Day: November 19, 2008

Tom Daschle for HHS Secretary?

…huh. He wouldn’t have been my first choice, but as Amie points out, he’s good on some key issues. He’s also not so good on others — women’s health in particular. He’s voted “yes” on banning so-called “partial-birth” abortions twice,…

Good and Bad News on Proposed DHHS Rule

This NY Times article, though unfortunately referring to it as a measure that “protects health providers,” gives us some important updates on Bush’s proposed anti-choice DHHS rule. Bad News: Bush still looks determined to instate the rule. Good News: Members…

Bridge to Nowhere Senator Gets the Boot

It looks like the Democrats have picked up one more Senate seat, ousting the corrupt and utterly useless Republican Senator Ted Stevens.  The new win puts them currently at 58 Senate seats. Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich(D) defeated Sen. Ted Stevens, ending the…