Paul Ryan sped into action with his 2013 budget resolution. After releasing it on a Tuesday, he put it up for a vote in the Budget Committee on a Wednesday. This should have been immediately unacceptable to the other 37 members of the Budget Committee who allegedly have a function in crafting the budget. But they allowed the vote nonetheless. What’s surprising is that it only passed by one vote.
|By: David Dayen Thursday March 22, 2012 8:30 am|
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 27, 2010 6:30 pm|
This ad has been credited for helping to bring Joe Sestak back into the Senate race in Pennsylvania. The latest poll, from Reuters-Ipsos, shows a dead heat, after Sestak trailed for months. Just like in his primary victory over Arlen Specter, Sestak stormed back in the final stages and now could pull off the upset, which may come down to the ring communities in the Philadelphia suburbs. But while one ad could bring Sestak back from the brink, it’s the overwhelming number of ads attacking him that has defined the race – a model devised and carried out by his opponent years earlier.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 3, 2010 11:59 am|
Today, important primaries are taking place in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri. FDL Elections will be live blogging the results as they come in this evening.
|By: spocko Saturday July 31, 2010 4:00 pm|
What can be done as a rich human person vs a rich corporate person when they realize the corporate fiduciary goals aren’t compatible with moral human goals?
|By: Blue Texan Tuesday November 10, 2009 10:45 am|
The Club for Growth/Teabagger candidate for Senate in Florida, who’s challenging the NRSC’s Charlie Crist in a primary, apparently thinks we should forcibly deport 14 million people from the country.
|By: Laura Flanders Wednesday October 28, 2009 7:20 pm|
One week before Election Day, the special election to fill a vacant House seat in New York’s North Country is heating up. It’s a three-way split, pitting a Republican, a Democrat, and a Conservative against one another. It’s close.