Mubarak Refuses To Step Down, Vows To Pass Powers To Egypt’s Vice President

I had an eerie feeling this would happen… Huffington Post  Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak refused to step down or leave the country and instead said he would hand his powers to his vice president Thursday, remaining president and ensuring regime control over the reform process. Stunned protesters in central Cairo who demand his ouster waved their shoes… More Mubarak Refuses To Step Down, Vows To Pass Powers To Egypt’s Vice President

Texas Tea Party Leader On Obama: He “Might Be Muslim”

Think Progress On MSNBC [yesterday] evening, Chris Matthews hosted two representatives of the Tea Party to analyze its influence in Washington: FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe and Phillip Dennis of the Texas Tea Party. Matthews asked Dennis if he thought President Obama is a Muslim, and Dennis immediately launched into a diatribe that ranged from offensive to confusing,… More Texas Tea Party Leader On Obama: He “Might Be Muslim”

GOP Rep. Chris Lee Resigns After Craigslist Photos Come To Light (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Rep. Chris Lee (R-N.Y.) announced early Wednesday evening that he will resign his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Buffalo-based station YNN relays a statement from Lee, who has signaled that he will vacate his post immediately: “It has been a tremendous honor to serve the people of Western New York. I regret… More GOP Rep. Chris Lee Resigns After Craigslist Photos Come To Light (VIDEO)

House GOP stumbles

Politico’s headline actually read: Growing Pains: House GOP Stumbles. I  beg to differ with Politico, the really good political blog that tends to have more right leaning tendencies than left leaning traits.  The GOP is not having growing pains with their two legislative failures and a repeat of their GOP members in Congress who talk family… More House GOP stumbles

Big step: Aides say Giffords speaking

This is an extraordinary step in the journey to recovery for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.  According to all reports she has been making  remarkable progress. The Arizona Republic Among her first words, she asks for some toast Recovering U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is making progress word by word and bite by bite. Giffords, who was shot in… More Big step: Aides say Giffords speaking