By Carole on Nov 7, 2012
President Barack Obama won a second term last night and must now begin the hard work of cleaning up the mess left by the man who held the office for the last four years.
By Carole on Dec 27, 2011
With so much focus on the ever-changing race for the GOP presidential nomination, it's been easy to forget that the Democrats' slim majority in the US Senate may be slipping away. The chance of slippage got a little stronger today with news that Senator Ben Nelson (D-Nebraska) will announce that he will not seek re-election in 2012.
By Carole on Oct 11, 2011
Imagine a third-rate magician with cards falling out of his sleeves and a tired old rabbit peeking out of his torn jacket pocket. He gestures wildly toward a once beautiful assistant in a tattered old costume, his eyes betraying his desperate hope that the audience won't notice the mirrors and wires. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Not-So-Amazing Obama!
By Carole on Aug 1, 2011
Ordinarily when both sides in a negotiation are unhappy with the outcome, it means a compromise has been achieved. But the 11th hour debt deal reached between Congressional leaders is far from a compromise. It is a resounding defeat for President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats and it is proof that Republicans cannot achieve significant victory until after November of 2012.
By Carole on Oct 28, 2010
The rumors have been swirling for months and have been denied multiple times but now it has been confirmed there was a plan by Democrats to persuade US Representative Kendrick Meek (D-Florida) to drop out of his Senate race and throw his support behind former Republican Charlie Crist. In the center of this desperate attempt to stave off the election of Republican Marco Rubio is former President Bill Clinton, the same bagman who offered an Obama administration job to Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pennsylvania) if he would drop out of his primary race against Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pennsylvania).