Tales from the Trail

Loss of U.S. jobs to China becomes powerful election issue

October 8, 2010

In Pennsylvania, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Joe Sestak, accuses his Republican foe Pat Toomey of favoring China over hard-working Americans.

Union chief takes on a ‘Mama Grizzly’ — Sarah Palin

August 26, 2010

The head of the largest U.S. labor federation went to Alaska, “The Last Frontier,” to address local members Thursday and take on a self-proclaimed “Mama Grizzly” — Sarah Palin.

Washington Extra

August 4, 2010

In the immortal words of Marilyn Monroe (although not in quite the same tone of voice): Happy Birthday Mr. President.

Happy Birthday Mr. President, hope they let you eat cake

August 4, 2010

President Barack Obama turned 49 years old today, which gives him a whole year to contemplate the BIG ONE coming next.

The First Draft: Obama courts autoworkers, Biden visits Iraq

September 15, 2009

President Barack Obama courts autoworkers in Ohio and union leaders in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

Got a hankering for some Bush history?

June 24, 2008

WASHINGTON – Hankering for a history lesson on the Bush presidency from a Democratic point of view? Then look for the “Bush Legacy Tour” bus, which will be visiting communities across the country from now until the November presidential elections.