Friday, May 6: Freedom Riders @ the Newseum

Press Release: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and the Newseum will host a special screening of Stanley Nelson’s critically acclaimed film Freedom Riders at the Newseum on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 7:30 p.m....

End Medicare? $6,000 More for Seniors? GOP Freshman Face Direct Questions

Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY) could only fallback on talking points for so long… No amount of GOP freshman orientation could fix the problem of people making factual points traced back to the...

Ad Boycott? Brinkley Calls For NBC To Dump Trump

This pretty much speaks for itself… Of course the problem is that lead carnival barker Donald Trump is making CNN and NBC and MSNBC so much money through spectacle that networks will be...

Tax Breaks for Rich? Paul Ryan Booed at Townhall

Ryan Stop Lyin’. That was the chant heard outside one of his townhalls in his district yesterday. Has anyone provided a PowerPoint showing that cutting taxes for the rich trickles down to...

Voting Rights: Interim DNC Chief Pulls No Punches

DNC Chair Donna Brazile Issues Strong Release on Voting Rights. Perhaps the DNC, which under Tim Kaine yielded varied results, might consider keeping Donna Brazile in as the Chair. At bottom is...

Cut Medicare? Get Set for Cops, Yelling and Mayhem… It’s Townhall Time Rep. Webster… You’re a Liar!

Did you say cut Medicare? Block grants? Vouchers? Grandma on a fixed income paying $6,000 more for health coverage… which she may not even be able to get? Welcome to the GOP budget created...

Bam! Carnival Barker Trump Gets Hard Obama Slapdown

“We do not have time for this kind of silliness…” Gee, I wonder who the President was talking about when he said we as a nation can’t get things done as long as we are...

Obama Feeds the Beast of Birthers, Releases Certificate

Again and Again: White House Legitimizes Looney Unproven Unproven Birther Arguments, Releases Birth Certificate. If you think that the lunacy of whether the 44th President of the Unites States...

Ryan’s Medicare Plan Is Suddenly Less Bold, Courageous + Brave

Funny what happens when the poll results come in.  Once three polls emerged last week showing that most Americans are against ending medicare — a central part of the Ryan Budget Plan...

White House Installs Glass Ceiling: Why No Women in This Photo?

14 people and no women? Not one? This photo was taken on April 5, 2011 during the budget negotiations that ended up cutting $39 billion out of the budget for the next six months for fiscal year...

Editorial by the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Larry Dillard, Among the Best

Larry Dillard: Among the best by Times-Dispatch Staff / Published: April 25, 2011 — Editorials in this space have praised political press secretaries and communications directors as individuals...

Funeral Arrangements for Larry Dillard

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) issued the following details about funeral arrangements for Larry Dillard, Communications Director and lifelong friend: Laurence...

Larry Dillard

My friend Larry Dillard died last night in Hampton, Va. His loss has been very difficult for me to deal with.  There will be no postings until after Easter. — L The following is from Rep....