Competing Resolutions Seek to Codify Congressional Authority for War in Libya

By: Tuesday June 21, 2011 4:30 pm

The fact that the Pentagon is handing out “imminent danger” pay to troops working in Libya suggests that “hostilities” are taking place.


Administration Foreclosure Relief Programs Plagued By Broken Servicers

By: Saturday March 12, 2011 7:00 pm

Friday, the House voted to terminate the FHA Refinance Program by a vote of 256-171. This is one of a number of upcoming votes in the House to eliminate foreclosure mitigation programs. Only one Republican, Joe Heck of Nevada, whose district features one of the worst foreclosure crises in the nation, voted to retain the program. 18 Democrats went along with termination.

FDL’s Hot House 108: (11/1) Election Eve 2010 – The Last Update

By: Monday November 1, 2010 6:40 pm

Tomorrow is election day, so this is the last round of updates to the FDL Hot House list. (In case you missed here are the updates from Saturday and Sunday.) Join us Tuesday night as we check in on the only polls that really matter. Till then, check out 12 bellwether races that could give us early clues on the night’s trends.

Also, don’t forget to enter FDL’s Election Projection Challenge, and don’t forget to vote!

NV Gov: Silver State Senator’s Son’s Double-Digit Deficit Dooming Down-Ticket Dems?

By: Monday July 19, 2010 7:15 pm

In the race to be the next governor of Nevada, Republican Brian Sandoval continues to maintain a solid double-digit lead over his Democratic opponent, Rory Reid, son of Democratic Senate leader Harry, according to a new Mason-Dixon poll for “Las Vegas Review-Journal.”

In his own race to retain his Senate seat, it appears Majority Leader (and Rory’s dad) Harry Reid’s recent surge in the polls is mainly due to GOP rival Sharron Angle’s gaffes, and it’s not translating into a statewide movement toward Democrats. Rory Reid is suffering from a serious favorability problem.

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