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  • Dodd praise for Byrd hit by GOP

    04/07/2004 10:40:56 PM PDT · by kattracks · 24 replies · 824+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/08/04 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    <p>The top Senate Democrat yesterday defended a colleague's assertion that Sen. Robert C. Byrd, a former Klansman, would have been a great leader during the Civil War.</p> <p>Sen. Tom Daschle said there was "no parallel" between Sen. Christopher J. Dodd's praise of Mr. Byrd and Republican Sen. Trent Lott's praise of former segregationist Sen. Strom Thurmond.</p>
  • Democrats need Daschle victory in 2004 (slight gag)

    01/24/2004 2:52:45 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 11 replies · 116+ views
    Chicago Maroon ^ | 20 January 2004 | Andrew Hammond
    These days, any self-respecting Democrat has to feel sorry for Tom Daschle. Once the leader of Democratic opposition to the Bush administration, Daschle has now dropped off the political radar screen. He has become the subject of that Washington adage: If you are not in the presidential news cycle, you are simply not in the news cycle. More importantly, last week, John Thune, a former congressman and a close friend of President Bush, announced that he would run against Daschle in South Dakota in the 2004 election. To make matters worse, Bush has promised full White House support, which guarantees...
  • Deadly Dozen senator taken to task over claims of Catholicism

    04/24/2003 10:43:55 AM PDT · by topher · 21 replies · 410+ views
    According to the Weekly Standard and later echoed on MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Show, Sen. Tom Daschle — a member of American Life League's Deadly Dozen — has been sent a letter from his home diocese of Sioux Falls informing him he can no longer publicly identify himself as a member of the Catholic Church because of his unrepentant support of abortion and other pro-death legislation. "The recent actions involving Daschle are totally in agreement with the teachings of the Catholic Church and make crystal clear the point of our Deadly Dozen ad: you cannot be Catholic and pro-abortion," said Judie...
  • WAGON BOY'S LETTER TO DASCHLE READ ON AIR BY HUGH HEWITT

    03/19/2003 3:00:57 PM PST · by Big Okie · 4 replies · 183+ views
    Hugh Hewitt | 03/18/03 | Michael K.Smith
    Wagon Boy's letter to Tom Daschle, as read in it's entirety on the Hugh Hewitt Show across the country last night, in response to his remarks; Senator Daschle, You, sir, are justifiably "saddened", "disappointed", "concerned" and "disturbed" about going to war to protect our and our ally's peace and freedom. Most men, of self-serving character, such as you, would possess these emotions when confronted with a difficult and potentially life threatening circumstance such as we, as a nation, face today. But coming from the Senate Minority Leader, the highest seat in the Democratic party, while the U.S. is on the...