Chuck Schumer backed Hillary for president.
Hillary created a committee for her senate re-election in 2012. Just in case.
Curious about what Mark Foley said in those instant messages? There’s 104 pages of them here.
George Bush has some really, really low approval ratings, according to Read More
It is nip-and-tuck in Florida’s 16th District, with Democratic challenger Tim Mahoney narrowly leading Republican incumbent Mark Foley, whose name remained on the ballot even after his House resignation last month. The GOP replacement candidate, state Senator Joe Negron, has encouraged Republicans to punish Foley by “punching” him on the ballot. Read More
For voters in next week’s Congressional elections, their decision on Tuesday may be a referendum on 1) the Bush administration and Iraq, 2) the economy, 3) GOP’s handling of Mark Foley or 4) the idea of Nancy Pelosi and Charlie Rangel controlling one branch of government.
Few people, I presume, will cast their votes based Read More
To the Editor:
It’s sad, really, that the editors of The Observer thought the ditzy, disrespectful and lazy Charlotte Bocly worthy of all the column space they gave her story [“I Am Charlotte Bocly,” George Gurley, Oct. 23]. The overriding feeling I experienced after reading her profile was dismay.
Sex-filled emails from Mark Foley. A damaging book about the Iraq War from Bob Woodward. And a nuclear North Korea. What a perfect time to get invited to a political briefing at the White House.
This one is taking place tomorrow, paid for by the Republican National Committee. Read More
Rep. Tom Reynolds’ alleged role in covering up the Mark Foley scandal has provided New York Democrats with so much ammunition in the weeks leading up to the mid-term elections that their attacks have started to blur together.
That having been said, this headline, on a new release from the New York State Democratic Committee, Read More
The only surprise from Sunday’s Zogpy poll is how badly damaged Rep. Tom Reynolds, head of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, would be from the Mark Foley sex scandal.
Reynolds trails his Democratic challenger, Jack Davis, 48 to 33 percent, well outside of the 5 percent margin of error. Read More
By now, Americans should know that when Republican Congressional leaders talk about “family values,” they mean the values of the Soprano family. Like the mobsters on HBO, the Republicans rat each other out when things get sticky—and they, too, have considerable difficulty in getting their stories straight.
Listening to the Capitol Hill gang explain how Read More
Remember moral clarity?
That was the most hotly advertised Republican virtue of the high Bush era, from the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks to the dawn of the Iraq War on through to Campaign ’04. It was the near-mystical ability to mark enemies as evildoers, and to dismiss critics as appeasers, relativists and/or Read More
When the Terror War was over the horizon, Washington was possessed by the story of the President having sex with an intern. Now that the Terror War is five years old, Washington is possessed by the story of a Congressman trolling for sex with pages.
Former Representative Mark Foley (R.-Fla.) resigned his seat when evidence Read More