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Coup in Democratic Party over who will be House speaker: Skelton or Pelosi

September 26, 2010 politisite 0

The chances of the Democratic party retaining the House of Representatives is about 1 in 3 according to polls.  Even so,  folks in the the conservative wing of the Democratic party don’t think Nancy Pelosi represents their values.  Some say that if the House remains in the hands of the Democratic party, Pelosi should be out and Ike Skelton should be in. If Rep. Gene Taylor had his way, Rep. […]

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'2010 is gone for Democrats' says Big Time Dem

September 14, 2010 politisite 0

“He cannot save 2010,” the big-time Democrat is saying of Barack Obama. “It is gone. He must now concentrate on saving 2012. But the biggest fear of some of those close to him is that he might not really want to go on in 2012, that he might not really care.”

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Democrats Disproportionately Anti-Religious

September 12, 2010 politisite 0

About 9 out of 10 Republicans are non-Hispanic whites, and more than half of these are highly religious. That compares with 62% of the Democratic rank-and-file that is white and largely less religious, with blacks and Hispanics making up a much more substantial part of that party’s base. These results are based on aggregated data from more than 220,000 Americans surveyed from early January through Aug. 15 of this year […]

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50 Members of Congress fortunes grew to $1.4 Billion while Americans Lose Jobs, Homes

August 31, 2010 politisite 0

They call DC “the Cocoon” for Good Reason, while Americans suffer high unemployment, Home foreclosures, and financial ruin, Members on the Hill fortunes continue to clime at unprecedented rates of return. The top Fifty members of congress are worth almost 1.4 Billion. We wonder if the Stimulus was directed more toward themselves than toward the average American. Here to hoping for 30 percent unemployment for Congress in November!

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Today's Most Popular Political Stories from around the Web

August 26, 2010 politisite 0

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 26, 2010: Washington Post: Beck rally will be a measure of ‘tea party’ strength Washington Times: 6 Sunni fighters killed in ambush in Iraq Washington Examiner: Environmental Protection Agency considering a ban on lead ammunition USA Today: Abandoned boats litter waters in tough economy CQ Politics: FEC Approves […]

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Today's Most Popular Political Stories from around the Web

August 26, 2010 politisite 0

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 26, 2010: Washington Post: Beck rally will be a measure of ‘tea party’ strength Washington Times: 6 Sunni fighters killed in ambush in Iraq Washington Examiner: Environmental Protection Agency considering a ban on lead ammunition USA Today: Abandoned boats litter waters in tough economy CQ Politics: FEC Approves […]

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Independent Voters move away from Democrats

August 15, 2010 politisite 0

Independents who embraced President Barack Obama’s call for change in 2008 are ready for a shift again, and that’s worrisome news for Democrats. Only 32 percent of those citing no allegiance to either major party say they want Democrats to keep control of Congress in this November’s elections, according to combined results of recent Associated Press-GfK polls. That’s way down from the 52 percent of independents who backed Obama over […]

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Pelosi bashes Gibbs that Dems could lose the House

July 14, 2010 politisite 0

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bashed White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Tuesday night, even as the president’s top spokesman continued to backpedal from his assertion that Democrats could lose control of the House in the November election.

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White House admits Democrats may lose House in November election

July 12, 2010 politisite 0

This is one for the “Stating The Obvious” file. White House Press Secretary, Robert Gibbs, appeared on NBC’s “Meet The Press” and acknowledged publicly that Democrats may lose control of the House of Representatives this November. “I think there’s no doubt that enough seats are in play…”, said Gibbs. The statement had several purposes. One was to rally support from the base to become engaged, which has yet to happen […]