NH Poll: Sen. Shaheen’s Lead Over Scott Brown Grows

By: Thursday July 10, 2014 12:02 pm

It is looking more and more likely that New Hampshire will be one of the Senate race Democrats don’t need to worry about this November. Incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen has seen her both her overall favorability rating and her standing in the general election improve significantly in the latest WMUR Granite State Poll.

 

Come Saturday Morning: Run, Scotty, RUN! Waste Some Billionaires’ Money!

By: Saturday April 6, 2013 7:00 am

The former Senator from Playgirl, having been turfed out by the voters of Massachusetts last year, is doubling down on the stupidity and looking to run against another wildly-popular female political figure — and is planning to move to another state to do it.

Defense-Minded Senators Broach Idea of “Balanced” Solution to Avoid Sequester

By: Tuesday September 25, 2012 6:38 am

A curious coalition has come together to petition the Senate leadership of both parties to work on a bipartisan deal to avoid the sequester, the automatic cuts to defense and discretionary spending. Six senators, three in each party, wrote the letter to Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell. It’s mostly generic, but the identity of those involved does say something about what could come in the lame duck session.

Congress Thinks BP Commission Needs Subpoena Power, Too

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 3:00 pm

I’m still not entirely convinced this presidentially-appointed BP oil spill commission won’t be a whitewash designed to enable future drilling in any case. But subpoena power sure would help.

Seventy-Eight Percent of Public Support Employee Free Choice Act

By: Thursday January 8, 2009 1:04 pm

So, despite the $200 million being spent by Big Business on fighting the Employee Free Choice Act, the public still overwhelmingly supports it.

We released a survey today that shows 78 percent of the public wants to see legislation that protects workers’ freedom to form unions and bargain for a better life—the basic goal of the Employee Free Choice Act.

The survey, conducted Dec. 4–10 for the AFL-CIO by Peter D. Hart Research Associates, found:

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