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Bud's Beat

Thanksgiving is history and we find ourselves between holidays. From gobbling the gobbler to making ready for a lame-duck session of Congress. Isn’t life wonderful? The recent el ...

Bud's Beat

Mark July 15 on your calendar as a red-letter day for American consumers. Last Thursday, Congress passed the sweeping financial overhaul legislation. The Senate on a 60-39 vote af ...

Bud's Beat

About a week ago I sensed something was up. Then I heard President Obama call on Congress to pass the health care reform bill. He asked Congress to pass meaningful health care ref ...

Bud's Beat

Listen up. The time is now. Time’s awasting. However you say it, this is the time for all to come to the aid of their country. I’m writing about the need to pass health care r ...

Bud's Beat

A lot has happened recently in the la-la land of politics. A new Supreme Court member was given the green light from a Senate committee considering her confirmation. A sitting gove ...

Congressional race too close to call

Congressional opponents Tom McClintock and Charlie Brown were in a near dead heat – with a race too close to call as election returns began to come in from around the 4th Distric ...

McClintock holding slim lead over Brown

Congressional opponents Tom McClintock and Charlie Brown were in a near dead heat – with a race too close to call as election returns began to come in from around the 4th Distric ...

Bud's Beat

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark, Hamlet stated so long ago. That might apply to Washington today. Congress is working on a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street. The arc ...

McClintock trails Brown in 4th District congressional campaign cash

A bruising primary has left Republican Tom McClintock’s funding cupboard relatively bare compared with Democrat Charlie Brown’s in the 4th District congressional race to succee ...