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  • Working Families endorses Hooper's rival

     
    As partners in the Democrats??? drive to take the state Senate, the state Working Families Party has endorsed on Long Island Democrats Brian Foley, Kristen McElroy and Sen. Craig Johnson. In the Assembly, the party included five Republicans among its........
  • John McCain's favorite charity?

     
    By Andrew Zajac In 2001, John McCain helped found a northern Virginia think tank that has frequently taken policy positions that dovetail with his and provided paychecks to key political associates. The Reform Institute also has bent and may have broken...
  • 'If detainee dies, you're doing it wrong'

     
    by Frank James One of the most memorable and chilling lines from today's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the treatment of detainees came when Sen. Carl Levin, the Democrat who chairs the committee, referred to the back-and-forth between......
  • House Dems anoint more challengers

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today added 14 more challengers to its Red to Blue program, which gives Democrats running in Republican districts access to party money and advice. The new designees, who bring the Red.....
  • Senate women Dems' campaign checklist

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown After a primrary season divided between two of their colleagues, the Democratic women of the Senate rallied together behind a 10-item Checklist for Change they said they would pursue through the rest of the election season.......
  • Analysis: Crist sets his eyes on bigger political prize

    Analysis: Crist sets his eyes on bigger political prize
    In jumping into the race for U.S. Senate, Gov. Charlie Crist is giving up the job of chief executive in the fourth-largest state for an arguably bigger political prize: a powerful Senate perch that can last a lifetime. The decision comes down, in part,...
  • Hillary: On vacation? From representing us?

     
    The Hill reports that Sen. Clinton is "taking a month off from Congress to recuperate after her marathon run for the presidency" and is "not expected to return to the Senate until July 7 or July 8." It's not......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Friday, June 20. President Bush is campaigning for Republicans in Florida and North Carolina. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on reported efforts to cover up......
  • Albany: Foreclosure bill

     
    Paterson and the legislature have agreed on a bill to address the sub-prime crisis. Key provisions: 90-day notice before foreclosure proceedings are instituted, and a mandatory settlement conference requiring face-to-face meeting with homeowner and...
  • Report: Bruno may back property cap

     
    The New York Sun reports that, in the wake of a poll showing that 74 percent of New Yorkers want a property tax cap, Senate GOP Majority Leader Joe Bruno may be ready to join Gov. Paterson in backing......
  • Bush: 'That man is John McCain'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, addressing his final "President's Dinner'' - a party event that raised $13 million for the Republican Party's election campaigns this year - delivered a full-throated appeal last night for the election of the next president:....
  • Revenge of FISA: the sequel

     
    by James Oliphant and updated It's back. And just like Michael Myers in Halloween, or Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction or Larry the Cable Guy, it can't be killed by any normal means. Democratic and Republican negotiators from the House......