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  • Weiner May Step Down "In A Couple Of Days": Democrats

    Weiner May Step Down "In A Couple Of Days": Democrats
    Before the week is out, Rep. Anthony Weiner could resign. That's what some Democrats on Capitol Hill are saying now. But what Congressman Weiner will say, now that he has a chance to meet with his wife for the first time in over a week, will determine...
  • Why does Anthony Weiner have to resign when other sleazy politicians stay?

    What New York Rep. Anthony Weiner did was disgusting and weird, and his direct lies and attempts to cover it up were inexcusable. But his resignation Thursday after pressure from fellow Democrats (including, somewhat indirectly, President Barack Obama)...
  • Why Weiner's Getting Grilled

    Why Weiner's Getting Grilled
    "Weinergate" has finally taken its toll on Representative Anthony Weiner.  The New York Congressman stepped down Thursday, three weeks after sending the first lewd photo on Twitter. When you're caught in a political scandal, there's a simple five step...
  • Voters, Analyst Compare Vittergate to Weinergate

    Voters, Analyst Compare Vittergate to Weinergate
    After days of denial that he sent lewd photos of himself over the internet, followed by last week's forced admission that he was the source behind the images, Congressman Anthony Weiner stepped down. "It's good because he doesn't represent the values...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Some Didn't Like Vitter, But Voted For Him

    Some Didn't Like Vitter, But Voted For Him
    Some of the Louisiana voters who gave Republican David Vitter a second U.S. Senate term were less than enthusiastic about their pick. Vitter took about three-fifths of the vote over Democrat Rep. Charlie Melancon, but preliminary exit poll results showed...
  • 'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans

    'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans
    Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster." The comedian, actor, radio...
  • There's no going back now on new Charity

    There's no going back now on new Charity
    It's amazing.  Only in New Orleans.   Its more than 5 and a half years after Katrina and we're still talking about the new Charity Hospital.  Some folks are even talking about going back into the old building again.   I guess you can thank Senator David...
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    Long before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground.  Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless. "Using the resources of the...
  • Louisiana Politicians' Statements about Osama Bin Laden's Death

    Louisiana Politicians' Statements about Osama Bin Laden's Death
    Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA), member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement confirming that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks against the United States,...
  • Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist

    Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist
    There are plenty of nice online photos of Virginia congressional candidate Krystal Ball — portraits of a serious young woman in a dark suit, sweet shots of a young mother with her baby girl. But the ones that put her on the map last week are the...