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July 25th, 2008

Kucinich raises Bush impeachment at hearing

By Jared Allen / The Hill Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) asked members of the House Judiciary Committee to consider his calls to impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney as a colorful hearing on executive power opened on Friday. The primary purpose of the hearing on the “constitutional limitations” of ... continue reading

July 25th, 2008

Baldwin makes a call for impeachment hearings

By John Nichols / Capital Times Declaring that "there is no task more important for this Congress than to seriously consider whether our nation's leaders have violated their oath of office," Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin on Friday morning told the House Judiciary Committee, "I now firmly believe that impeachment hearings are ... continue reading

July 25th, 2008

Big Crowd Gathers For House Judiciary Hearing On Bush "impeachment"

By John Bresnahan / The Politico A boisterous crowd has already gathered for today's hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on the case for impeaching Presidnent Bush and Vice President Cheney. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) has been leading the charge on the issue, and although Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and ... continue reading

July 25th, 2008

Judiciary releases witness list for Kucinich "impeachment" hearing

The Politico The House Judiciary Committee has released its witness list for Friday's hearing on Rep. Dennis Kucinich's (D-Ohio) impeachment resolution. One big surprise — a House Republican will testify. Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), a huge critic of President Bush's policy in Iraq, is scheduled to appear before the Judiciary ... continue reading

July 25th, 2008

Impeachment backers gear up for hearing

by Sabrina Eaton / Cleveland Plain Dealer Impeachment backers including anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan and Republican constitutional law scholar Bruce Fein held a press conference this afternoon in anticipation of tomorrow's House Judiciary Committee hearing on the "imperial presidency" of George W. Bush and possible legal responses to it. While ... continue reading

July 24th, 2008

Cindy Sheehan Set to Challenge Pelosi

FOX News Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is set to challenge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for her California congressional seat. After filing papers for the seat in April, Sheehan told The National Press Club Thursday she’s going through with her campaign plans. Sheehan, a California resident without a party affiliation, ... continue reading

July 21st, 2008

Appealing to Bloggersâ?? Influence, Gore Asks for Help in Promoting Energy Challenge

By Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times AUSTIN, Tex. — Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, was asked a question here at a bloggers conference about energy. Ms. Pelosi glanced at her BlackBerry, noting that she had an e-mail message from a friend on that very subject. With ... continue reading

July 18th, 2008

300 Advisers Shape Obamaâ??s Foreign Policy

By Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times WASHINGTON — Every day around 8 a.m., foreign policy aides at Senator Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters send him two e-mails: a briefing on major world developments over the previous 24 hours and a set of questions, accompanied by suggested answers, that the ... continue reading

July 17th, 2008

Conyers to hold hearings on Bush presidency

By Deb Price / Detroit News WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Conyers announced Thursday he will hold Judiciary Committee hearings next week on the "imperial" Bush presidency -- a step the Detroit Democrat's allies on the political left quickly trumpeted as "impeachment begins." Conyers, however, was careful in his news releases ... continue reading

July 15th, 2008

Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on Bush conduct, impeachment not on agenda

By Laurie Kellman / Associated Press WASHINGTON - Rep. Dennis Kucinich's single impeachment article will get a committee hearing — but not on removing President Bush from office. The House on Tuesday voted 238-180 to send his article of impeachment — for Bush's reasoning for taking the country to war ... continue reading

July 15th, 2008

Republican Candidate Protests His Own Party

By Brad Haynes / Wall Street Journal The GOP challenger to Rep. Heath Shuler suspended his campaign — in protest of his own party. Carl Mumpower dropped all campaign activity against first-term Democrat Shuler in North Carolina’s 11th district until Republican Party committees in at least half of the district’s ... continue reading

July 15th, 2008

Kucinich May Get Hearing On Impeachment Resolution

By Molly K. Hooper / CQ Politics The House Judiciary Committee may let anti-war Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich present his case for impeaching President Bush before the August recess, the panel’s chairman said Monday. Chairman John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., said Judiciary will take a broad look at the behavior of ... continue reading

July 11th, 2008

Cotati council votes to impeach Bush, Cheney

By Mary Callahan / Santa Rosa Press Democrat COTATI, CA — The Cotati City Council is the third in Sonoma County to weigh in on impeachment for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. The council voted 3-2 Wednesday night to approve a resolution calling for impeachment proceedings ... continue reading

