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Kristen Stewart Never Had Sex With Rupert Sanders, Sources Claim

Kristen Stewart Never Had Sex With Rupert Sanders, Sources Claim

Commented Jul 27, 2012 at 18:06:02 in Celebrity

“Or...this is all a deflection manufactured by PR reps to create the illusion that she is actually interested in those with Y chromosomes. There is just way too much unnecessary efforting here. Ruminate...”

Baneblade on Jul 27, 2012 at 18:24:58

“Yes, that must be it. It all makes sense now.”

Michele Michele on Jul 27, 2012 at 18:19:21

“I never believed this young lady was interested in male persuasion either and her "boyfriend" looked a little suspicious also. This has beard written all over it.”
Lou Dobbs Says Anti-Clinton Media Bias

Lou Dobbs Says Anti-Clinton Media Bias "Worsening"

Commented Apr 1, 2008 at 13:12:21 in Media

“Indeed, what used to be news, is almost entirely opinion. Spin cycle.”
Hooked on Hillary

Hooked on Hillary

Commented Mar 30, 2008 at 20:06:30 in Politics

“They are still campaigning across the country and on the news every day, so how can that be a bad thing? It's excellent exposure to the citizens of our nation. If anything, it detracts from the facetime that McCain is getting, and people with goldfish memory forget about him.”

Bad actor on Mar 30, 2008 at 21:17:47

“I think Hillary must stay in the race as a backup in case something nasty comes out of the Rezko trial which connects Barach to the slum-lord business--anything is possible. If the selection of the candidate goes to the convention, please draft Al Gore and put an end to what we all know is this lesser of two evils election. Gore/Edwards would trample McCain and lead us out of the Bush nightmare with a landslide so great that a majority in both houses would be overwhelming assured. Then, we can reclaim our country. A lot of people do not understand that Gore is a graduate of Harvard, studied law and theology at Vanderbilt and served in Vietnam, was a Representative and Senator in Congress and Vice-President of the USA for eight years. Don't you think it is time we gave deep thought to what we want in the White House?”
Slate Launches

Slate Launches "Hillary Deathwatch"

Commented Mar 30, 2008 at 19:56:03 in Media

“This is completely devoid of taste and credibility. Notice, we didn't see one of these for Huckabee who was sporting a much more severe delegate and popular vote gap. Some people never mature.”
Hooked on Hillary

Hooked on Hillary

Commented Mar 30, 2008 at 19:38:27 in Politics

“Nora, half of the Democratic voters disagree with you. It would be ill-advised for Senator Clinton to bow out of the race with a popular vote gap of 1%. As you said, it isn't all about you, and she would be doing her supporters an injustice if she were to pull the plug when not everyone has had their say. Looking at historical primary seasons, it is not uncommon for them to last until June. If anything, this contest will only make the Democratic nominee more prepared for the Republican onslaught. Why do you think it's acceptable that so many American voters would be stripped of their voting right? It's not enough to say that it would make you sleep easier at night. Elections involve the gestalt of the country's citizens, not just a privileged few.”

Yasmine on Mar 30, 2008 at 23:07:40

“1%???? get your figures .700000 votes out of 13-14 millions IS NOT 1%”

AuntSally on Mar 30, 2008 at 20:35:25

“Actually, I'm interested in this notion that nearly half of Democratic voters are for Hillary.

The problem is, all these votes happened over the last three months. I suspect a substantial fraction of those that voted for her in Jan. and Feb. would not do so today. (Nora seems to be one of them, and the discussion threads are littered with similar sentiments). Further, the national polls (e.g. Gallup's national tracking poll), show Obama leading her among Dems by a wide margin, 52-42.”

HeadScratcher on Mar 30, 2008 at 20:31:04

“I just love this view of the 'popular vote gap of 1%' as being something that is significant as an excuse to continue Hillary's campaign.

