Posts Tagged ‘chris dodd’

Juiced Campaign

26Jun10

WWE honcho Linda McMahon is introducing herself to Connecticut voters with a new ad that puts the “soap opera” of wrestling front and center. The ad marks McMahon’s most direct mention of her tenure at WWE, which she co-founded with her husband, Vince, and in which she played an integral role for three decades until […]


Why are Democrats so excited about the new, 2000 page, financial reform bill? “It’s a great moment. I’m proud to have been here.” What are the changes that make them so confident that the measure will make a stronger financial system? Chris Dodd explains. No one will know until this is actually in place how […]


Dodd Bill

25Apr10

What’s wrong with the financial reform bill being pushed by the White House? Here’s one of fourteen points highlighted by the Heritage Foundation. Section 113 of the bill establishes a “Financial Stability Oversight Council,” charged with identifying firms that would “pose a threat to the financial security of the United States if they encounter “material […]


What’s a little corruption amongst friends??? Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel will be formally admonished Friday by the House Ethics Committee, he told reporters Thursday. The issue concerns who paid for travel he and several other members of the Congressional Black Caucus took to the Caribbean in 2007 and 2008. The powerful chairman of the House […]


Democrats lack self esteem. From a psychological point of view, it makes sense for them to lack it, as low self-esteem is the characteristic they seem most eager to see in others. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, and Rep. Barney Frank, Massachusetts Democrat, have plans to ram through legislation that will produce universal […]


Quitters

06Jan10

Chris Dodd is gone – the latest victim of the derailed Hope & Change Express! Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) plans to announce Wednesday that he will retire from the Senate at the end of the year, capping a 30-year career where he rose to become one of the chamber’s most influential members, several Democratic sources […]


Getting Real

08Jul09

The Rasmussen Poll, America’s most accurate in the last election cycle, says reality is starting to catch up with the President. Overall, 52% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President’s performance so far. Yesterday and today are the first time that the number of voters who approve of the President’s performance […]