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State of the Union: Candy Crowley’s Crib Sheet for June 20

June 20, 2010 Politisite 0

GAME ON After an eight-month hiatus from Sunday Morning talk, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel speaks. Despite all the hefty issues floating through the White House, he remains an aficionado of raw politics. Ratcheting up the political noise over Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-Texas) apology to BP, Emanuel said Barton’s now retracted words were “not a political gaffe… (but) a philosophy.” As close as Democrats try to tie all […]

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Statement from Rep. Joe Barton: "I apologize for using the term shakedown"

June 17, 2010 Politisite 0

June 17, 2010 Thursday PRESS RELEASE 166 words STATEMENT FROM REP. JOE BARTON JOE BARTON, REPRESENTATIVE, HO– USE For Immediate Release Statement from Rep. Joe Barton Contact: Press office 202-225-3641 June 17, 2010 WASHINGTON – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Joe Barton, R-Texas, made the following statement regarding comments at a subcommittee hearing earlier today: “I apologize for using the term shakedown; with regard to yesterdays actions at the […]