Firedoglake: We Do It All

By: Wednesday October 29, 2014 12:02 pm

I’ve now been an online organizer here at Firedoglake for more than 3 years and the aspect of FDL that stands out to me most is the sheer variety of issues we work on. There are many great organizations out there that organize around civil liberties issues. There are excellent groups that specialize in protecting [...]

Fineman Reports Kucinich to Vote “Yes”

By: Tuesday March 16, 2010 6:18 pm

Dennis Kucinich has called a press conference for tomorrow.  Howard Fineman is reporting that Kucinich will vote “yes” on health care. Kucinich told Obama that he wants a full ERISA waver and a public option in exchange for his vote.  And if he actually gets an ERISA waver, it will be the biggest victory of [...]

Is Donna Edwards Catching the #Rahmflu?

By: Saturday August 22, 2009 4:00 am

It was somewhat disconcerting when Donna Edwards would not confirm to the Hill this week Edwards, who signed the letter, that she would vote against any bill through conference that did not have a public plan.

McCain Cancels Fundraiser With Texas Oilman Who Made Rape Joke

By: Friday June 13, 2008 4:36 pm

You can tell that after the c*nt story, the profile of McCain’s failed first marriage in a major British newspaper and his atavistic positions on birth control and abortion, McCain might be getting a bit worried about seeming insenstive to women. So under the”Straight Talk Express” goes Clayton Williams:

ABC’s Rick Klein reports:

John McCain Voted With George W. Bush 100% Of The Time In 2008

By: Tuesday May 27, 2008 12:53 pm

2007, however, was a particularly “mavericky”" year, as he only supported President Bush 19 out of every 20 times (95%). Therefore, if you subract 5% of 82 (or the % who think things are headed in the wrong direction), McCain was only taking us in the wrong direction about 78% of the time in 2007.Just FYI.

Vito Fossella, John McCain And The Perils Of Morality Politics

By: Thursday May 8, 2008 8:48 am

Rep. Vito Fossella (R-NY), who was arrested for driving with a blood-alcohol level two times the legal limit in Virginia (it was .17), was bailed out by a woman named Laura Fay, which immediately led to speculation about their relationship. There were also questions raised about the murky details of who the father is of her three-year old daughter.