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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid To Put Forward "Vow To Hire Heroes Act" - the latest attempt by Senate Democrats to create jobs will be introduced next week. It has a good chance for passage as it will be attached to a House passed bill repealing 3% withholding of contractors. The bill will offer tax credits to companies that hire out of work veterans. has more here.


New Clinton book To Be Released Tuesday - The Washington Post has a review of the book entitled “Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy” today which you can read here.

Former President Bill Clinton is harsh on Republicans, blaming them and their anti-government" message for the anemic economy, high unemployment and the inability of the U.S. to compete on the world stage.

Clinton also criticises President Obama for failing to identify workable economic policies.


Major General Peter Fuller Fired From Command in Afghanistan - he was relieved from command by General John Allen, who is head of NATO forces in Afghanistan. This action came as disparaging statements about the Afghan government attributed to Fuller were reported by You can read more here.


Cain Accuser Will Not Come Forward -
one of the women who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment during his days with the National Restaurant Association has said through her attorney she will not come forward. The National Restaurant Association also stated they had informed her lawyer they were willing to waive the confidentiality agreement. has more here.


Gingrich calls For Debates With Obama
the Republican candidate who stands to benefit the most from the latest Cain campaign revelations, thrilled the crowd in Iowa. In a speech yesterday to mostly Republican leaders across the state of Iowa, Gingrich highlighted his experience as former House Speaker and called for seven three hour debates with President Obama if he wins the Republican nomination. has more here.

Keep an eye on Gingrich. Romney does not have the magical "it" needed to win the presidency, Perry continues to stumble, Cain will not last and there really is no one else left. Unless, Jeb Bush is drafted at the Republican National convention.

Stay Tuned...


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