If there are enough class actions brought in enough district courts, based on the same subject matter and proof, the cases will likely be consolidated into what’s called a “multi –district litigation”.
|By: Cynthia Kouril Sunday October 3, 2010 11:31 am|
Centuries ago, news of momentous events traveled throughout the countryside by means of beacon fires, alerting all along the route to big changes coming. September and October 2010, are shaping up to be the time of the beacon fires when it comes to foreclosure fraud.
|By: Joe Baur Tuesday September 21, 2010 3:29 pm|
And we’re back, just in time to talk about DON’T ASK DON’T TELL, the law that basically says, “Slow down! We’re still getting used to blacks.”
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday September 21, 2010 9:29 am|
Following the orders of their Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, both Susan Collins (R-ME) and George Voinovich (R-OH) announced they will join the GOP filibuster led by John McCain (R-AZ) of the Defense Authorization bill, making today’s initial steps to repeal of Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell very precarious.
|By: Teddy Partridge Monday September 20, 2010 2:22 pm|
Just as Lady Gaga takes the stage to urge Maine’s Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins to allow debate to proceed on ‘repeal’ of DADT, Senator Snowe’s office posts a statement to her office website that reads to me like, “No, or anyway — Not Now.”
|By: rossl Friday June 25, 2010 9:18 pm|
The Women’s Campaign Forum, a sizable DC organization promoting women in politics in a transpartisan way, endorsed their first Green candidate in Lynne Williams, a respected Maine attorney for environmental and other causes and former gubernatorial candidate running for State Senate.
|By: Rayne Monday June 7, 2010 7:07 pm|
One of the biggest primary days has finally arrived; Firedoglake’s team will be following the results as polls close in California, Iowa, Maine, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia and Arkansas. But what times do the polls close and open in these states, you might wonder? That’s a really good question – we may have the answers.
|By: dakine01 Saturday April 17, 2010 7:43 am|
Discussion of Patriot’s Day holiday and corruption of it by right wing.
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Tuesday November 24, 2009 2:30 pm|
There was a phone call today with farm leaders from the National Farmers Union and affiliated groups. Their message to those Senators who are not on board yet with a public health insurance option? Rural America needs a public health insurance option most.
|By: scribe Thursday November 5, 2009 9:29 am|
Kids are starving in Maine. What is Obama doing about it?