Mike Whitney on the Future of Unions on GritTV

By: Monday June 28, 2010 2:15 pm

Michael talks about Chuck Schumer, Robert Menendez and the “anonymous senior administration official” who trashed labor after they opposed the anti-labor Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas. As Michael notes, labor has given $15.8 million to DSCC candidates since 2006, and DSCC chief Menendez says he nonetheless expects that financial support to continue.


Reid Press Conference Today on Immigration: Double Messaging Time

By: Thursday April 29, 2010 11:48 am

And thus the press gets their direct cue not to take Reid’s immigration efforts seriously. They get it (wink wink). This is how they all wind up running around “knowing” things, like the White House will never include a public option in the health care bill. Yet it keeps the credulous typing their fingers to a bloody pulp to the bitter end, insisting that Obama most certainly will because after all he mentioned the public option in his address to the joint session of Congress. And, of course, blaming Republicans.

Amendments to Watch For Tuesday and Beyond

By: Monday September 28, 2009 3:30 pm

When the Senate Finance Committee starts work again on Tuesday things should get heated. Here are some of the more interesting amendments to watch out for.

Three Public Option Amendments Submitted For Baucus’ Bill

By: Saturday September 19, 2009 4:00 pm

A total of three different public options have been offered as amendments to Baucus’ bill. The three public options run the gambit from the robust to the weak.

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