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Friday Talking Points [57] -- End Of Prohibition 75th Anniversary Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Brian Williams, NBC's talking head extraordinaire, is probably a decent guy, a guy with whom you could sit down and have a beer. [More on the alcohol...

Key Senate Dems Suddenly Backtracking On Torture Policy

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Time constraints prevented me yesterday from writing about Dianne Feinstein's comments concerning torture in yesterday's New York Times, in which the ...

Sen. Feinstein On "Milk": "It's Very Painful For Me"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dianne Feinstein is not sure she'll ever be able to watch the movie "Milk," even though she's in it. ... I asked Senator Feinstein, who became mayor...

It's Up To Us Now, Protect Marriage Equality

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gavin Newsom

We have less than 24 hours to protect the freedom to marry by persuading every single person we know to vote NO on Prop. 8 in California.

Open Letter to Sen. Feinstein

Lane Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lane Hudson

At a time when Prop 8 threatens to deal an enormous setback to the fight for equality for the LGBT community, politicians have been silent for far too long. One of those politicians is you.

Friday Talking Points [48] -- Throwing Out The Rulebook

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in Volume 36 of this Friday Talking Points column, I pointed out what seemed to me to be an obvious observation -- that the media was going a lot...

Friday Talking Points [35] -- Tim Russert Memorial Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Nobody seriously annoyed me this week, but I will launch a pre-emptive finger-wagging, to anyone on the left who can't resist the urge to be disrespectful of Tim Russert's memory right now.

Reid Considers Extending Protect America Act For One Month

The Hill | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday he would seek to extend a controversial interim wiretapping law through February to avoid the ea...

Max Follmer

Dems Set To Kill Feinstein Censure Resolution | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the state's Democratic Party pushed back Wednesday against a proposal by a coalition of progressives to censure t...

Max Follmer

Feinstein Faces Dem Censure After Backing Mukasey | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after voting to elevate a divisive conservative judge to the federal appeals court in New Orleans, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein was the pr...

Feinstein Now Backs Immunity For Telecoms Involved In Warrantless Spying

San Francisco Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday that she favors legal immunity for telecommunications companies that allegedly shared millions of customers' telep...