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Angry About The AIG Bonuses ? Blame Washington

by @ Tuesday, March 17th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Chris Dodd, Credit Crisis, Economics, Politics

As the Obama Administration tries to manage the blowblack from the revelations about the bonuses paid to AIG employees last week, it’s becoming exceedingly clear that this is a controversy created largely thanks to the incompetence and grand-standing at all levels of levels of government. First of all, there’s the fact that Tim “Turbo Tax” […]

Good News, And A Lesson, For Republicans

by @ Tuesday, March 10th, 2009. Filed under 2010 Elections, Chris Dodd, Politics

Many on the right are expressing some glee over this story: A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd facing a tough re-election bid in 2010 if his challenger is former Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Simmmons of Stonington. If the election were held today, Dodd would garner 42 percent of those surveyed while […]

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

NBC looks back at the 2008 campaign:

A Picture Worth 1,000 Words: Why Hillary Lost

The national poll averages from October forward: What it means: According to the chart, Clinton’s national poll average was basically unchanged between the beginning of October and the middle of May, starting at about 41 percent and ending at about 42 percent. Although Clinton verged on 50 percent of the average poll and dipped to […]

Democratic Des Moines Register Debate Round-Up And Reaction

You would have thought I learned my lesson yesterday, but I actually sat down and watched the entire 90 minutes of the Democratic candidates debate sponsored by The Des Moines Register and Iowa Public Television. Same moderator. Same format. The only thing that was missing was Carolyn Washburn’s inane attempt to get all the candidates […]

Chris Dodd Is A Total Idiot

by @ Friday, September 14th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Baseball, Bill Richardson, Chris Dodd, New York Yankees, Politics, Sports

Apparently, he is challenging fellow Presidential Candidate Bill Richardson to a bet on this weekend’s Yankees-Red Sox series. Which would make sense, except for the fact that Bill Richardson is rooting for the Red Sox: WASHINGTON (CNN) — A friendly wager over a weekend series between one of the greatest rivalries in baseball turned into […]

Chris Dodd For President ?

by @ Thursday, January 11th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Chris Dodd, General, Politics

No, really, Chris Dodd is running for President: NEW YORK — Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd announced Thursday he will run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, saying problems at home and abroad meant it was time for him to “get out of the bleachers and onto the arena floor.” Dodd, a 26-year Senate veteran, […]

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