Posts Tagged ‘blanche lincoln’

Unreconciled

22Mar10

Ben Nelson says no. Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) said Monday he would vote against a reconciliation package that included changes to healthcare reform and student lending legislation. Nelson said he opposed the package because the student lending bill would make the federal government the originator of student loans, replacing private lending institutions. Nelson said that […]


Democrat incumbent Blanche Lincoln is running hard to deny her association with Obama and the Democratic congress. Conservative Democrat Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), whose obstinacy during the health care reform process was so frustrating to the progressive community, is officially getting a primary challenge. On Monday morning, Arkansas lieutenant governor, Bill Halter, announced that he would […]


How are things going for David Axelrod, the Karl Rove of the Obama Administration? In a lengthy interview in his office on Wednesday, Mr. Axelrod was often defiant, saying he did not give a “flying” expletive “about what the peanut gallery thinks” and did not live for the approval “of the political community.” Ah. I […]