July 11th, 2008

Kucinich to Present Impeachment Case to Panel

By Molly K. Hooper / CQ Politics Democratic leaders have agreed to give Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich a day before the House Judiciary Committee to make his case that President Bush ought to be impeached for allegedly lying to Congress in order to get approval to invade Iraq. Kucinich, D-Ohio, ... continue reading

July 11th, 2008

Pelosi says House Judiciary may hold hearings on Kucinich impeachment resolution

The Politico Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said this morning that the House Judiciary Committee may hold hearings on an impeachment resolution offered by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). Kucinich is expected to offer a "privileged resolution" this afternoon calling on the House to look at whether President Bush should be removed ... continue reading

July 10th, 2008

Impeach Bush? Congress hears Kucinich's resolution in near silence

By Stephen Koff / Cleveland Plain Dealer U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich introduced a single article of impeachment this afternoon against President Bush. But what followed his roughly 35 minutes on the House floor explaining his rationale -- chiefly, that the president misled the nation into a war that has taken ... continue reading

July 9th, 2008

Kucinich Tries Again To Impeach Bush

By John Bresnahan / The Politico Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), who attempted to introduce 35 articles of impeachment against President Bush last month, is back at again, although this time, Kucinich will only offer one article, according to a letter the Ohio Democrat sent to his colleagues today. Here's the ... continue reading

July 8th, 2008

Cotati may call for Bush's impeachment

By Paul Payne / Santa Rosa Press Democrat COTATI, CA — Cotati’s politically liberal City Council on Wednesday is expected to pass a resolution calling for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Cotati would be the third Sonoma County city to approve such a ... continue reading

July 8th, 2008

McCain Courts Voters With Lively Town Hall Meeting

Republican Presidential Candidate Outlines Economic Plan KMGH DENVER -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain hosted a lively town hall meeting Monday, fending off calls to impeach President Bush and getting passionate praise for opposing tax increases. Georgette Haddad drew laughs and applause when she told McCain she supported his tax ... continue reading

July 7th, 2008

100-plus give a lesson in free speech

By John Henderson / Charlottesville Daily Progress While thousands flocked to hear President Bush speak at Monticello on Friday morning, Dana Palmer stood by the side of Route 20 dressed like Lady Liberty to teach her kids a lesson in free speech. Palmer, her husband and their two children were ... continue reading

June 24th, 2008

Satirists hope to toss Bush a gutter ball of a memorial

'George W. Bush Sewage Plant' - sounds like a joke, draws ire By Marisa Lagos / San Francisco Chronicle If you've attended an event or festival in San Francisco lately - or even just hung out at a city park - you've probably seen them. Admittedly, they're hard to miss. ... continue reading

June 20th, 2008

The Plame game

By John Bresnahan / The Politico The transformation of Scott McClellan is now officially complete. The former White House press secretary – once the bane of the left for his steadfast defense of the Bush administration – was embraced by Democrats and vilified by Republicans Friday as he testified, voluntarily, ... continue reading

June 20th, 2008

Wexler: McClellan's Testimony Justifies Cheney's Impeachment

By John Bresnahan / The Politico Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.), one of the most vocal opponents of the Bush administration on Capitol Hill, said Scott McClellan's book and testimony justify the beginning of impeachment hearings against Vice President Dick Cheney. During questioning of McClellan, Wexler asked the former White House ... continue reading

June 19th, 2008

U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings says Bush and Cheney deserve to be impeached

By Anthony Man / South Florida Sun-Sentinel U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, says President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney deserve to be impeached for what they've done to the nation. But he voted against an impeachment resolution because it's not a fight worth pursuing with just seven months left ... continue reading

June 13th, 2008

Veterans for Peace Deliver 23,000 Impeachment Petitions to House Judiciary Chair John Conyers, Jr. ...by Mike Ferner

Wednesday, a 17-member delegation of Veterans For Peace presented some 23,000 petitions to Congressman John Conyers (D-MI), demanding the impeachment of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. Conyers, chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, is the Member of Congress with the authority to call for impeachment hearings. Also ... continue reading

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Apr 9th
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Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
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Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity ...by Donna Smith michaelmoore.com The dysfunction of the US health care system...

Feb 27th
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