Posted in February 2010

Obama’s Favorite Subject: Obama

Obama’s Favorite Subject: Obama

Obama: ‘She insisted she’s going to be buried in an Obama t-shirt’ By Byron York Chief Political Correspondent Washington Examiner Yes, those are the words of the president, last night at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington. After listing his administration’s accomplishments and vowing that “our most urgent task is job creation,” Obama pledged … Continue reading

Chicago Politics

Chicago Politics

The Scott Lee Cohen Trainwreck By Josh Kalven – Progressive Illinois More and more details keep emerging about embattled Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Scott Lee Cohen.  And none of it’s pretty. In the hours after he suprised political observers and won the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor, the local media began unearthing more and more … Continue reading

Obama’s Union Nominee

Obama’s Union Nominee

The Reason the Senate is Waiting Until 5:00 PM to Seat Scott Brown Obama’s  nominee to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will be confirmed by the Senate today. Craig Becker has been SEIU’s Associate General Counsel, working directly with union boss, Andy Stern. The five-member NLRB supervises union elections, investigates labor practices and, most … Continue reading

Senators Wined & Dined by Lobbyists

Senators Wined & Dined by Lobbyists

From Politico.com: Dem. Senators Spent Weekend with Bank, Energy, Tobacco Lobbyists The guest list for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s “winter retreat” at the Ritz Carlton South Beach Resort doesn’t include the price tag for attendance, but the maximum contribution to the committee, typical for such events, is $30,000. There, to participate in “informal conversations” … Continue reading

Time for Change in Illinois

Time for Change in Illinois

Lech Walesa Endorses Adam Andrzejewski Chicago – Lech Walesa, the former polish president, is endorsing Polish-American Adam Andrzejewski in the Republican race for governor. “Because he has no baggage. He is open. He can put things in order. Clean house,” said Walesa. He doesn’t depend on anyone and this is his greatness. Nobody gave us … Continue reading