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2009-03-02 15:25:00

Encouraged That Obama Is Moving Quickly On Health Reform, Progressives Hail Choice of HHS Secretary and White House Health Reform Office Director WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Campaign for America's Future co-director Roger Hickey congratulated President Obama today on his choice of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kansas, to be secretary of health and human services and Nancy Ann DeParle to be director of the White House Office for health Reform. Hickey praised the president's...

2009-02-17 13:46:00

Borosage: Obama is to be praised for pushing Congress to act rapidly; GOP turned their backs and chose partisan posturing WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With President Obama poised to sign a $787 billion plan to resuscitate the economy in Denver, Colo., today despite a wall of Republican opposition, Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage praised President Obama for pushing Congress to act quickly. STATEMENT OF ROBERT BOROSAGE "This bill is a large down...

2009-01-28 10:34:00

Progressives Look to Obama Plan as Down Payment on Long-Term Investment in America's Future WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more people filing for unemployment than at any time in the past quarter century amid the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage urged progressives who helped deliver President Obama's electoral victory to rally around an historic opportunity to rebuild America. Borosage said quick...

2008-12-04 17:10:00

Borosage: Lawmakers Shouldn't Make Automakers Victims of Their Failure to Impose Sensible Conditions on Wall Street WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With U.S. automakers facing opposition for an expanded $34 billion rescue package on Capitol Hill today, Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage said allowing the auto industry to go under would create a "body blow to the already battered economy." Borosage noted that there's a big difference between how lawmakers...

2008-09-02 00:00:17

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Republican delegates check-in to their hotel rooms in St. Paul this week, they will receive a "thank you" message on their televisions. An ad called "Thanks For The Memories," produced by Campaign for America's Future, will broadcast unforgettable moments from the last eight years that conservatives wish the country would forget. With Hurricane Gustav on the nation's mind, the ad reminds viewers of the bungled response to Hurricane...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.