UPDATED: Is the Obama census grab unconstitutional? Obama to cook books on census?
Cross posted to The Political Class. UPDATE: Midwesterner at Samizdata.net doesn’t think so, and the argument is persuasive: From reading through Title 13, Chapter 1 it appears obvious to me
The President always wanted to re-evaluate the census process?
No, I’m quite serious: since when? This is all part of this little article (Glenn Reynolds summed it up perfectly, by the way) about Sen. Gregg’s real value to this
Did we think Gregg would help make the 2010 census fair? Think again!
Does it get any more convenient than this? Obama gets rid of a sitting (R) Senator, and then takes away the one most positive thing he could do. What a
CBC preparing to oppose Obama over Gregg?
Glenn Thrush has a statement from CBC Chair Rep. Barbara Lee that certainly sounds like they’re reserving the option: “In this light, Sen. Gregg’s record of previously voting to abolish
Hey, aren’t we supposed to have a Secretary of Commerce?
OK, I understand that it was completely unexpected* that Gov Bill Richardson (D-NM) (and author of the book Leading by Example**) might have been caught up in pay-for-play shenanigans, but
Observations from the Cheap Seats
Applause for President-Elect Obama’s selection of Timothy Geithner as the proposed new Secretary of the Treasury. This was a very good selection. Geithner has a good working relationship with Ben