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Organizers of the conservative Tea Party movement are forging plans to translate the anger that fueled nationwide anti-tax rallies and town hall protests into an electoral force that can boot incumbents in next year's midterm elections.
Tea Party Activists Not Thankful For Centrist Dems' Health Vote
The Senate health care vote Saturday got the floor debate started, but it pushed the tea party movement closer to the boiling point. Grass-roots activists aim to turn the pressure on fence-sitting Democrats Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas.
On Tuesday night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) issued a press release in which he patted himself and his fellow Democrats on the back for having finally reached a "consensus" on healthcare reform:This has been a long journey. We have confronted many hurdles, and tonight I believe we have overcome yet another one...
The EPA's findings on carbon dioxide earlier this week came as a surprise to few. And the timing, in light of Copenhagen, couldn't be better for the Administration (sheer coincidence, we're sure). Now it looks like the Administration isn't just going to bask in the sunlight of getting something done just in time for Obama's big speech in Oslo. The White House is http://www.foxnews.com/politics
As they survey the mood of the electorate and the results of a recent poll that found generic "Tea Party" candidates beating out Republicans in 2010, Virginia's Republican Party leaders must be getting pretty nervous. Especially in the 5th District.
With over 4,000 documents to sort through, it's certain that we'll continue to uncover gems like "I can't see either of these papers being in the next IPCC report, Kevin and I will keep them out somehow - even if we have to redefine what the peer-review literature is!" (email from Dr. Phil Jones to Dr. Michael Mann of the Pennsylvania State University on how to exclude scientists with whom they disagreed from the IPCC process). Together, the Climategate files present a disturbing window into the climate change scientific community, a place where:
CBO to Millions of Americans: If you like the coverage you have, you can't keep it
On July 21st, President Obama made a promise to the American people. In a televised speech, the president gave us his word:If you like your current plan, you will be able to keep it. Let me repeat that: If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it.Now, however, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has revealed data that suggests that Mr.