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Ohio Coal Miners Visit Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Brown is one of the Senate’s most liberal members, but that didn’t stop members of the American Energy Coalition from making an office visit. The Ohio miners are against carbon emission cap legislation going through Congress. Erica Anderson Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from ericaamerica’s posterous

Download the President's Tax Returns

The White House Blog made the President and Vice President’s taxes public today.  The President and the First Lady paid about $1.7M in federal income taxes and reported about $330K in donations to 40 charities.  The President also donated his $1.4M Nobel Peace Prize to 10 charities. In Illinois, the Obamas paid about $163K in…

Diversity in the Newsroom: The Rise of Women?

At the National Press Club Panel I spoke on last week, moderator Alex Treadway of the Daily Caller posed a question to the panel of women: Do you think this new wave of journalism will open up the doors to more women and help break up the “old boys club?” While the esteemed journalists who…

#snOMG Snowball Fight Attracts Hundreds

#snOMG Snowball Fight Washington, D.C. Originally uploaded by ericaamerica08 Today what seemed like more than a thousand Washingtonians (big kids at heart), walked to Dupont Circle for a massive, spirited and fun filled snowball fight. I made my way to the front lines and got nailed square on the face by a serious snowball. These…

SFGate.com: Let's Collaborate

Helen Thomas on San Francisco Chronicle Originally uploaded by ericaamerica08 Every week the online news team at the San Francisco Chronicle publishes Helen Thomas’s weekly column. The Chronicle, or SFGate.com, is part of Hearst News Corporation, who Helen works for. Today I decided to email one of the Politics Blog writers, Mr. Michael Collier. The reason?…

Iranian Protestors Confront White House

Protest. Today. White House. Hundreds of Iranians and supporters showed up with flags, signs, and shades of green to urge the White House to intervene in what has become a widespread uprising between Iranians for democracy and the government, lead by the Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei  and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. BBC reported from…

Is The GOP Rejecting Their Own?

I just have to ask. What was the Republican National Committee thinking when they made their Request for Proposal (RFP) for a complete rebuild of their Web site public? On Friday, the conservative blog, RedState, published a copy of the two-page RFP. After reading the RFP,  RedState managing editor, Erick Erikson delievered a swift blow…