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In Drive to Bridge Generations, Kennedy Backs Obama

by Scott Ott · 20 Comments

(2008-01-27) — Demonstrating his broad-based appeal to youthful, as well as seasoned voters, Democrat presidential hopeful Barack Obama stands poised to receive the endorsement of Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
“As we veteran Democrats drive to bridge the generation gap,” Sen. Kennedy will reportedly say at Monday’s news conference, “There’s no presidential candidate in recent memory [...]

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Tags: Politics

Mukasey to Kennedy: 'You Should Have Waterboarded Me'

by Scott Ott · 37 Comments

(2007-11-09) — Moments after the Senate confirmed President Bush’s nominee for attorney general yesterday, despite objections by some Democrats that Michael Mukasey had been evasive on questions about torture, Mr. Mukasey told Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, “If you really wanted answers, you should have waterboarded me.”
Waterboarding is a rarely-used interrogation technique that simulates drowning to [...]

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Tags: Law