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ROBERTS IS IN

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 29, 2005 11:52 AM

***315pm EDT updated below*** John Roberts has been confirmed. The vote (via Confirm Them): Final vote was 78-22. 55 Republicans and 23 Dems voted yes. 22 Dems voted no. How the Dems voted below the fold. Democrats voting Yes: Max Baucus of Montana Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico Robert Byrd of West Virginia Kent Conrad […]

SHAMELESS SHEILA JACKSON LEE

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 29, 2005 11:20 AM

Q: What do you get when you wrap the anti-Bush race card in tinfoil? A: Democrat Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee blaming the botched Hurricane Katrina response on “minority votes being suppressed.” Seriously. Marc Morano has details.

REPUBLICANS ROLL OVER…

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 29, 2005 09:50 AM

…for Kathleen Blanco. Why? Because she asked them. The Anchoress is fuming. So is Laura Lee Donoho. Ditto that. *** More: The Therapist is not laughing.

VICTORY AT GROUND ZERO

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2005 08:13 PM

***scroll for updates*** After a valiant, hard-fought battle, 9/11 family member Debra Burlingame and countless other Americans who joined her have won the battle to protect Ground Zero from the Blame America crowd. For now. Kudos to everyone who wrote, called, and blogged their outrage since Burlingame blew the whistle in June and refused to […]

TOM DELAY INDICTED

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2005 12:44 PM

***scroll down for updates…statement from Earle’s office…press conference details…Dreier recommended as replacement…Smear attack on Dreier…NRCC statement…legal analysis and background on Earle…235pmEDT blogging the Earle press conference…Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “This is a ham sandwich without the ham…” It’s Blunt, not Dreier…820pmEDT update: DeLay must travel to Austin to be fingerprinted/photographed…more Texas reax…*** Via the Austin American Statesman: […]

THE NEW ORLEANS POLICE MELTDOWN

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2005 10:23 AM

This morning, Washington will be engaged in more finger-pointing sessions between the feds and La. Gov. Kathleen Blanco. But keep your eye on New Orleans and the unfolding debacle over the meltdown of the local police. As noted yesterday, superintendent Eddie Compass abruptly resigned. If he and mayor Ray Nagin think that will end scrutiny […]

CHUCKAQUIDDICK: WHERE’S THE MSM?

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2005 09:04 AM

My latest column on the Democratic dumpster diving campaign by two of Sen. Chuck Schumer’s former opposition research staffers, who abused Maryland GOP Lt. Gov. Michael Steele’s Social Security number to obtain his private credit report, is up. (Thanks to Hugh Hewitt for coining the scandal name.) Excerpt: Law enforcement officials are taking this criminal […]

WHERE IN THE WORLD

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 27, 2005 04:10 PM

I’m scheduled to appear on Fox News Channel’s O’Reilly Factor tonight with my investigative blog partner Brian Maloney to talk about our reporting on Air America. It’ll be old hat for readers of our blogs, but we’re glad for the opportunity to bring the story into the mainstream. Update: Video at The Political Teen. *** […]

KATRINA AFTERMATH & BACKLASH

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 27, 2005 04:08 PM

Couple of items: 1) The New Orleans superintendent of police is resigning in advance of planned tribunals to investigate the alleged mass desertion of hundreds of cops in Katrina’s wake. It’s about time we saw some local heads roll. Nagin should be next. 2) Michael Brown’s testimony before Congress is receiving some rave reviews. Some […]

KATRINA AFTERMATH & BACKLASH

By thisistwitchy  •  September 27, 2005 04:08 PM

Couple of items: 1) The New Orleans superintendent of police is resigning in advance of planned tribunals to investigate the alleged mass desertion of hundreds of cops in Katrina’s wake. It’s about time we saw some local heads roll. Nagin should be next. 2) Michael Brown’s testimony before Congress is receiving some rave reviews. Some […]

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