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Saturday, January 3, 2009

Democratic Chatter 1-3-2009

George Wenschhof Bio

President-elect Barack Obama and family to fly to Washington D.C. tomorrow - their two girls begin school next week at a private school named Sidwell. has a good read here on the media attention the arrival of Malia and Sasha at Sidwell will receive.


As Israel continues aerial bombardment, discussion begins on an international peace keeping force - reportedly, Arab nations, Israel, and the U.S. are discussing a international force to keep the peace in the Gaza strip once agreement is reached on a cease-fire. has more here.


CNN is reporting Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will select Michael Bennett to fill vacant Senate seat - Let's hope controversy does not follow this pick. This will fill the seat to be vacated by Senator Ken Salazar (D) who was nominated for Interior Secretary. Mr. Bennett is Public Schools Superintendent of Denver. has more here.


Illinois House may vote on Governor Blagojevich impeachment next week - only a majority vote in the House is needed to begin the process. The state senate would then conduct the hearings and a two-thirds vote would be needed to find the Governor guilty of misconduct. USAToday has more here.


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