Someone in the White House went overboard last night, celebrating Sen. Blanche Lincoln's primary win over union-backed challenger Bill Halter and saying, "Organized labor just flushed $10 million of their members' money down the toilet on a pointless exercise." Really?
Democrat Blanche Lincoln, sworn enemy to the left, may see her Senate career come to an end tonight in Arkansas, where she faces a runoff against Lt. Gov. Bill Halter. The polls are close! Can she just lose already?
Guess what happened while you were watching Lost on Tuesday night? A revolution! Dozens of people showed up to the polls to vote for change, and hope, and especially, Ron Paul's son, Rand. Want to know who won?
It's election day! And as we all know, elections are about voting out politicians who we hate—especially this year, when a bunch of "establishment" candidates could lose. Let us help you figure out who you should hate today.
Good news! A Republican helped move a crucial component of financial regulatory reform through a procedural hurdle today, which marks the first time a Republican has helped a Democrat since, oh, the Civil War. But there's bad news too, right?
So, financial regulation. Let's try to talk about it for a second. Blanche Lincoln suddenly wants to ban banks from derivative trading, which is awesome, but who knows how the rest of this thing will shake out.
It's likely been a while since you thought of Halliburton, the oil-loving company once headed by Dick Cheney. Well, Halliburton hasn't stopped thinking of you. Or, at least, the U.S.A. It's PAC continues throwing money at politicians.