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The boss man gets bossier

CITIZENS UNITED not only unleashed the Big Dogs of corporate money in this election, but it also unleashed mad-dog corporate bosses to tell employees how to vote. Prior to that Court ruling, corporate funds cou... Read more...
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Name that VEEP!

In our July issue we asked Lowdowners to come up with names for an Obama administration. Here's what you told us: Vice-President: Bill Richardson, comfortably ahead of John Edwards (pre-confession) and Hi... Read more...
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Obama slip-sliding away?

Mixed emotions are what you experience when you see your 16-year-old daughter come home from the prom with a Gideon Bible under her arm. You get mixed emotions watching Barack Obama. While he clearly has pro... Read more...
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Name that VEEP!

Name that VEEP! WHY SHOULD STAID OLD PUNDITS have all the fun in political guessing games? Let's bring you into play. Join us in taking the Lowdown Presidential Survey--a free-wheeling, thoroughly unscien... Read more...
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What Obama calls “old politics”

Old Congress critters never die, they just go to K Street. Take Dennis Hastert. Actually, he's already taken. The longtime Republican lawmaker retired last November, but rather than return to Illinois, he ha... Read more...
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Bush II brought to you by…

The buying of the government 2004 (Part 1) The Capitol City is swarming this month with party-hopping Republicans celebrating the inauguration of their boy Bush—but the most joyous inaugural party of... Read more...
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Reasons to celebrate and be hopeful!

Kerry lost (probably), and was his own undoing Okay, my election projections were slightly off. I said that there would be the biggest turnout in many years, which there was; that there would be a tr... Read more...