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Tips for voters & new voters – IA and CO have same-day Register-and-vote
The reason every vote counts, even yours, is that several races are much tighter than some reporting tells you, so the Senate majority will be at stake. (Today, Chuck Todd said, "Republicans in Iowa ...
joan reports 11/04/2014 4 4 - -
Early vote – Finish strong, in NC & GA
Here are tips to bank your rightful vote, in GA and NC. For NC, skip to below, where link to interactive map shows handy early voting locations through tomorrow/Saturday 1 p.m. (And a bunch of sites ...
joan reports 10/31/2014 2 2 - -
Early vote - in GA, NC, COLO - some locations have Sunday (10/26) voting
Here are some resources to find availability, and hours, of vote centers to use for early voting, and info about voter ID for: -  North Carolina -  Georgia -  Colorado N CAROLINA .  ...
joan reports 10/26/2014 2 6 1 -
Chris Christie. The Governor (of the National Pork Producers Council, Iowa)
Why did Chris Christie veto the agriculture bill to ban the practice of confining pregnant sows in narrow "gestation crates"? Is it because Iowa is the first-in-the-nation to hold its caucus for the ...
joan reports 11/03/2013 19 18 - -
Ad takes on John Boehner tantrum today in Sunday football. He's a Speaker in Name only (a SPINO)
Speaker John Boehner gets lambasted from the left and the right. The ad that ran today during the Bengal-Patriot game showed Boehner as a crybaby (literally) who "didn't get his way on shutting down ...
joan reports 10/06/2013 27 129 5 -
Ops & Lies, and videotape – Benghazi
Is it more sensational that House Republicans would ignore available facts - that no ready US reinforcements were in range, save for four of US forces in Tripoli with 9mm sidearms , and ...
joan reports 05/09/2013 3 2 - -
Dec 12, 2012 school attack with knife, 23 assault victims. 23 survived.
It's time to overcome timidity, the common wisdom and "consensus" seeking lawmakers — and move to the floor of the Senate all major proposals for gun control. Time to face down the opposition. ...
joan reports 04/14/2013 11 9 - -
NO Placebo ballots (aka provisionals)! - today's OHIO + Pa (& U.S.) edition
This is a call for immediate communication to voters and field action. For 100,000 absentees outstanding in Ohio – outstanding thanks to Jon Husted's first-ever mailing (unsolicited!) to every ...
joan reports 11/06/2012 10 9 - -
Registration deadline TODAY 16 states. Take a vow: no Placebo ballots!
Action to take by today Tuesday Oct. 9 to assure your registration if you vote in COLORADO, FLA, GEORGIA, PENNSYLVANIA, OHIO, NEW MEXICO, TEX, MICHIGAN, LA, KENTUCKY, ILLINOIS, IND, HAWAII, D.C., ...
joan reports 10/09/2012 5 4 - 46
'08 RNC convention attendee was Assassin in waiting. Really (at least he was not Clint Eastwood).
In a state court in Georgia, a trial this week of 4 active-duty and former Army soldiers for capital double murder tied to a bizarre militia insurrection plot has been unfolding. The 4 suspects ...
joan reports 08/31/2012 12 15 - 192
John Boehner: Repeal THIS.
Rebate checks to subscribers from insurers Today the House of Representatives stages a dramatic – and pointless – spectacle to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.   aka Obamacare. For ...
joan reports 07/11/2012 5 16 - 73
Supercomm: Pay for Iraq war, by stripping next generation's entitlements?
Thousands of vets are returning from Iraq by yearend. They are coming home from a war that we declined to pay for, from 2003 to now. For the fight in Afghanistan, the financial neglect extends back ...
joan reports 11/16/2011 19 13 1 60
The Picture backdrop at the Reagan library debate
At the candidates presidential debate (MSNBC - Politico), the Republican contenders will vie to reclaim the mantle of the Ronald Reagan legacy. Here it is, in a surprise image:
joan reports 09/07/2011 5 7 - 86
Boehner says, bipartisan plan must be a GOP plan
And that's the deadlock. This is uncovered by ...
joan reports 07/24/2011 18 9 1 193
Your taxes - we "laid the trap" - Bartlett, Card
In the most up front admission yet that the 2001 deficit-ballooning tax cuts were a sop to the mega-rich but created a fiscal (plus political)
joan reports 12/04/2010 19 28 - 122
Dead man voting — and raking leaves
Alfred Brewer of Wichita, Kansas had no right to show up and vote in the primary in August. At least not according to the GOP nominee for Secretary of State, Kris Kobach. That's because, Kobach has ...
joan reports 11/02/2010 5 7 - 39
The columns Nate Silver overlooks
I was surprised to follow through the end-of-weekend narrative Silver published of the Early Voting through last week. (By the way, 5,552,...
joan reports 10/25/2010 38 25 2 236
Jobs - PRIVATE firms hired 64,000 workers in Sept.
