Alcee Hastings’ (D, FL-23) sexual harassment investigation.
This is a preliminary investigation by the Office of Congressional Ethics, and it’s done in the wake of a March lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch on behalf of former U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (also known as the Helsinki Commission) staffer Winsome Packer. The suit alleges sexual harassment, attempted extortion (for Hastings’ re-election campaign), and acts of retaliation against Ms. Packer’s attempts | Read More »
Hey, what do these twelve legislators have in common?
This is via That’s My Congress, which is about to become very confused about why it’s getting traffic from a VRWC site. Here’s the list: Lois Capps Michael Capuano Ben Cardin Diana DeGette Eliot Engel Barney Frank Alan Grayson Carolyn McCarthy Bill Pascrell Adam Schiff Allyson Schwartz Heath Shuler …and they have two things in common. First, they’re all Democrats. Second, they all have email | Read More »
Tags: Adam Schiff
, alan grayson
, Allyson Schwartz
, barney frank
, ben cardin
, Bill Pascrell
, carolyn mccarthy
, corporate shills
, Culture of Corruption
, Diana DeGette
, Eliot Engel
, Heath Shuler
, Lois Capps
, Michael Capuano
Lieberman looking for baby steps on health care.
There’s not much that I can add to this… Lieberman says many health care changes can wait WASHINGTON – An independent senator counted on by Democrats in the health care debate showed signs of wavering Sunday when he urged President Barack Obama to postpone many of his initiatives because of the economic downturn. “I’m afraid we’ve got to think about putting a lot of that | Read More »
If you’re losing Ben Cardin (D-MD)…
…a Senator who is barely known for defeating Michael Steele in the 2006 election (honestly, Maryland does not have particularly interesting Senators; sorry about that) – anyway, if you can’t get Ben Cardin to sign off on your ‘astroturf’ rhetoric, well, you have a branding problem. Watch as he manfully attempts to avoid sweating on national television over the mess that his higher-ups have landed | Read More »