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Rally To Restore Sanity: Who Will Appear Onstage?

This week, the Christian Science Monitor got ahold of the schedule for the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Said to be appearing are musicians Sheryl Crow, the Roots, and…

Boehner eyes taking House and taking on Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The man who may soon tie President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda into knots touts his own ability to cross party lines to get things done. Read the…

Chris Durang: Don’t Throw Out the Bums if You’re Voting in Worse Bums

Don’t leave a house where the bathtub is overflowing, and then go drive your car into a lake. Don’t leave a forest fire that’s taking a while to get under…

U.S. Senators raise concerns on Canadian oil sands pipeline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly a dozen U.S. Senators on Friday raised questions about the need for a proposed $7 billion pipeline that they said will bring “dirty oil” from Canadian…

Obama pushes tax break plan for businesses

BELTSVILLE, Md (Reuters) – President Barack Obama touted a proposal on Friday to provide tax relief for businesses, calling on Democrats and Republicans to join together after Tuesday’s election to…

Last-minute ads, last-ditch appeals

After months of hinting around, desperate candidates are turing to more direct measures. Read the full story from Politico…

Wall St reform architect Frank fights for survival

BOSTON (Reuters) – Representative Barney Frank, the outspoken, witty Democrat closely tied to the 2008 U.S. bank bailout, faces a tough re-election battle after 15 terms in office at a…

Perry has big lead in Texas governor’s race: poll

DALLAS (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry, a conservative Republican who has tapped into a deep anti-Washington mood, has a double-digit lead over Democratic challenger Bill White, according to a…

Cantor says no gov’t shutdown

Despite a possible veto, operations will continue. Read the full story from Politico…

Coons camp: Gawker post ‘cowardly’

It denounces an anonymous post by a man claiming a drunken encounter with O’Donnell. Read the full story from Politico…