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Monday, February 28, 2011

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Sunday Morning "Talking Heads" Highlights -
in case you miss them, CNN and Candy Crowley brings you a quick review below.


Union Busting Continues in Wisconsin -
Governor Scott Walker appeared on NBC "Meet The Press" yesterday and defended his action against unions. Meanwhile, Democrats remained in hiding to avoid a vote they know they will lose. has more here.

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, who is a possible Republican presidential candidate for 2012, took the same action against public service unions in his state five years ago.


Newt Gingrich to Announce in Two Weeks -
the formation of an exploratory committee which will allow him to judge his financial support in a run for the Republican presidential nomination. Republican candidates have been slow getting to the starting gate for the 2012 election. The Washington Post has more here.


Two Week Continuing Resolution Gaining Steam -
a Republican proposed bill to avoid a government shutdown and fund government agencies will most likely receive congressional approval prior to Friday, the end of the current funding measure. has more here.

The two week bill included 4 Billion in cuts; 2.7 Billion coming from defunding earmarks.


U.N. Considers No-Fly Zone for Libya -
now that most foreign visitors have left the country, stricter sanctions are now being considered by the United Nations. The question is rapidly becoming when will Gaddafi step down, not when or if. A no-fly zone would protect civilians as well as those who are rebelling against the tyrant Gaddafi. has more


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