June 5, 2007 - by Donny Shaw
- TPMMuckraker has been following the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing with former head of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice Bradley Schlozman. Really interesting stuff.
- “Six weeks ago the Democrats held a 24-point lead over Bush as the stronger leadership force in Washington; today that’s collapsed to a dead heat. The Democrats’ overall job approval rating likewise has dropped, from a 54 percent majority to 44 percent now — with the decline occurring almost exclusively among strong opponents of the Iraq War.” – ABC News
- “Indicted Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) has resigned — temporarily, he says — his last remaining committee assignment, a seat on the Small Business Committee. Jefferson sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this morning informing her of his decision, Democratic aides said.” – The Crypt