Washington’s frustrated Democrats seem to be trapped in a political bad spell as they search for a way to regain control of their destiny and our government. They think they are asking: Whither the Democrats? But their actions are producing a different outcome: Wither the Democrats.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus leadership is playing down published reports that some of its members are threatening to withhold their Democratic Party membership funds because of their disenchantment with the party’s outreach to Hispanics and lack of attention from House party leaders.
An American flag reportedly flown at the Pentagon during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is up for sale again after the high bidder withdrew his offer. Todd Schimmel, 26, of Mound, Minn., took back his $371,300 bid Tuesday after doubt was raised about whether the flag had really been flying during the attack.