... and private payrolls jumped 93,000 the month before, and gained 117,000 in July. So what's to explain the net negative that's being widely reported: government employment dropped ...
joan reports 10/08/2010 14 12 - 65
DON'T publicize this poll
This one is not in step with the prevailing punditry. You are forewarned. Saturday's release by Newsweek of its Sep. 28-29 poll found a +
joan reports 10/04/2010 9 28 1 66
Want to go back?  (jobs illustrated)
One picture tells a story. It's from the start of 2008 to today. Voters will be turning out in a month and will ...
joan reports 09/29/2010 5 14 - 83
"Pledge to America" has Lobbyist author (digital fingerprint - this is rich)
Unbelievable. This is the finest hypocrisy I've stumbled across since, oh, last week. Turns out that the GOP Pledge to America they've been yammering ...
joan reports 09/27/2010 11 24 1 158
Visual rebuttal to Paul Ryan- black, white, red & blue
This has to be short, and sweet. It's about that imposing quadratic graphic of ascending debt that Republicans point to (Paul Ryan today). The bulk of that debt was put in place by the policies ...
joan reports 03/21/2010 2 6 1 24
punked, pimped & spliced ... O'Keefe-Dai-Flanagan bring intel connection
CBS, TAPPED and New York Magazine report that ACORN is disbanding as a national umbrella group in favor of dispersed local units that will operate with less central direction. It's the fallout from ...
joan reports 02/23/2010 12 22 - 36
AP pushes 'unofficial' tally 'volunteers' phone in from precincts
If you're a politics news junkie, Dem-Repub-or-Independent, if you're a supporter of Coakley or of Brown, be on guard. Better prepare yourself for tonite's "jump the gun" call by TV news ...
joan reports 01/19/2010 16 10 - 47
Atlantic City limo (NJ-gov)
Chris Christie, corruption buster. The candidate for NJ governor, running on a Mr. Clean ethics platform to rein in spending and taxes, turns out to be a big spender himself — on the ...
joan reports 11/02/2009 6 4 - 49
2 birds, 1 stone
For a dual problem let's solve both parts. We need in a desperate way to turn around the federal debt that's mounting. The need is political - to reconcile progressives and moderates - and financial ...
joan reports 09/04/2009 2 3 - -
Unorthodox fix of a Ticking time bomb .......
I'll say it at the outset. With or without the health care reform legislation that's being shaped over the summer, we will be heading to bankruptcy. Of the U.S. government, of families, businesses, ...
joan reports 06/20/2009 25 1 1 3
Know the ID rules for 1st-time voters in all states
Like it or not – the need to show ID today will be much more more widespread than just in the so-called "VoterID states." So be ready for it, and make sure people you know are ready for it. ...
joan reports 11/04/2008 7 6 1 26
If I did it (murdered democracy)
If I killed democracy – and of course I wouldn't – this is how I would do it. First, I would depend on an incurious press. On Nov 7, 2000, in a county on Florida's east coast, I would ...
joan reports 11/02/2008 11 8 - 8
First-time early voter– ID rules + deadline in your state
Early voting in person (aka in-person absentee) is well along, even frenetic, in about 30 states (AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID IL, IN, KS, ME, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, SD, TN, TX, UT,
joan reports 10/28/2008 7 14 - 18
First-time early voter, do you know the ID rules + deadline in your state?
Early voting in person (aka in-person absentee) is well along, even frenetic, in about 30 states (AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID IL, IN, KS, ME, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, SD, TN, TX, UT,
joan reports 10/27/2008 12 22 - 47
ID info (GO-ID) + Deadlines for this week's early voting
Early voting in person (AKA in-person absentee) is underway now in about 30 states (AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID IL, IN, KS, ME, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WV, ...
joan reports 10/26/2008 14 9 - 165
19 states. Today is Last day to register - OH, MI, PA, FL, VA, IN, GA +
In nearly 20 states, TODAY October 6 is the last chance to make sure you're registered. And for the list of persons who have been diverted from the rolls for an incomplete or inactive registration&...
joan reports 10/06/2008 10 26 1 13
Voter disqualified - don't let it happen to you
Procedures are in place now that will eliminate the voting registration or ballots of people who are truly eligible to vote in battleground states. One of those persons could be you, or the senior ...