"Only 1%' at this point translates to nearly 800,000 votes in Obama's favor. In a democracy, a one-vote margin is sufficient to win and also sufficient to lose. The loser can bemoan the one-vote loss and say that the 'vote gap' was miniscule, but they lost regardless. The percentage of the "vote gap' is meaningless. In a democracy, the actual vote is what counts to determine who wins. Polls use percentages to determine trends and attitudes, but they don't determine the winner. And while saying that the voter gap is only 1% seems like a surmountable goal, it's pure spin place on what appears to be an insurmountable reality.”

BrettnCalgary on Mar 30, 2008 at 20:10:14

“Cite a source for that 1% comment, please. I read somewhere that Obama was leading by approximately 700000 in the popular vote. Simple math suggests that for that to be 1% of a total, that total would have to be 70,000,000. I'd be interested in your source.”
Obama Suggests Ex-Pastor Is Contrite

Obama Suggests Ex-Pastor Is Contrite

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 01:28:35 in Politics

“You are really assuming an incredible capacity to suspend disbelief if you think those clips were not indicative of what Jeremiah Wright believes. Those sermons were written, taking quite a bit of forethought. This is hardly the same as telling an off-color joke and then blushing at its inappropriate nature.

How about Jeremiah Wrights' praise of Louis Farrakhan. To Wright, he "epitomizes greatness". He showered him with an award and highlighted his work in the Trinity newsletter. All these things take forethought and a certain belief system. The Black Value System, to be exact.”
Obama Suggests Ex-Pastor Is Contrite

Obama Suggests Ex-Pastor Is Contrite

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 01:23:11 in Politics

“After 20 years as a parishioner at Wright's church, Obama states after Wright's retirement, that he would have left the church if Wright stayed on. Who believes this? He didn't denounce anything that Wright preached until he was called on the carpet about it. Those inflammatory sermons were on youtube for a year prior. How can he say, one day, that he was not aware of any controversial statements by Wright, and then, in a speech the next day, he confesses awareness of the inflammatory sermons? Obama is dishonest and pandering for votes. What else is he not truthful about? How is he to provide CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN? Too many people are seeing through the smokescreen. He will not be able to win the general election.”
Obama Compares Election To Bataan Death March

Obama Compares Election To Bataan Death March

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 01:14:14 in Politics

“Gaffe #2010.”

idontthinkthisishelping on Mar 29, 2008 at 10:43:13

“Were you starting the tabulation at 2009?”
Senator Leahy To Clinton: Drop Out

Senator Leahy To Clinton: Drop Out

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 01:10:56 in Politics


That's like saying a scan of a xerox of a mimeograph of a carbon copy is as good as an original.”

kevenseven on Mar 29, 2008 at 02:03:44

“The contest is to see who gets the most delegates, not the most votes. You should look it up if you think I'm wrong.”
Senator Leahy To Clinton: Drop Out

Senator Leahy To Clinton: Drop Out

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 01:05:14 in Politics

“Kudos for speaking your mind. Both Dean and Pelosi have been amazingly ineffectual. Not that I agreed with him, but Hastert was a force to be reckoned with, Nancy is well...a nancy.

People who back Obama have glossed over the fact that 28% of Clinton supporters will vote for McCain in a Obama - McCain matchup while 19% of Obama supporters will vote for McCain in a Clinton - McCain matchup. Isn't it funny how it's all about numbers when the statistics support their candidate, but we hear crickets when it goes the other way.”

kevenseven on Mar 29, 2008 at 02:09:15

“"Hastert was a force to recon with"?

Jesus, you know nothing. Hastert was a puppet on the end of DeLays arm.”

mmpost on Mar 29, 2008 at 01:44:02

“I would have to say the majority of those Obama supporters that wouldn't vote for Hillary probably wouldn't vote for her because of her recent tactics. The majority of the those that would vote for a Bush 44 instead of Obama are those that wouldn't have voted for him in the first place.”

