Reid buying off doctors to support Obamacare

By Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Obama and Reid are trying to bribe doctors into supporting Obamacare

The White House and Democratic leaders are offering doctors a deal: They’ll freeze cuts in Medicare payments to doctors in exchange for doctors’ support of healthcare reform.

At a meeting [...]

After Revelations, Calls For Burris’ Resignation Mount

Fox News

Burris played Chicago politics too

Major newspapers, government watchdogs and Illinois lawmakers are all calling for Sen. Roland Burris to resign after he admitted he tried to raise money for ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich — the man who appointed him to the Senate despite being accused of seeking favors for [...]

Obama, Blago flip sides of Bizarro plotline

BY Carol Marin Chicago Sun-Times

Sen Kennedy, Gov. "Hot Rod" Blagojevich, and Barack Obama

Barack Obama jogged only slightly ahead of Rod Blagojevich across the news landscape of the past month, the glistening horizon of a new Camelot ahead, perhaps, but the jagged outline of the clouted city not far behind.

Hitting Close to Home

By The Prowler, American Spectator

Bill Richardson is one of many "friends of Barack" in trouble

One reason the Obama transition team pushed New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson overboard was concern that other close associates of Obama might be drawn into the burgeoning “pay for play” scandal that is now enveloping not [...]

Billygate: Why Obama dumped Gov. Richardson now

Los Angeles Times

Bill Richardson is confortable with Pay to Play

With an almost audible sigh of relief barely two weeks before his inauguration Obama, in a printed statement that won’t provide archival video footage, said he accepted the resignation-before-actually-taking-office “with deep regret.”

And 16 days before becoming [...]