Obma: Republicans threaten Americans’ right to vote

Obama waded into the acrid debate over voting access in an election year

Obma: Republicans threaten Americans’ right to vote

In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities. “The stark, simple truth is this: The right to vote is threatened today […]

Santorum: A 2012 long shot tests the water

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. – It was pushing 10 p.m., and Rick Santorum was sitting at the corner table in a near-empty Dunkin’ Donuts. The garishly lit scene might have been lifted straight from the movie “Primary Colors.” Read more…

Capehart: DADT repeal failure: next steps

Those who questioned Main Republican Sen. Susan Collins’s sincerity in wanting to repeal don’t ask don’t tell (DADT) got their comeuppance when the Republican from Maine did what she hinted she might do when we talked yesterday: She voted for cloture on the motion to reconsider the defense author… Read more…

Jobless Hill Democrats twisting slowly, slowly . . .

Some of the 2,000 or so Democratic staffers on Capitol Hill who are losing their jobs in the coming weeks as a result of November’s “Great Shellacking” are angry at President Obama’s White House for not helping them find new jobs. Read more…

Obama kicks his smoking habit

Apparently dealing with the worst financial crisis in decades, two wars, declining popularity and a shellacking at the polls has done wonders for President Obama’s smoking habit – he hasn’t touched a cigarette in nine months, according to the White House. Read more…

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