joan reports 10/03/2008 18 33 3 268
GOTV calls must ensure PhotoID access MONDAY
The Supreme Court ruling LAST Monday, 1 short week before the pivotal primary, has to rewrite the script for voter outreach for TODAY, or else many staunch supporters won't be able to have a vote ...
joan reports 05/05/2008 22 31 2 18
GOTV offices must enable PhotoID access on MONDAY
This message is for Obama phone bankers and field planners. The Supreme Court ruling LAST Monday, 1 short week before the pivotal primary, has to rewrite the script for voter outreach for Monday, ...
joan reports 05/04/2008 6 20 - 27
Provisional ballots - Put your foot down(!) Today, push for REGULAR balloting, or regular paper!
If this is a preview of November, today is THE DAY to stop letting votes being siphoned off to provisional (NOT counted today). The provo's, combined with automated voter roll database (by ES&S, ...
joan reports 04/22/2008 9 9 - 3
Obama pounds Romney, McCain
This is what the front page of pollster RasmussenReports looks like this afternoon. According to ...
joan reports 01/26/2008 21 34 1 11
Primary tactics - change the rules
The press (Las Vegas Sun, WaPo) reports now that the Democratic Party in Nevada made public 1 set of rules (doors will be kept open on Saturday until 12:00 noon). Clinton caucus chairs used other ...
joan reports 01/20/2008 10 - - 2
You guys are nuts about Katie Couric - and wrong
I'm saying this not to be popular here. I know the overwhelming sentiment. Straight out – you detractors can't be more wrong about her. Especially the interview she ran tonight with Valerie ...
joan reports 10/21/2007 117 5 - 5
Obama — "Hans off" our elections!   Blocks Bush nominee, crosses Sen.Reid
Harry Reid had made a deal, he thought, to let a partisan Republican lawyer from DoJ's civil rights group, Hans von Spakovsky, get a vote on his nomination by Bush to the FEC – in a "package ...
joan reports 10/16/2007 353 625 6 288
Ted Olson leading candidate to be nominated AG -ugghh
Reports coming in this morning are: Olson is rising today to the top as a candidate to be named to trusted replacement of Gonzales as AG. But Olson's just 1 more in a line of partisan warriors - ...
joan reports 09/12/2007 50 19 - 17
Pundits disconnect from the viewers - after the debate
After I enjoyed the debate and flipped the channel, a disconnect by the CNN commentators with their audience sounded through the airwaves, a crackle you could hear, loud and clear. First thing, ...
joan reports 07/23/2007 35 14 - 9
Don't be lemmings, Democrats. Check the Unfavorable #s.
Have you seen the favorable/unfavorable polling numbers for the Democratic candidates for president published by Rasmussen?
joan reports 06/03/2007 47 9 - 3
2 poles - Clear Channel | Air America + then there's Imus
Imus. I'm for 'im, and I am vs 'im – here's why. Can't agree with the guy. But I wake up to him every day, my husband and I actually, and we listen to him for more than an hour. As a ...
joan reports 04/10/2007 60 7 - 10
Oscar edition, Al Gore rescued Katrina victims Sep 2005 - AP
Consider this, along with the hoopla of the Oscars. Award-winner and VP Al Gore chartered a rescue plane in the 1st week following Katrina and flew to New Orleans to medEvac 100s of patients ...
joan reports 02/24/2007 346 392 17 50
ABC - NOT televising its Prez Dem '08 forum today – with Stephanopoulos
Your favorites and not-so-favorite candidates who seek your approval to be the Democratic nominee for Prez swarm today to Nevada, Carson City — and ABC will be there with its cameras ...
joan reports 02/21/2007 26 3 - -
ES&S vote machines skipped a step [FL-13] - promised at Election website
In the disputed race between Christine Jennings and Vern Buchanan —the two are separated by 369 votes in their claim to a seat in the US House of Representatives— the "iVotronic" ...
joan reports 01/03/2007 41 37 - 27
Vote machine operation counter to instructions [FL-13]
In the disputed race between Christine Jennings and Vern Buchanan —the two are separated by 369 votes in their claim to a seat in the US House of Representatives— the "iVotronic" ...
joan reports 01/01/2007 44 41 2 11
Evil twin of 'GoTV' is HDTV - Hold down the Vote . Watch out.
