Moulitsas: Democrats Get Killed in 2010 Elections

Markos Moulitsas, founder of the Daily Kos and an influential leader of the Web-based political left, said Sunday that Democrats are facing huge defeats in the 2010 elections because the Obama administration has alienated the Democratic Party’s liberal political base with its escalating involvement in Afghanistan, and its failure to push for universal healthcare. Speaking […]

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U.S. Recognizes Honduran President-Elect, But Regional Leftists Balk

By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor Honduras’ President-elect Porfirio Lobo at a press conference in Tegucigalpa on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The Obama administration said Monday it recognized the outcome of Honduras’ presidential election, but it stressed that an end to the country’s political crisis would require further steps, including the reinstatement […]

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Swiss vote to ban Islamic minarets

GENEVA – Swiss voters approved a move to ban the construction of minarets in a Sunday vote on a right-wing initiative that labeled the mosque towers as symbols of militant Islam, projections by a widely respected polling institute showed. The projections based on partial returns say Swiss swung from only 37 percent supporting the proposal […]

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Lieberman Says No

Posted by Erick Erickson The Wall Street Journal reports Joe Lieberman is digging in his heels. He will filibuster any health care legislation that contains a public option, even if the legislation allows states to opt-out. Lieberman has been a thorn in the side of the left ever since they decided to challenge him back […]

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Maine Voters Reject Gay Marriage

“The institution of marriage has been preserved in Maine and across the nation,” said Frank Schubert, the chief organizer for Stand for Marriage Maine, which lobbied for the repeal. For the gay rights movement, which has gained a foothold in New England, it was a stinging defeat. Gay marriage has now lost in every state […]

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Huckabee Leads 2012 Poll

Twenty-nine percent of Republican voters nationwide say former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is their pick to represent the GOP in the 2012 presidential campaign. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 24 percent prefer former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney while 18 percent would cast their vote for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Former House […]

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