Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, lagged behind her main competitors, as well as some lower-tier candidates, in a straw poll taken after a virtual town hall meeting on Iraq.
The poll results:
Apr 13, 2007
Apr 11, 2007
"He's one of these guys that preaches the end of the world type of things. I think he's doing a great disservice and he doesn't know what he's talking about," Dr. William Gray said in an interview with The Associated Press at the National Hurricane Conference in New Orleans
Gray, an emeritus professor at the atmospheric science department at Colorado State University, has long railed against the theory that heat-trapping gases generated by human activity are causing the world to warm.
Over the past 24 years, Gray, 77, has become known as America's most reliable hurricane forecaster.
Apr 10, 2007
Of course, she is secure in the reality that the liberal media will downplay her political stunt while making headlines when the GOP wonders why she doesn’t stop meddling in the Middle East and do her job as Speaker of the House.
Hmm … is she wanting headlines in the news so she can inch closer to becoming Hillary’s vice-presidential running mate in 2008? Naw - Hillary is too smart for that.
The Pelosi trip to the Middle East was a way to hold up funding for the troops and gain notoriety for herself at the same time.
Apr 9, 2007
The House passed bills raising the minimum wage, promoting stem cell research and providing student loan breaks.
The Senate passed only one -- the minimum wage hike -- and it's hung up over disagreements on the size of small business tax breaks to include.
That means the Democrat controlled Congress is batting zero.
Maybe the Democrats like it that way.
When South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle (pictured) was Senate Majority Leader, before losing his re-election bid in 2004, the Senate was virtually deadlocked.
Daschle led filibusters along with other blocking tactics kept legislative action at a near standstill.
Legislative action in the Senate is back to where it was in 2003 and 2004.
Apr 8, 2007
Last Friday she said Bush should "end this madness" and accused his Democratic foes of having "betrayed" their anti-war supporters.
Actually, the Democratic Party has never really supported her. What financial support she has received is from the MoveOn group who claims to “own” the Democratic Party.
Sheehan took a tough line against Democrats who harnessed anger at the Iraq war to recapture the US Congress in November.
"They got there and they betrayed the grass roots that put them back there," she said. "We can't depend on the Democrats."