Capitol Hill staffers are buzzing about President Bush's trip to the Midwest this week. Although the trip is being billed as an effort to pressure Democrats to get behind the President's Social Security ideas, Bush's visit to Omaha is almost certainly a shot at Chuck Grassley, the Chairman of Senate Finance Committee, as well. The Omaha media market reaches into Iowa and Grassley has been lukewarm about Bush's ideas.
Sunday, January 30, 2005
Will Sen. Rick Santorum continue to be silent about Social Security this week? Will he comment on what Bush says in his State of the Union? Flashback to 1994 when Santorum almost lost his first Senate race over the fact that he advocated pushing the retirement age to 70.
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Wednesday, January 26, 2005
A number of Republican Senators, including several who are up for re-election in 2006, are refusing to disavow the idea of basing Social Security on race and gender, an idea floated by a House Committee Chairman over the weekend. Developing...
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Monday, January 24, 2005
We always knew Norm Coleman's smile was fake - now we have proof! Click here to learn more:
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