Mitch McConnell, I Mean Frank Luntz, I Mean Mitch McConnell

See Mitch McConnell rely exclusively on Republican pollster Frank Luntz’s talking points to argue against regulation that would PREVENT future “Big Bank Bailouts.” But don’t let the truth get in the way there, Mitch.

Latest Nevada Politician to Embarass Himself (Again), Assemblyman Ty Cobb

“Just a bunch of guys messing around.” Really Assemblyman Ty Cobb? Are you in high school? DayPortPlayer.newPlayer({articleID:”7528″,playerInstanceID:”0A49490D-27DB-8F26-F969-CB32D156F8F8″,domain:”krnv.web.entriq.net”});

President Obama Healthcare Speech at George Mason University

President Obama spoke at my alma mater George Mason University on March 19th about health care reform. Watch it!

Dear Senator Ensign, RESIGN

A federal grand jury has issued subpoenas to a Republican campaign committee and companies in Nevada in a probe of Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, who has been under scrutiny for his efforts to find lobbying work for the husband of his former mistress. It’s time. Seriously. It’s over. Just do it. Give it up. [...]

Tea Party Doesn’t Endorse Tea Party of Nevada Candidate?

Eric Odom of TaxTeaParty.com and Liberty First PAC isn’t happy about Tea Party of Nevada’s candidate in the governor’s race, Scott Ashjian. Odom has published a poll asking if Ashjian should withdraw from the race. And in the accompanying blog post Odom questions Ashjian Tea Party Movement credentials: “I believe the fact that Ashjian is [...]

Obama Administration Will Eliminate Yucca Mountain Funding

Nevada, this is what happens when your senator is the majority leader. For Immediate Release                                              Sunday, January 31, 2010 REID STATEMENT ON ELIMINATION OF YUCCA MOUNTAIN FUNDING Obama Administration to Announce it will [...]

2010 Obama State of The Union Address Full Text

January 27, 2010 Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery The State of the Union Wednesday, January 27, 2009 Washington, DC Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Our Constitution declares that from time to time, the President shall give to Congress information about the state [...]

Full Text of State of The Union GOP Response, Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

Republican Address to the Nation For Public Release Governor Bob McDonnell Richmond January 27, 2010 Good evening. I’m Bob McDonnell. Eleven days ago I was honored to be sworn in as the 71st governor of Virginia. I’m standing in the historic House Chamber of Virginia’s Capitol, a building designed by Virginia’s second governor, Thomas Jefferson. [...]

2010 Obama State of The Union Address Video and Excerpts

Progressive Author John Dean Headlines Virginia Demmler Honor Roll Dinner

It’s time to celebrate your local Washoe County Democratic Party and what a great event! Dirty Tricks: Politics from Watergate to the Silver State Progressive author John Dean headlines Democratic Party dinner, Nov. 7 RENO — Former Nixon administration whistle blower John Dean will keynote the Washoe County Democratic Party’s (WCDP) largest fundraising event. What: [...]

Sign Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s Petition to Pressure White House

It’s crunch time and reports have been confirmed that the Obama Administration favors Olympia Snowe style triggers rather than emphatically supporting what 70% of Americans want–a strong public option–it’s time for us to pressure the White House. Today the Progressive Change Campaign Committee launched a new ad today asking Obama to fulfill the promises he [...]

FDL Action Health Care Highlights for Friday 10/23/09

Call Senator Reid and thank him for supporting the public option. We have to keep the pressure on in order to fight the resistance from the White House and conservative democrats. On to the highlights! Here are the FDL Action health care highlights for Friday, October 23. 1. Jon Walker asks, “Is the President fighting [...]

Public Option Campaigns Working on Senator Harry Reid

The New York Times reported Harry Reid is leaning in favor of a public health insurance option, and quoted a senior Democratic aide saying: “There is a growing sense that we need to lead on this issue and not wait for it to be offered on the Senate floor. The idea is that it’s better [...]

Public Option Supporters, Call Senator Harry Reid Today!

And tell him to support the public option.  The majority of Nevadans support the public option and more than 80% of Nevada democrats support the public option.  Senator Reid has the power to push the public option into the senate bill during the reconciliation process going on right now.  Please tell him that’s what you [...]

FDL Action Health Care Highlights for Tuesday, October 20

I had an interesting conversation with someone working on The Hill today about Harry Reid’s leadership style and the current political climate. I’ll be writing a longer post about that in the next few days, but I did want to make one point. It’s clear to me that the Obama Administration is not doing enough [...]