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Who is the "Tea Party?" – My Tax Day Video

Who is the “Tea Party?” A college student. A coal miner. Check this out video from Tax Day, where I shadowed supporters of the “Tea Party,” (which was initiated by Freedom Works), and were out engaging the government about what’s going on in their lives. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhaD1g9-Dp8[/youtube] As a side note, finally! I am back. As…

Congress Tunes In To Mega Media Deal

Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Shakes Hands with Roberts Originally uploaded by ericaamerica08 There is a mega media merger on the horizon – and Capitol Hill is tuned in. Last Thursday the CEOs of Comcast and NBC Universal came to Washington to testify before a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee and make a case…

This Week on The Hill: Twitter

We all know by now what a magnifying impact Twitter, the micro blogging sensation, has had on politics. Capitol Hill is no exception. Here are some key highlights from the week of Twitter on the Hill. Trending Topics this week, according to Tweet Congress, a web site dedicated to  tracking tweets from Members of Congress, include: #haiti,…

Helen Thomas to the President: Go Down In Flames for the Public Option

Just Released – Unedited, unfiltered interview with Helen Thomas about the health care debate. With more than 60 years of White House experience, Thomas dissects the interests against a “public option” in the health care debate: “Profiteering,” “Misinformation” and an “atmosphere of hate.” This interview was recorded on Wednesday, August 19, 2009. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRaKNyn3v0M[/youtube]