failure of the American left is a failure of nerve. It has been neutralized and rendered ineffectual as a political force because of its refusal to hold fast on core issues, from universal, single-payer, not-for-profit health care for all

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Posted in American Politics, Democrats, Elections
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