The vote in the House last night was complex, involving amendments, self-executing rules, budgets and statutory and non-statutory caps. David Dayen has some of the rundown, though more of the story keeps coming out. However, the big news of the night to me and others organizing against escalation in Afghanistan was the vote on the McGovern amendment.
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Friday July 2, 2010 10:00 am|
|By: Josh Mull Wednesday April 21, 2010 5:00 pm|
California’s budget crisis is actually much less than they’re spending on the war in Afghanistan. $26 billion for the budget vs $38 billion for war. And what do they get for it? It’s not better to live in California thanks to the war. It’s actually getting much, much worse.
|By: Neil Wednesday September 9, 2009 10:55 am|
MA Progressive Congressional Caucus pledge Public Option
|By: Neil Tuesday September 8, 2009 7:39 pm|
Four progressives wobble toward “trigger” for public option