Not the Onion: Five Ways to Lose the Senate Majority [Catanese]
Politico’s David Catanese: Five Ways to Lose the Senate Majority
Republicans > Democrats [YouTube]
Chris Good: Congressional Republicans Own YouTube
When Capitol Hill Starts Being “Real” …
FamousDC presents … our Democracy in action Tory Newmyer and Jackie Kucinich: Towns Walks on Thin Caucus Ice Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.) is facing heat from up and down the Democratic ladder after locking Republicans out of his committee room this week in an ongoing spat …
President Obama’s Keynote Address – 2009 RTCA Dinner
Video courtesy of C-SPAN: President Obama was the keynote speaker at the 2009 Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner. Presidents traditionally poke fun at themselves, their administration and the journalists who cover Washington. This video includes President Obama’s entire remarks from the dinner.
Bringing Bipartisanship Back
We hear … Timothy Geithner’s staff is bringing back bipartisanship: … Both Republicans and Democrats thought Geithner’s staff sh*t the bed Monday when they were on the hill. We’ll see if there is any blow back tomorrow. Keep ’em rolling in: [email protected]
While America Suffers, Congress Retreats
CNN’s Campbell Brown makes a pretty good point in her latest column. [fly fishing congress]
Obama Presidency: Day 14
Get your popcorn Glenn Thrush: Cooper: Obama staff encouraged defiance of Pelosi “Well, I probably shouldn’t tell you this, but I actually got some quiet encouragement from the Obama folks for what I’m doing,” said Cooper, one of about 55 House Democrats to sign a letter criticizing Speaker Nancy Pelosi …
Ball Hog in Chief?
New York Times: Hoops Fans Can’t Wait for Obama to Take Office
Oh Sh*t, I Need A Job
Last night this country witnessed history. This morning, Democrats witnessed a lot of Republicans fighting over the classified ads. For those poor Republicans who woke up in a cold sweat and realized, “Oh Shit” I don’t have a job for very much longer – we encourage you to embrace your …
Happy Tuesday Morning
Man, it is gross outside. We hope you enjoyed your rainy commute. As a FamousDC tradition, here’s a nice, warm link to go with your morning coffee. (wouldn’t that be nice?)
Trailer: An American Carol
What do you do when you’re a Republican in Hollywood? You get together with the only other Republicans in town – and the five of you make a really strange movie. “An American Carol” features: Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Hopper, James Woods, Jon Voight, and a couple others.
Yeeaaargh!!! Happy Friday
Happy Friday. A few thoughts… 1. Today is international talk like a pirate day. Be sure to use “poopdeck” in most every sentence ye use. If ye can do that, then we thinks we keep the terrorist from winning – at least for today. 2. The stock market crashed earlier …
When Did T.I. Become an RNC Delegate?
Who wears $60 thousand dollars worth of jewelry…at a political convention? This Republican douche. TMZ: There’s a Delegate on the Floor! I went to the Republican National Convention and all I got was … robbed by some girl I picked up at a hotel bar. … Gabriel Nathan Schwartz, an …
Smith Point Republicans and Busboy Democrats
No Capitol Lounge? HOH: You Are What You Drink. In this contentious election season, Republicans and Democrats don’t just take opposite sides of most policy issues; they’re also split on where to eat, what bars to frequent and what newspaper to read. … The Liaison Capitol Hill, the swanky, recently …
Republicans to Vacation On the House Floor
A few Republicans, according to reports, are going back to a camera-less, mic-less House floor to protest Congress leaving for summer vacation without passing energy legislation. From an email forwarded to FDC: On Monday, August 4th, Republican Members of Congress (who are going to be in DC) will meet on …