Aleka on Mar 29, 2008 at 01:18:24

“Thats because the 28% Clintonites who would vote for McCain are nutjobs who don't care about honesty or ethics anyway - so they kind of belong there.”
Senator Leahy To Clinton: Drop Out

Senator Leahy To Clinton: Drop Out

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 00:58:28 in Politics

“How dare Senator Leahy call for Clinton's withdrawal. The popular vote gap is a hair's breadth. Every American should have their chance to vote in the primaries.”

hillarysupporter on Mar 29, 2008 at 15:40:29

“Amen. Hillary supporters need to speak up, write letters, petition., etc. Its very undemocratic
what the Democratic leaders are trying to do.”

kevenseven on Mar 29, 2008 at 02:01:00

“Easily. There is nothing unusual or undemocratic about a primary contest being decided before the final primaries. It is the norm, not the exception.”

Aleka on Mar 29, 2008 at 01:27:34

“But it is not about popular vote. It is about pledged delegates, which she can't win.

This "popular vote" thing Hillary has suckered you into is really sneaky because Obama won most of the caucuses and most of those dont report "popular vote". So what you are really advocating is to change the goal from pledged delegates, which are representative - and which ALL PARTIES AGREED TO AHEAD OF TIME - to popular vote, which NO ONE agreed to and which just so happens to leave out most of the states Hillary lost.”
University Of Chicago: Obama <i>Was</i> A Professor

University Of Chicago: Obama Was A Professor

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 00:55:04 in Politics

“He didn't have tenure; he wasn't a professor by standard definition. Who cares.”

realpolitic on Mar 29, 2008 at 17:45:47

“SocialConscience, why don't you actually even glance at the article next time before replying. They offered him the position several times, but due to other responsibilites of being a state senator, etc., he could not accept.”

lisakaz on Mar 29, 2008 at 11:21:32

“Tenure has NOTHING to do with the title. If you are a new hire as "tenure track" (pre-tenure) you are still "assistant professor." Someone will recent tenure is "associate professor" and someone with maybe a decade or more at college will be "full professor."”

ireland on Mar 29, 2008 at 11:12:42

“He was offered tenure and denied taking it....”

noamjunior on Mar 29, 2008 at 11:10:49

“can you, by "standard definition," read
maybe you should read the article and get a clue as to why every here thinks you are a toolbox”

Geovan on Mar 29, 2008 at 06:21:10

Here's a clip from a November 9th story in the DailyCollegian:
"Almost half of the professors in the U.S. work in part-time positions with lower wages, less benefits, and only partial job security. As of 2007, only 32 percent of university faculty members are tenured or on the tenure-track, as compared to the 97 percent forty years ago."

The term professor is used regardless of tenure in this academic newspaper. As a matter of fact it points to extreme lack of tenure with professors, no doubt as a result of Reaganomics and "the government is bad" syndrome. What is your standard definition and where is your source?”

Thatcher on Mar 29, 2008 at 03:43:34

“Please ... the university says "professor" is correct. end of story. Who, but them, best knows what to call him in that position???”

JonStewart4President on Mar 29, 2008 at 02:15:22

“Not all Professors have tenure. There is no standard definition when it comes to US universities and colleges. But speaking of standard definitions, here is the definition of professor from 1: one that professes, avows, or declares
2 a: a faculty member of the highest academic rank at an institution of higher education b: a teacher at a university, college, or sometimes secondary school c: one that teaches or professes special knowledge of an art, sport, or occupation requiring skill.

So if we look at number 2 a-c, Obama was a a very standard definition indeed.”

