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For months, the office of House deputy minority leader Steny Hoyer has been denying that he has had his eye on moving up the leadership ladder. All the time, however, his outside consultants and allies have been fundraising and meeting with Washington lobbyists, impressing upon them that Hoyer would be a more receptive leader to their interests if he were leader of the party in the House.
Now, according to House Democrat insider, there is talk of Hoyer attempting to line up support from Rep. Rahm Emanuel, who serves as head of the House Democrat campaign committee.
Reid is in a slightly better position. Beyond those who would like to see Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton take his seat, he doesn’t believe there is a legitimate challenger to his position. But both Sens. Dick Durbin, his deputy, and Chris Dodd have expressed interest in his job.
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