In the House, members of the Congressional Black Caucus intend to sign on to a similar letter. At least one member of each congressional house must sign a letter of complaint to block final certification. In this case, both Boxer and the CBC will claim that the votes of Ohio should be reexamined.
According to Bush campaign sources, the White House and senior campaign staff are concerned about the delays and debate that may ensue from the Democrats’ actions, which if nothing else are intended to embarrass President Bush. Republicans, however, believe they can quickly quash Boxer’s move with a procedural vote.
Sen. John Kerry, who is currently traveling in the Middle East, claimed before he left that he and his operatives had nothing to do with Boxer’s and the CBC’s decisions to pursue further delays. But according to a Senate source, Kerry did in fact send an e-mail within the past 36 hours to supporters encouraging them to call congressional offices and voice their support for Boxer’s and the CBC’s actions.
At press time, it appeared that Republicans in the Senate had enough votes to block Boxer’s move against electoral certification.p> WHY DON’T YOU STAY? br> With light enthusiasm for the current candidates vying to take over the Democratic National Committee, some senior DNC members as well as Democratic leaders in Congress have approached outgoing DNC chairman
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online