Benton on Mar 29, 2008 at 02:14:37

“Actually most professors do not have tenure. What is the the standard definition? I do not recall anybody who taught in Law School who was not referred to as a Professor.”
Chris Matthews Really Plays Hardball, Demands New Guest Name Sources For Obama Claim

Chris Matthews Really Plays Hardball, Demands New Guest Name Sources For Obama Claim

Commented Mar 29, 2008 at 00:44:44 in Media

“It was inappropriate for him to dress her down on the air like that, especially given that story was nothing new. Looks like some misdirected anger there.”
Poll: Pastor Controversy Hasn't Hurt Obama

Poll: Pastor Controversy Hasn't Hurt Obama

Commented Mar 26, 2008 at 23:15:47 in Politics

“Did they just poll Trinity church members? The reflection of Jeremiah Wright as a mentor and spiritual guide for Senator Obama has cast a shadow on him, and it absolutely has swayed voters. It certainly hasn't helped him advance any in Pennsylvania. These daily polls are hard to take seriously. Hopefully, campaigns are gullible enough to afford them too much weight.”

NtFourSale on Mar 27, 2008 at 00:34:12

“Agreed. I made a large donation to Obama and did a lot of volunteering for him. Wright's comments bothered me, as did the "typical white" comment. I'll still vote for him but with far less enthusiasm. Far less transcendent or global than I once thought.

I had hoped he would make racism a footnote rather than the lead story.”

Monkeytime on Mar 27, 2008 at 00:00:39

“You didn't like him before the pastor stuff. You like him less now.

Can't you see that your own bias invalidates your analysis? How can you tell that voters have been swayed? You can't judge the whole country by your own feelings.

For arguments sake, I'll agree that NBC is Obama friendly. But surely even you must recognize that that is not the case with the WSJ.

Obama will be the nominee. Try to imagine a scenario in which he is not.”

Bagger on Mar 26, 2008 at 23:50:09

“I don't think Obama believes many polls after New Hampshire nor do I. Secondly, Hillary got caught lying red handed to our faces. Much more insulting than some preacher that Obama addressed with one of the best political speeches of all time. Hope is not on your side. It's on ours.”

SCG on Mar 26, 2008 at 23:38:15

“When they crawl out of the Hillary coal mines of ignorance, they will see the sunlight .....Bill was a great help today.”
Barack Obama Passport Breach Likely Runs Afoul Of The Privacy Act of 1974

Barack Obama Passport Breach Likely Runs Afoul Of The Privacy Act of 1974

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 18:52:01 in Home

“CNN has an article stating that the contractor who accessed Barack Obama's and John McCain's files is a Barack Obama supporter.

Of course, this information is nowhere on HuffPo.”
huffingtonpost entry

How Will Hillary's Bosnia "Whopper" Play in the Media?

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 17:59:23 in Politics

“"Further the only whites he condemned were rich ones and they pretty much deserve it."

CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN. This is unification? I rest my case...”
huffingtonpost entry

How Will Hillary's Bosnia "Whopper" Play in the Media?

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 17:56:47 in Politics

“What has he spear-headed? It is one thing to initiate fledgling, trail-blazing legislation on your own steam, and it's quite another if you are one of a list of co-sponsors. Signing your name is not enough. We have heard enough "dittos" from Obama. (maybe he could do a sequel to the movie Ghost)

Where was he the point-man?”
huffingtonpost entry

How Will Hillary's Bosnia "Whopper" Play in the Media?

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 17:48:59 in Politics

“Head of Illinois NOW criticized Obama's present votes: "We made it clear at the time that we disagreed with the strategy ... Voting present doesn't provide a platform from which to show leadership and say with conviction that we support a woman's right to choose and these bills are unacceptable."

You can't be merely "present" as Commander-in-Chief.”
huffingtonpost entry

A Few Unanswered Questions About Bill Richardson's Obama Endorsement

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 00:45:35 in Home

“No pass was given to the rest of the superdelegates. feelfree merely pointed out that John Kerry, Patrick Deval, and Ted Kennedy are voting contrary to how their constituents voted. This is also contrary to what many Obama supporters are saying, that superdelegates should echo the votes of their constituents. Superdelegates are allowed to be free agents. Which definitely raises the question of why we have them. There should be equitable voting, no one with a stronger voice than any other individual. I wonder what American citizen packs the most punch? A Texan superdelegate who voted in the primary and caucus?

