Disgraced Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu remained in custody Friday at a Colorado hospital after his arrest days after he failed to show up for a court appearance related to a felony theft conviction.
Disgraced Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu was a wanted man again after he failed to show up for a court date Wednesday and a judge issued a new warrant for his arrest. Hsu, whose criminal past has roiled the campaigns of top presidential candidates,
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For the last 15 years, California authorities have been trying to figure out what happened to a businessman named Norman Hsu, who pleaded no contest to grand theft, agreed to serve up to three years in prison and then seemed to vanish.
The credit crisis that has hit home mortgages and shaken worldwide financial markets is turning into a political albatross for President Bush and Republican presidential contenders, piling atop an unpopular war in Iraq and eroding traditional GOP cla
Political pundit James Carville on behalf of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee seeks "the bumper sticker slogan that will carry us through the 2008 elections.” Read the 4 top contenders under consideration.
The self-described "proud mother of an Army cavalry scout," Slocum is taking Iraq personally. She told Snowe in a matter-of-fact voice about her 27-year-old son, who is now home but shouts angrily at her, whose body trembles, who at times f
If you believe the United States has the "right" to take "offensive military action against Iran" -- that is, against a nation that does not threaten us now and will not threaten us for years to come, if ever -- and if you believe
I see this campaign as aiming much higher than putting Cindy Sheehan in Congress in 2009. Well before that time, we aim to help restore our Constitution, to end a war and avert starting a new one, and to remove from power two officials – George W. Bu
Congress’s failure to secure a timetable for withdrawing American troops from Iraq has split anti-war activists on the tactical question of whether to attack Democrats, who now control Capitol Hill. [Arguing over two sides of the same coin.]
The economy may be playing second fiddle to the Iraq war, but pocketbook issues are emerging as important voter concerns. Polls show strong undercurrents of public anxiety about healthcare, gasoline prices, and the effects of global competition.
One of Florida's leading Democratic rainmakers has called the whole thing off. A trial lawyer who has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to Democrats and helped raise much more, is so fed up with his party's failure to stop the war in Ira
(The note at the bottom is very interesting) Many people are expressing puzzlement at the spectacle of the uber rich lavishing "soak-the-rich" Democrats with money and other means of support. And who are these rich people?
Sheehan, a Californian, officially announced that she intends to run as an independent against Pelosi in 2008 if the San Francisco congresswoman doesn't move to impeach Bush by July 23, the day she expects to reach Washington.
Six weeks after announcing her departure from the peace movement, Cindy Sheehan said Sunday that she plans to run against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unless she introduces articles of impeachment against President Bush in the next two weeks.
We're witnessing the dawning of the Age of Agnosticism in American politics. It's long overdue. Until recently, our major parties enjoyed a presumption they represented the best in modern political thinking and the interests of individual Ame
The House and Senate, Democrats made voters promise after promise. They promised to end the war in Iraq. They promised to expand federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. They promised to lower prescription drug prices for seniors and raise t
The wheels are coming off the Democratic machine, with angry voters starting to lose patience with the Party's chronic inability to act decisively on any of the key issues of public concern. In a Reuters dispatch on June 18, Democratic leaders i
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has refocused his antiwar crusade as his and Congress' job-approval ratings plummet to all-time lows. Mr. Reid began the week Monday by vowing to "push very, very hard" for troop withdrawal from Ir
The Democrats in Congress have lost much of the leadership edge they carried out of the 2006 midterm election, with the lack of progress in Iraq being the leading cause. Their only solace: President Bush and the Republicans aren't doing any bette
Citizen-driven antiwar campaigns have intensified recently, timing their efforts so lawmakers returning home this week during a congressional recess will feel pressured by an increasingly restless electorate wanting to change course in Iraq.
And so the Democrats caved, pathetically, to Bush and to Bush’s war. No amount of extenuation can minimize the fact that the Democrats, who were brought to power in Congress to end the war, have just signed on to another $120 billion for that war. Th
Party officials said Monday the next war spending bill most likely will fund military operations and not demand a timeline to bring troops home, although it will contain other restrictions on Bush's Iraq policies. (Oh yeah, right)
Here's an interview with current Democratic Presidential candidate Mike Gravel, who made a big splash at the current Democratic Presidential Debate. The interview is done by Scott Horton.
The case highlights the struggle between campaigns' desire to control their message versus the power of voter-generated material. And it shows how one person can become an influence on presidential politics through the power of the Internet.
"Weakest Link" - The Dems Edition
Having Republicans approve all the big government programs in the Democratic agenda and the Democrats approve all the law-and-order crackdowns and new prisons in the Republican agenda is not reason to celebrate.
This weekend, all the major Democratic presidential candidates attended the California Democratic Convention in San Diego to solicit support from the party faithful.
The compromise language would keep the deadlines included in the original House bill but make them nonbinding. ( "It's the Democrats War Now" & "Pin the War on the Donkey" are new signs in production - Powell
With upwards of 60% of their campaign contributions coming directly or indirectly from the Israel Lobby, the Democratic congressmen are not free to respond to their antiwar base.