House retirement watch

    Interest in the recent spat of Democrat retirements from the House of Representatives has highlighted interest in a House Retirement Watch. So far, 23 members of the House — 11 Democrats and 12 Republicans, have announced plans to leave the House by the January 3, 2011 end of the 111th Congress: DEMOCRATS Neil Abercrombie (HI) Resigning to run for governor of Hawaii. Brian Baird (WA) | Read More »

    The Winds of Change

    “The winds of change blow round and round, It makes a mighty rumbling sound.” Those changes came swiftly and most rumblingly to Van Jones, special advisor for green jobs at the white house, after people learned of his past in his own words. Truly, his resignation was self-inflicted by his passion for spouting his ideology hither and yon, across the media landscape.

    Mr. Steele starting off with a Bang.

    Yesterday, the new Chairman of the Republican National Committee, former MD Lt. Governor Michael Steele, ordered a slew of top staffers and many of the folks working in the Political and Communications department to submit their resignations, most effective February 15th. Per The Hill; Top staffers at the Republican National Committee were told to submit their resignations today, with some being told they will not | Read More »