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Entries by Lucia Graves from 10/2010

Pelosi On Polarization In Congress: 'After The Elections It Will Be Better'

Posted 10.04.2010 | Politics

Partisan polarization will start to wane after November's midterm elections, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told Nora Ephron Monday night. "I ...

Hillary Clinton On Being Vice President: 'I Have Absolutely No Interest' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.06.2010 | Politics

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dismissed rumors on Wednesday that she will replace Vice President Biden on the 2012 ticket. "I have absolutely no...

Olympia Snowe Slams Congressional Stagnation, 'Frankly We Haven't Done Our Jobs' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.06.2010 | Politics

Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe criticized her Congressional colleagues on Wednesday for failing to find common ground, calling for a more centrist appr...

Woodward Walks Back Talk Of Clinton-Biden Swap

Posted 10.06.2010 | Politics

After his comments that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could be the next vice president kicked up a fuss, Bob Woodward walked back his comments. ...

Watchdog Groups Rally Outside Chamber Of Commerce, As Calls For A Justice Department Investigation Mount

Posted 10.07.2010 | Politics

Watchdog groups rallied outside the Chamber of Commerce Thursday in the wake of a report by a liberal blog that the business lobby could be funding po...

Frank Guinta, Republican Candidate In NH, Fled Scene Of Friend's Bar Brawl Reportedly Stepping Over Victim's Body On His Way Out The Door

Posted 10.11.2010 | Politics

Story written with Ryan Grim. In the midst of a bid for New Hampshire's First District, Republican Frank Guinta is trying to explain his behavior dur...

Joe Sestak, Dems Ramp Up Attacks On Republicans Over Social Security (VIDEO)

Posted 10.12.2010 | Politics

With three weeks left before Pennsylvania's Senate race is decided, Democratic candidate Rep. Joe Sestak staked out social security as a battleground,...

Republican Global Warming Deniers Funded By Energy Industry

Posted 10.14.2010 | Green

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Pat Toomey drew headlines when he said in a local radio interview on Friday, that the degree to which human activity is ...

Prop. 19: Former Police Chief Strikes Back At U.S. Attorney General

Posted 10.15.2010 | Politics

Former San Jose Chief of Police Joseph McNamara said Friday that "Californians are not going to let politicians in Washington, DC tell them how to vot...

Harry Reid Vows To Pass Social Security Cost Of Living Benefit For Seniors

Posted 10.15.2010 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vowed Friday to pass a $250 cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries when the Senate reconvenes i...

Dems Stake Out Social Security Battleground

Posted 10.18.2010 | Politics

UPDATE -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and 18 Senate Democrats wrote a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday calling for an en...

Military Law Expert: Joe Miller's Private Guards Violated Government Regulations

Posted 10.20.2010 | Politics

One of the most troubling campaign moments this election season occurred Sunday night, when security guards working for Alaska Tea Party candidate Joe...

Cops Under Pressure To Deny They Support Legalizing Marijuana

Posted 10.21.2010 | Politics

During California gubernatorial debates last week, Meg Whitman was asked about her position on Proposition 19 and marijuana legalization and said: "Ev...

Gay Teen Suicides Pervasive, A 'Hidden Problem': Expert

Posted 10.22.2010 | Politics

A recent rash of suicides among gay youth has captured the attention of the nation, with President Obama releasing a video Thursday aimed at reaching ...

Boxer Calls NRSC's Ads 'Outrageous And Nasty'

Posted 10.25.2010 | Politics

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer at a press conference Monday called ads targeted against her "outrageous and nasty," adding that this week the National ...

Pelosi: 'We Feel Pretty Good' About Election, Early Returns Are Strong

Posted 10.27.2010 | Politics

At a groundbreaking ceremony in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave reporters her take on election outlooks and decrie...

Gun Control Group's Seven-Figure Ad Campaign A Boon To Endangered House Dems (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2010 | Politics

Americans United for Safe Streets, a non-partisan group advocating gun control, is set to launch a seven-figure ad campaign Thursday targeting candida...

Gross Racial Disparities In California Pot Arrests

Posted 10.28.2010 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorney General Eric Holder ruffled some feathers with his recent promise to "vigorously enforce" marijuana prohibition in Californi...