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Jesse Jackson in Chattanooga today; Unity
Chattanooga Times Free PressJesse Jackson in Chattanooga today; Unity Group offers rally alternativeChattanooga Times Free PressMichael Dukakis. The 72-year-old father and grandfather served as a shadow U.S senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997 and is the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, a multiracial organization advocating social change. “We should have ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 9:08 pm
Why President Obama can't fail – even as
Why President Obama can't fail – even as America burns around himDigiNewsTruly honest liberals would have to concede that Obama is being treated exactly the way Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore and John Kerry would be treated had they won the White House. Truly honest liberals would admit that the hostility toward ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:09 pm
Political Columnist Roger Simon - Chicago
Chicago Tonight | WTTWPolitical Columnist Roger SimonChicago Tonight | WTTWMichael Steele was head of the Republican Party. Basically, fellows can come in to a non-lecture type ... When reformers started running for office like Dukakis who was elected governor of Massachusetts. He issued a rule that no one who contributed to ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:45 pm
The South, White/Black Voting, and
Washington PostThe South, White/Black Voting, and Gerrymandering, in Two MapsSlate Magazine (blog)... is rare enough here to be worth explaining.) Advertisement. Here's how Texas voted in the 1988 presidential election between George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis. Spoiler: Dukakis lost, with only 43.35 percent of the vote in Bush's adopted home state.The Upshot|Southern Whites' Loyalty to GOP Nearing That of Blacks to DemocratsNew York Timesall 6 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:35 pm
Two Potential 2016 GOP Presidential
Two Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Face Re-Election HurdlesHuffington PostIn 1986, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis was enjoying stratospheric job approval rating. He won an impressive 65.15 percent of the vote. During the Presidential campaign, Dukakis touted "The Massachusetts Miracle." Under his stewardship, the ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:21 am
Jesse Jackson in Chattanooga today; UnityThe Rev. Jesse Jackson, one of the most celebrated black leaders of the past half-century but a lightning rod for criticism, is coming to Chattanooga today, even as the country’s largest neo-Nazi group assembles here to mark its 40th anniversary.
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 9:04 pm
Carl Leubsdorf: JFK award illustrates BushFormer President George H.W. Bush doesn’t play aerobic golf anymore. And he presumably won’t be jumping out of any planes for his 90th birthday in June.
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 7:12 am
John Kerry to Deliver 138th UniversityOn Monday, May 19, U.S. Secretary of State and former Senator from Massachusetts John F. Kerry, BC Law ’76, will deliver the address at the University’s 138th Commencement Exercises. ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:39 pm
A Timeline of the Rise and Fall ofThe Los Angeles Times writes that Congress is considering two bills — one that would cut in half mandatory minimum sentences, and another that would make it easier for prisoners to win early release. While budget-conscious Republicans see the shift as necessary to stem rising prison costs, Democrats are worried about appearing soft on crime. Democrats' fear of being labelled soft on crime was ...
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:10 am
RGA Goes All Willie Horton on SheheenThe Republican Governor’s Association has produced a doozy of an attack ad targeting Sen. Vincent Sheheen, who is running again for governor against Nikki Haley.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 8:40 am
Phillips: Read my lips - More new taxes"My opponent [Michael Dukakis] won't rule out raising taxes. But I will. And the Congress will push me to raise taxes and I'll say no. And they'll push, and I'll say no, and they'll push again, and I'll say, to them, 'Read my lips: No new taxes'."
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 6:15 pm
Emails show Emanuel aides, producersJasculca said he has known Redford since meeting him when the actor campaigned for 1988 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis. "I did this because Bob is a good friend," Jasculca said. "I just thought they're going to do this production anyway ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:05 pm
Jesse Jackson in Chattanooga today; UnityHe ran again in 1988 and came in second in the Democratic primaries to Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis. The 72-year-old father and grandfather served as a shadow U.S senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997 and is the founder of the ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 2:02 pm
The South, White/Black Voting, andHere's how Texas voted in the 1988 presidential election between George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis. Spoiler: Dukakis lost, with only 43.35 percent of the vote in Bush's adopted home state. And here's what Texas looked like in 2008, when Barack Obama ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:42 am
The BLM’s Real Motive In The Bundy RanchWell, Shea was Chairman of the Utah Democratic Party before serving for a year as the Director of the BLM, and he did chair the Utah state presidential campaigns of Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, and Bill Clinton, all of which provided him with vast ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:36 am