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activists milk a cow in front of u.s. capitol

Posted in journalism, raw story by kase on May 16, 2011

It’s not unusual to spot metaphorical cash cows around Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., but real-life dairy cows aren’t so commonplace in Congress. On Monday, however, an adult cow was on hand to provide fresh milk and a spectacle, as part of a rally in favor of legalizing the interstate sale of raw milk.

Read the rest of this piece behind the cut, or at Raw Story, where it was originally published. (more…)

still warring on christmas

Posted in hearst, journalism, multimedia by kase on December 10, 2009

Seriously.

It seems I just can’t get enough of the war on Christmas. In addition to my Politics Daily editorial and Hearst article on the topic, Hearst Washington bureau chief Rick Dunham and I sat down for one last conversation about the National Christmas Tree. One last time: it’s a Christmas tree, nothing more, nothing less.

Listen to the podcast at Texas on the Potomac.

barack obama and the war on christmas

Posted in editorials, politics daily by kase on December 3, 2009

WASHINGTON–All of you out there still worrying that President Barack Obama is a secret Muslim, rest easy: despite online rumors that the National Christmas Tree displayed on the ellipse in front of the White House would be called (gasp!) the National Holiday Tree this year, it just isn’t true. The National Christmas Tree will be lit in a dazzling display Thursday night, while the first family, singers Sheryl Crow and Ray LaMontagne, rapper Common and, of course, a national television audience, look on in awe.

Read the full post at Politics Daily, or click the jump. (more…)

maine military mom doesn’t see an end to war

Posted in bangor daily news, journalism, multimedia by kase on December 2, 2009

WASHINGTON — Carole Whelan decided early not to watch President Barack Obama’s Tuesday night prime-time announcement of his plan for the war in Afghanistan.

“I’m tired,” the 63-year-old Whelan said. “I’ve been around a long time, and I think that I’m really tired of the propaganda that is given to the American population in lieu of the truth about what’s really going on.”

Read the full article in the Bangor Daily News, or go behind the cut to read the article and see a larger word tree. (more…)

kevin brady’s rise to prominence

Posted in hearst, journalism, multimedia by kase on November 30, 2009

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady has had a quick rise to national prominence, from his confrontation with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, to his workhorse mentality on unsexy issues. Brady now has his eyes on the prize, and aims to one day chair the Ways and Means Committee.

Meredith Simons and Rick Dunham discuss Brady and the profile Simons wrote about him in the latest edition of Washington Chronicles.

Listen to the podcast and read Meredith’s story at Texas on the Potomac.

thanksgiving, helen thomas style

Posted in hearst, journalism, multimedia by kase on November 27, 2009

In a new edition of the Washington Chronicles podcast, Helen Thomas tells Hearst Washington bureau chief Rick Dunham what she’s thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Listen to the full podcast at Texas on the Potomac.

money talks at the white house

Posted in hearst, journalism, multimedia by kase on November 24, 2009

In the latest edition of Washington Chronicles, Hearst DC bureau chief Rick Dunham talks to White House economist Jared Bernstein.

In their conversation, they touch on Texas gubernatorial contender Kay Bailey Hutchison, the White House’s curbed immigration spending, health care reform and more.

Listen to the podcast at Texas on the Potomac.

teabagging texas

Posted in hearst, journalism, multimedia by kase on November 18, 2009

In the latest edition of Washington Chronicles, Lynsi Burton talks to Rick Dunham about Texas’ embarrassing teabag problem.

The so-called tea party activists Texan politicians welcomed and supported are now running more conservative candidates against them, aiming to steal their seats from under them in the next election.

Listen to the podcast and read Lynsi’s article about the more-conservative rivals to the Texas GOP at Texas on the Potomac.

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