The Judas thing is a bit much. Better to stick to the facts than use religious imagery.”

factbased on Mar 23, 2008 at 01:11:09

“I agree with most of what you said - on SDs, equitable voting, facts over religious imagery...

But I really don't think feelfree picked 3 SDs at random to rant against. He or she picked 3 Obama-backing SDs and was mum about the more numerous Hillary-backing SDs. Maybe you meant a pass wasn't given in the media or overall in the comments or something, but feelfree did look the other way, at least in that comment.”
huffingtonpost entry

A Few Unanswered Questions About Bill Richardson's Obama Endorsement

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 00:31:11 in Home

“It is particularly bothersome that the FL Republicans are able to influence, and essentially negate, the votes of their Democratic constituents. How did the DNC not react aggressively to this tactic and see the long view and where this would land us?”

factbased on Mar 23, 2008 at 01:22:24

“The only explanation I've been able to find is they assumed there would be a presumptive nominee early on and the delegates would be seated without controversy (or effect). But as you say, it should be the DNC's job to act and see the long view / contingencies.”
huffingtonpost entry

A Few Unanswered Questions About Bill Richardson's Obama Endorsement

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 00:28:29 in Home

“Excellent point. The "pissing and moaning" rant got me off track, my apologies. It's likely that any candidate that would stand to seat delegates by counting the electorates' votes would behave just as marybanilow described. Any candidate worth their salt. In the case of Barack, he doesn't have a benefit, so of course, he opposes. It's elementary politicking, but it's the American people that get left out of the process, and it just isn't right. It's time we eliminated this opportunity to jockey for primary positions, and when I say that, I am looking forward to the future since there is nothing that can be done with this election cycle.”

factbased on Mar 23, 2008 at 01:17:24

“Yep, agreed. And big of you to admit to getting momentarily off track. I'm wondering if the Obama campaign derailed the move for a re-vote or they just voiced legitimate concerns and did nothing to help it along. I'd be disappointed in them if they actively derailed it. Do you know details?”
huffingtonpost entry

How Will Hillary's Bosnia "Whopper" Play in the Media?

Commented Mar 23, 2008 at 00:02:51 in Politics

“What do you expect to see on these tax returns? What could possibly be so earth-shattering? I am interested in the speculation.”
huffingtonpost entry

How Will Hillary's Bosnia "Whopper" Play in the Media?

Commented Mar 22, 2008 at 23:57:22 in Politics

“What has Obama at least FIBBED about:

- Obama's stance regarding NAFTA when conversing with Canadian officials (wink, wink)
- Exelon- nuclear energy company, nuclear waste generator, Obama donor (supposedly not beholden to corporations, lobbyists)
- Obama's "present" votes allow him to be a clean slate. How can you criticize someone who doesn't have a voting record on the issues? There is a reason "present" votes are color-coded yellow. One needs courage to be POTUS; that means making tough decisions.
- Obama should not accept a Subcommittee position when he has no intention of fulfilling any of the duties. Holding a meeting is the bare minimum. He knew he would be stumping. Relinquish the position to someone who can affect change instead of padding your resume with empty "accomplishments".
- Following the Black Value System, yet claiming that we are all in this together. Trinity is not working for the advancement of all humankind. It's a specific subset of the human race. He elected to be part of that congregation for 20 years. How does a man move past racial differences when that is the topic du jour every Sunday?
- Convincing a slumlord under indictment, Tony Rezko, to buy an adjacent property to ensure his own mansion purchase. They were friends for 20 years as well. That case just began, and I'll bet there is more to the story.
- There's a lot more...Please consider the red flags before it is too late. McCain's campaign will use all this and more as ammunition, and they won't give polite notice before the attack.”
huffingtonpost entry

How Will Hillary's Bosnia "Whopper" Play in the Media?

