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‘Obama’s Recess Threat’

By | 02.11.10 | 5:23 pm

The Obama administration is reportedly looking more closely at recess appointments for some nominees who’ve been mowed down by filibusters, with Sen. Richard Shelby’s (R-Ala.) holds and the self-parodying filibuster of National Labor Relations Board nominee Craig Becker — it only took 33 votes to block him on a snowy More…

New Fronts in the ACORN Wars

By | 02.04.10 | 11:01 am

Daniel Tencer reports that ACORN is encouraging supporters to write letters to attorneys general demanding investigations of James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles — a campaign they’ve dubbed “sting the stinger.”

Meanwhile, as O’Keefe and his allies push back on Max Blumenthal’s story about the 2006 “race and conservatism” debate More…