Category Archives: Democrats

President Obama Loses Control of the House, Retains the Senate

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Proving it’s really jobs, stupid, President Barack Obama lost control of the U.S. House of Representatives while narrowly holding onto the Senate in yesterday’s midterm election. Obama, who virtually spent all of 2009 courting Republican lawmakers … Continue reading

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55 House Democrats Sign Letter to Obusha Opposing Social Security Cuts

Monday, September 20, 2010 TalkingPointsMemo reports 55 U.S. House Democrats signed a letter warning President Obusha they will oppose his so-called “cat food commission” plans to cut, privatize and raise the retirement age of Social Security. The letter was the … Continue reading

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USA Today/Gallup Poll: Only 18% Approve of Congress

Monday, September 20, 2010 With Congress back at work this week for an abbreviated session after another long vacation, voter approval of the job they’re doing has fallen to historic lows. Only a 18% of the Americans people give them … Continue reading

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A Disastrous Midterm Awaits Congressional Democrats

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 According to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, a disastrous midterm election awaits Congressional Democrats, with little time left to reverse their fortunes. · Republicans hold a slight edge on the economy for the first time, … Continue reading

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Democrats Should be Afraid, Very Afraid

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 According to the latest Gallup poll, Republicans lead Democrats 51% to 41% among registered voters in the latest weekly tracking of 2010 Congressional preferences. The 10-percentage-point lead is the GOP’s largest so far this year and … Continue reading

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Unemployment in America: a Portrait of a Nation in Decline

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 This sobering graphic by Latoya Eguwuekwe, charts the shocking rise of unemployment across the U.S. starting in 2007 through July 15, 2010. The U.S. Dept. of Labor estimates 31 million Americans are now without a job. … Continue reading

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Vice President HRC in 2012?

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 It’s no secret President Obama is tanking in the polls. Democratic and liberal pundits are feverishly searching for a scapegoat. After all, America’s first black president can’t be the reason for his reversal of fortunes because … Continue reading

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With Tanking Poll Numbers, Obama Reaches Out to Bill Clinton

Sunday, July 18, 2010 With his poll numbers tanking, President Obama is forging a partnership with his once bitter adversary from the 2008 presidential race — former President Bill Clinton, hoping to drag his presidency out of the doldrums and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 “I think that this war, if it goes on and if it escalates, has the potential to destroy this presidency and to destroy the Democratic majorities in Congress.” – Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Raw Story interview

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Voter Confidence in Obama Waning

Thursday, June 24, 2010 Americans are more pessimistic about the state of country and less confident in President  Obama’s leadership than at any point since the president took office, this according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. The … Continue reading

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Effort to Lift Liability Cap in Spill Clean-Up Blocked by Republicans

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Senate Democrats on Tuesday were stopped by Republican Big Oil whores in their efforts to dramatically lift a cap on oil companies’ economic liability for spills. Federal law requires companies to pay for all environmental damage, … Continue reading

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Democrats Ignored Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Scott Brown

Friday, March 12, 2010 Scott Brown, the newly elected Republican Massachusetts senator who replaced the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Democratic icon Ted Kennedy for nearly fifty years, has a troubling history that includes sexual harassment. In 2000, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 “This is a very sick person. Sometimes, we really exaggerate our own importance in a lot of these things. Perhaps his judgment is impaired because of the ethical issues that have arisen, and he is no … Continue reading

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Howard Dean: “Bush would have had healthcare a long time ago”

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 On the one year anniversary of President Obama’s inaugural, former DNC Chairman, Howard Dean, had some terse words for the president about the failure to pass his signature issue: healthcare reform. In sharply worded comments Tuesday … Continue reading

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DEMOCRATS LOSE THE SENATE

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Less than 24 hours before the one year anniversary of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, the Democrats lost the U.S. senate to Scott Brown, a little-known GOP state senator. Brown was swept to victory to fill the … Continue reading

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Bad News for Democrats

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 The 2010 midterm election year is barely a week old but already, dire consequences exist for the razor-thin majority held by senate Democrats. Two Democratic senators and one governor will announce they’re not running for reelection … Continue reading

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Congressional Democrats Turn Sour on President Obama

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 What do you get when you add: No Single Payer+No Public Option+No Medicare Buy-In+No Importation of Canadian Drugs? A first year president in trouble with his own party. The Huffington Post reports: Congressional Democrats are starting … Continue reading

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Landmark Healthcare Bill Passes House

Sunday, November 8, 2009 Handing President Obama a victory, the Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed landmark health care legislation Saturday night to expand and provide coverage to tens-of-millions of Americans who lack it and place much needed new restrictions on the … Continue reading

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