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Monday, May 01, 2006

Republicans took control of the House by vowing to clean up corruption in Washington. But Weekly Standard writer Mathew Continetti says the party has succumbed to the same problems in his new book The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine. Find out why in Monday Morning Politics. Plus: a lobbyist and Democratic activist on Living Large in politics and the impact of immigrants’ day long boycott.

Monday Morning Politics

Matthew Continetti, staff writer at The Weekly Standard and author, The K Street Gang : The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine (Doubleday, 2006)
- where Republicans went wrong on lobbying

» The K Street Gang


Big Ideas

Michael Berman, former staffer for Vice President Mondale, lobbyist with The Duberstein Group in Washingon, DC and author, Living Large: A Big Man's Ideas on Weight, Success, and Acceptance (Rodale Books, 2006)
- sees his weight problem as a disease

» "Mike Living Large" website


A Day Without Immigrants

Rich Cunningham, executive director, New Labor
Chung-Wha Hong, executive director for the New York Immigration Coalition
Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute
Dusanka Komnenic, Asylum NYC winner, from Serbia and Montenegro, teaching in Milwaukee, WI


Golden Opportunity

From the 12:16 'human chain' demonstrating for immigration reform on Canal Street.


Required reading: 5/1/2006

In which the fake newsmen lampoon the president, Darfur talks go into extra time, Google cries anti-trust at Microsoft, and intel agencies defend polygraph machines.

Colbert Lampoons Bush at White House Correspondents Dinner -- President Not Amused?

Clocks stopped at Darfur talks

Google protests microsoft's search engine ...


Colbert Retort

Stephen Colbert roasted the prez last night, and YouTube has the video.

'Mr. President, please pay no attention to the people who say the glass is half empty. Because 32% means it's 32% empty. There is still some ...


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