Commented Mar 22, 2008 at 23:40:11 in Politics

“Please enumerate the headway that Barack Obama has made for Illinois. The TX senator, Kirk Watson, couldn't list one accomplishment, maybe you can provide this information. So far, I see no evidence of relevant experience to lead a major superpower. His efforts have been nebulous at best. Not a single poster here at HuffPo has been able to deliver the goods in terms of Barack's tangible qualifications. SHOW THE SKILL SET.”

BrooklynLager on Mar 23, 2008 at 00:15:13

“Wow - another lie! Is it a plague that you all catch? I could post his legislative accomplishments (and I will), but the point is that I will not be the first or the 100th or the 1000th to do so. It's all over this site. Anyway.....

Of the 15 bills Senator Obama sponsored or co-sponsored in 2005-7 that became law:

Two addressed foreign policy:
Promote relief, security and democracy in the Congo (2125)
Develop democratic institutions in areas under Palestinian control (2370).

Three addressed public health:
Improve mine safety (2803)
Increased breast cancer funding (597)
Reduce preterm delivery and complications, reduce infant mortality (707).

Two addressed openness and accountability in government:
Strengthening the Freedom of Information Act (2488)
Full disclosure of all entities receiving federal funds (2590)

Two addressed national security
Extend Terrorist Risk Insurance (467)
Amend the Patriot Act (2167)

One addressed the needs of the Armed Forces
Wave passport fees to visit graves, attend memorials/funerals of veterans abroad (1184).

Of the 570 bills Senator Obama introduced into the Senate during the 109th and 110th Congress (Senate Bill numbers are in parentheses), they can be summarized as follows:

25 addressed Energy Efficiency and Climate Change
Suspend royalty relief for oil and gas (115)
Reduce dependence on oil; use of alternative energy sources (133)
Increase fuel economy standards for cars (767, 768)
Auto industry incentives for fuel efficient vehicles (1151)
Reduce green house gas emissions (1324)
Establish at NSF a climate change education program (1389)
Increase renewable content of gasoline (2202)
Energy emergency relief for small businesses and farms (269)
Strategic gasoline and fuel reserves (1794)
Alternative diesel standards (3554)
Coal to liquid fuel promotion (3623)
Renewable diesel standards (1920)
Reducing global warming pollution from vehicles (2555)
Fuel security and consumer choice (1994, 2025)
Alternative energy refueling system (2614)
Climate change education (1389)
Low income energy assistance (2405)
Oil savings targets (339)
Fuel economy reform (3694)
Plug-in electric drive vehicles (1617)
Nuclear release notice (2348)
Passenger rail investment (294)
Energy relief for low income families (2405)

21 addressed Health Care
Drug re-importation (334)
Health information technology (1262, 1418)
Discount drug prices (2347)
Health care associated infections (2278)
Hospital quality report cards (692, 1824)
Medical error disclosure and compensation (1784)
Emergency medical care and response (1873)
Stem cell research (5)
Medical Malpractice insurance (1525)
Health centers renewal (901, 3771)
Children’s health insurance (401)
Home health care (2061)
Medicare independent living (2103)
Microbicides for HIV/AIDS (823)
Ovarian cancer biomarker research (2569)
Gynological cancers (1172)
Access to personalized medicine through use of human genome (976)
Paralysis research and care (1183)

20 addressed Public Health:
Violence against women (1197)
Biodefense and pandemic preparedness and response (1821, 1880)
Viral influenza control (969)
End homelessness (1518)
Reduce STDs/unintended pregnancy (1790)
Smoking prevention and tobacco control (625)
Minority health improvement and disparity elimination (4024)
Nutrition and physical education in schools (2066)
Health impact assessments (1067, 2506)
Healthy communities (1068)
Combat methamphetamines (2071)
Paid sick leave (910)
Prohibit mercury sales (833, 1818)
Prohibit sale of lead products (1306, 2132)
Lead exposure in children (1811, 2132)

14 address Consumer Protection/Labor
Stop unfair labor practices (842)
Fair minimum wage (2, 1062, 2725, 3829)
Internet freedom (2917)
Credit card safety (2411)
Media ownership (2332)
Protecting taxpayer privacy (2484)
Working family child assistance (218)
Habeus Corpus Restoration (185)
Bankruptcy protection for employees and retirees (2092)
FAA fair labor management dispute resolution (2201)
Working families flexibility (2419).

