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  • Brand X Files: What socialists think of Obama. Leprechaun causes problems. Another racist Mel Gibson rant?

     
    Is Obama really a socialist? Some say so, but where's the evidence? Co-chair of the Socialist Party USA says, "I am not even sure he's a liberal. I call him a hedge fund Democrat." (Yahoo) Spider senses: Seven reasons why Andrew Garfield might surprise as...
  • Weekly remarks: Saxby Chambliss on 'reckless' Democratic debts; Obama on the jobs hole

     
    The U.S. must now borrow 43 cents of every dollar spent....
  • Manchin seeks Senate vote this fall

     
    by Mike Memoli West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) said this morning he would strongly consider running in a special election to replace the late Sen. Robert Byrd, one he would like to see occur this November. Speaking with reporters......
  • WV Atty. Gen. clears way for special election

     
    by Mike Memoli One day after Gov. Joe Manchin (D) sought his opinion on the state's Senate succession law, West Virginia's attorney general said that the governor is authorized to call for a special election to fill the seat once......
  • Manchin takes NGA gavel as he readies Senate run

     
    by Mike Memoli BOSTON -- As Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas handed the chairman's gavel to Joe Manchin of West Virginia to close the National Governors Association gathering here Sunday, one fact conspicuously went unmentioned. If Manchin runs for and wins......
  • Brown voting for financial reform bill

     
    by Michael Muskal Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown said on Monday that he will support the financial regulation overhaul, becoming one of the Republicans needed to moved one of the Obama administration's key pieces of legislation into law. Brown had...
  • Manchin to name Byrd successor Friday

     
    by Mike Memoli More than two weeks after the death of Sen. Robert Byrd (D), Senate Democrats will soon have their 59th vote again. West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) will name Byrd's appointed successor at the state capitol in......
  • Ailing Senator Edward Kennedy Requests a Quick Replacement Process

    Ailing Senator Edward Kennedy Requests a Quick Replacement Process
    A cancer-stricken Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has asked Massachusetts leaders to change state law to allow a speedy replacement if it becomes necessary for him to surrender his seat, fearing a months-long vacancy would deny Democrats a crucial vote on...
  • Sen. Edward Kennedy Dies At 77

    Sen. Edward Kennedy Dies At 77
    Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving brother in a political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history, died Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod after a year-long struggle with brain cancer. He was 77. In nearly...
  • Hillary: Transcript

     
    A transcript of Clinton's victory speech is after the jump.......
  • Clinton: No way this ends soon

     
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton walks out of the home of Eddie and Robin Clark for a campaign rally in Prestonsburg, Ky., Monday, May 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by Rick Pearson PRESTONSBURG, Ky.--Deep in the coal-rich mountains of eastern......