joan reports 11/07/2006 8 11 1 16
Cornered. CIA speaks [Dec. 2001]
joan reports 09/27/2006 24 29 - 78
Christiane Amanpour's report is scaring me (for Sep-11)
joan reports 09/07/2006 302 274 17 89
Nexus of MLK/Corretta King/Rosa Parks and Sam Alito + the-Warren-Court
joan reports 01/31/2006 4 7 - 77
Hatch +Lott +Dole's advice and consent Filibusters. Not unconstitutional
joan reports 01/29/2006 41 131 5 36
[Updated:] The veto-Alito strategy. Frist must have 60 'Yes' votes
joan reports 01/27/2006 265 192 7 18
Alito's and Bush's sin of omission, honoring Rosa Parks and MLK
joan reports 01/17/2006 47 128 3 13
The anti-worker Sam Alito. The scary record.
joan reports 01/06/2006 11 11 - 14
Yes Virginia, there's a problem with absentee balloting. (Recounting Deeds vs McDonnell)
joan reports 12/21/2005 9 14 - 24
Voting-machines tested, report up on CALIF Secy of State website
joan reports 11/28/2005 136 227 10 21
12 months after Rosa sat down, Supreme COURT struck Montgomery bus rule
joan reports 10/30/2005 7 3 - 11
Tom DeLay's real crime + DoJ /Supreme Court indifference [ w. poll ]
joan reports 10/28/2005 3 4 2 6
CEO of Sequoia Voting is denied entry to US .
joan reports 10/18/2005 10 18 - 29
Reuters - It's Ohio in Iraq [election]
joan reports 10/14/2005 9 19 - 8
Where was Miers in the GTECH-Littwin-Barnes
joan reports 10/03/2005 8 5 1 11
A trap. Senator, you're walking right in.
joan reports 09/27/2005 24 27 1 10
ANTI-antidiscrimination Chief justice - 2 in a row, Roberts and Rehnquist
joan reports 09/26/2005 6 2 1 10
If the Dems don't filibuster Roberts
joan reports 09/20/2005 14 8 - 7
AP reports it: Gore airlifted 270 patients and residents Saturday/Sunday
joan reports 09/09/2005 200 219 19 56
SUPREME setback : Roberts and minorities -- [ also for the Disabled and for women, too]
joan reports 09/05/2005 20 11 - -
The President has No command-and- control
joan reports 09/03/2005 7 10 1 -
Today, Venez'n/Cuban exile terrorist may get asylum. 1990, Bush 41 deja vu ?
joan reports 08/29/2005 9 7 - -
a Roberts File is suddenly Missing( WaPo) - Is he hostile to women's + minority rights?
joan reports 08/17/2005 26 9 - 6
FAA audiotape record of 9-11, was withheld, "cut up" into pieces
joan reports 08/16/2005 214 78 1 25
Jean Schmidt: corruption circle completed
joan reports 08/01/2005 4 11 - 7
Bush's TOP choice --> Miguel Estrada -- and why
joan reports 07/18/2005 15 7 - 11
Valerie WILSON [is] the name
joan reports 07/12/2005 11 10 - 9
Look past Kerry vBush - check the SLOTs votes in Fla
joan reports 06/02/2005 158 137 - 26
HOUSTON lawyers Rate Owen the Worst of Texas Supreme Court judges
joan reports 05/25/2005 4 6 - -
43 GOP senators caught filibustering
joan reports 05/18/2005 69 197 - 18
It has always Taken 60 votes--here's PROOF
joan reports 05/17/2005 9 11 - 9
6th Circuit nominee donations to Spencer Abraham
joan reports 05/10/2005 4 14 - 10
Baker -- voting "machines are neither Republicans nor Democrats"
joan reports 04/18/2005 69 171 3 18
Carlyle owns defense firm testing Ireland's e-voting
joan reports 04/16/2005 4 12 - -
Top Secret
joan reports 04/14/2005 7 10 - -
Cut estate taxes -- rob social Security instead (take poll)
joan reports 04/14/2005 1 4 - -
ROLL CALL - Votecounts, GOP, to deny cloture
joan reports 04/12/2005 6 7 - 9
WHOSE accountability moment?
joan reports 03/07/2005 6 16 - 29
Aeron. order (AO) 87 - The press won't show it [FOIA] .
joan reports 02/28/2005 118 280 2 14
Careful.! Virus(email) posing as CNN headlines
joan reports 01/21/2005 4 1 - -
CBS fires 4 for "myopic zeal"
joan reports 01/10/2005 8 2 - -
Top info to send to senators + reps
joan reports 01/06/2005 1 1 - 1
Found (11/30) : vote aberrations, Ohio
joan reports 11/30/2004 111 140 - 10
[UPDATE] Lake Cty, Ohio rebuffing Recount?
joan reports 11/22/2004 62 41 - 7
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