13 addressed the Needs of Veterans and the Armed Forces:
Improve Benefits (117)
Suicide prevention (479)
Needs of homeless veterans (1180)
Homes for veterans (1084)
GI Bill enhancement (43)
Military job protection
Dignity in care for wounded vets (713)
Housing assistance for low income veterans (1084)
Military children in public schools (2151)
Military eye injury research and care (1999)
Research physical/mental health needs from Iraq War (1271)
Proper administration of discharge for personality disorder (1817, 1885)
Security of personal data of veterans (3592)

12 addressed Congressional Ethics and Accountability
Lobbying and ethics reform (230)
Stop fraud (2280)
Legislative transparency and accountability (525)
Open government (2180, 2488)
Restoring fiscal discipline (10)
Transparency and integrity in earmarks (2261)
Accountability of conference committee deliberations and reports (2179)
Federal funding accountability and transparency (2590)
Accountability and oversight for private security functions under Federal
contract (674)
Accountability for contractors and personnel under federal contracts
(2147) Resctrictions awarding government contracts (2519)

10 addressed Foreign Policy:
Iraq war de-escalation (313)
US policy for Iraq (433),
Divestiture from Iran (1430)
Sudan divestment authorization (831)
Millennium Development Goals (2433)
Multilateral debt relief (1320)
Development bank reform (1129)
Nuclear nonproliferation (3131,977,2224).

9 address Voting/Elections
Prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections (453)
Voter access to polls and services in Federal elections (737)
Voter intimidation and deceptive practices (1975)
Senate campaign disclosure parity (185)
Require reporting for bundled campaign contributions (2030)
Election jamming prevention (4102)
Campaign disclosure parity (223)
Presidential funding (2412)
Integrity of electronic voting systems (1487)

11 addressed Education
Increase access of low income African Americans to higher education (1513)
Establish teaching residency programs (1574)
Increase early intervention services (2111)
Middle school curriculum improvements (2227)
Public database of scholarships, fellowships and financial aid (2428)
Summer learning programs (116)
TANF financial education promotion (924)
Higher education (1642)
Build capacity at community colleges (379)
Campus law enforcement in emergencies (1228)
Support for teachers (2060).

6 addressed Hurrican Katrina
Hurricane Katrina recovery (2319)
Emergency relief (1637)
Bankruptcy relief and community protection (1647)
Working family tax relief (2257)
Fair wages for recovery workers (1749)
Gulf coast infrastructure redevelopment (1836)

5 addressed the Environment
Drinking water security (218, 1426)
Water resources development (728)
Waste water treatment (1995)
Combat illegal logging (1930)
Spent nuclear fuel tracking and Acountability (1194)
Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act (Introduced in Senate)[S.726.IS ]

4 addressed Discrimination
Claims for civil class action based on discrimination (1989)
Domestic partnership benefits (2521)
Unresolved civil rights crimes (535)
Equality or two parent families (2286)

4 addressed Homeland Security
Judicial review of FISA orders (2369)
National emergency family locator (1630)
Amend US Patriot Act (2167)
Chemical security and safety (2486)”

Plank on Mar 23, 2008 at 00:08:41

“Let's not forget the press conference wher all Hillary's surrogates were asked to name one Foreign policy moment. The phone went silent for 2 minutes before some bogus reason was made up. I would expect Watson to know his stuff but I would expect your campaign managers to know it more.”
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