Capitol Basement Archive
Entries for the year 2008
Wednesday, Dec 31 - Hands free
Tuesday, Dec 30 - Countdown
Monday, Dec 29 (Untitled)
Wednesday, Dec 24 - Quittin' time
Tuesday, Dec 23 - Careless whispers
Monday, Dec 22 - Art of Noise
Friday, Dec 19 - Whoville
Thursday, Dec 18 - The end-around
Wednesday, Dec 17 - Slumber party canceled
Tuesday, Dec 16 (Untitled)
Monday, Dec 15 - Civic salvation
Friday, Dec 12 - 19th Nervous Breakdown
Thursday, Dec 11 - The Black Hole
Wednesday, Dec 10 - Heading East
Tuesday, Dec 09 - Phoning it in
Monday, Dec 08 - It's the joint
Friday, Dec 05 - IOU?
Thursday, Dec 04 - Glad handing
Wednesday, Dec 03 - Of turn-out and hand-outs
Tuesday, Dec 02 - The Class of '08
Monday, Dec 01 - I, state your name...
Wednesday, Nov 26 - Turkey
Tuesday, Nov 25 - Call the roll
Monday, Nov 24 - Flushed away
Friday, Nov 21 - Progress?
Thursday, Nov 20 - Back to the courts
Wednesday, Nov 19 - Partners in crime
Tuesday, Nov 18 - Rage for justices
Monday, Nov 17 - Monday morning quarterback
Friday, Nov 14 - Heeeeeeere's Jerry...
Thursday, Nov 13 - De-greening?
Wednesday, Nov 12 - The $28 billion mess
Friday, Nov 07 - Déjà vu
Thursday, Nov 06 - How low can you go?
Wednesday, Nov 05 - Winners and losers
Tuesday, Nov 04 - Vote
Monday, Nov 03 - Election rapture
Friday, Oct 31 - Spooky, scary
Thursday, Oct 30 - Landslide
Wednesday, Oct 29 - Break out the scissors
Tuesday, Oct 28 - Special call
Monday, Oct 27 - Mailing it in
Friday, Oct 24 - Down Hill from here
Thursday, Oct 23 - Numbers game
Wednesday, Oct 22 - Y'all come back now
Tuesday, Oct 21 - Money, money, money
Monday, Oct 20 - Home stretch
Friday, Oct 17 - Bye California
Thursday, Oct 16 - Cliffhanger
Wednesday, Oct 15 - Buy California
Tuesday, Oct 14 - Hot kielbasa
Monday, Oct 13 - The kitchen sink
Friday, Oct 10 - Never mind
Thursday, Oct 09 - The Big 6
Wednesday, Oct 08 - Fixing a hole
Tuesday, Oct 07 - Back to the drawing board
Monday, Oct 06 - Prop bets
Friday, Oct 03 - Help us, Hank!
Thursday, Oct 02 - Looking back
Wednesday, Oct 01 - The day after
Tuesday, Sep 30 - Red ink
Monday, Sep 29 - Pens out
Friday, Sep 26 - Signs, and vetoes, of the times
Thursday, Sep 25 - Moving on
Wednesday, Sep 24 - Signed, sealed, delivered
Tuesday, Sep 23 - Private ceremony
Monday, Sep 22 - Mop up
Friday, Sep 19 - That's a wrap
Thursday, Sep 18 - Veto or no?
Wednesday, Sep 17 - A ticket to override
Tuesday, Sep 16 - Dirty deeds
Monday, Sep 15 - Deal
Friday, Sep 12 - Worse than Nixon
Thursday, Sep 11 - Split ticket
Wednesday, Sep 10 - Speed dating
Tuesday, Sep 09 - Senate drill
Monday, Sep 08 - Do you recall?
Friday, Sep 05 - After party
Thursday, Sep 04 - Sitting in limbo
Wednesday, Sep 03 - Delay of game
Tuesday, Sep 02 - Sine die
Friday, Aug 29 - Laboring toward the finish
Thursday, Aug 28 - Tight lips
Wednesday, Aug 27 - High-speed buffoonery
Tuesday, Aug 26 - Convention preemption
Monday, Aug 25 - Hissing cockroaches
Friday, Aug 22 - Look, up in the sky!
Thursday, Aug 21 - August revision
Wednesday, Aug 20 - Read my lips
Tuesday, Aug 19 - Why'd the lawmaker cross the road?
Monday, Aug 18 - All in favor
Friday, Aug 15 - Roll call
Thursday, Aug 14 - Huddle formation
Wednesday, Aug 13 - No cigar
Tuesday, Aug 12 - Courting favor
Monday, Aug 11 - Georgia on my mind
Friday, Aug 08 - Naysayers
Thursday, Aug 07 - Showdown
Wednesday, Aug 06 - Digging in
Tuesday, Aug 05 - Indecent proposal
Monday, Aug 04 - Back in session
Friday, Aug 01 - Signed, sealed, delivered
Thursday, Jul 31 - Pay day
Wednesday, Jul 30 - Not so fast
Tuesday, Jul 29 - On hold
Monday, Jul 28 - Showdown
Friday, Jul 25 - Fish tales
Thursday, Jul 24 - Drill team
Wednesday, Jul 23 - Mixed messages
Tuesday, Jul 22 - Looking ahead
Monday, Jul 21 - Something fishy
Friday, Jul 18 - The hold up
Thursday, Jul 17 - Ramping up
Wednesday, Jul 16 - Break time
Tuesday, Jul 15 - Off the rails
Monday, Jul 14 - The call
Friday, Jul 11 - Dog eat dog
Thursday, Jul 10 - Budget sandbox
Wednesday, Jul 09 - Conference call
Tuesday, Jul 08 - Where there's smoke...
Monday, Jul 07 - Spitting image
Thursday, Jul 03 - The course of human events
Wednesday, Jul 02 - Go-go Gavin
Tuesday, Jul 01 - Happy new year!
Monday, Jun 30 - Deadline day
Friday, Jun 27 - You down with ARB?
Thursday, Jun 26 - Spare the air day
Wednesday, Jun 25 - Off the records
Tuesday, Jun 24 - Blaze of glory
Monday, Jun 23 - Fee, Fi, Fo Fum...
Friday, Jun 20 - From the vault
Thursday, Jun 19 - Hot air
Thursday, Jun 19 - Hot air
Wednesday, Jun 18 - Prison smackdown
Tuesday, Jun 17 - I now pronounce...
Monday, Jun 16 - Wedding day
Friday, Jun 13 - Thirsty
Thursday, Jun 12 - Tax time
Wednesday, Jun 11 - Frozen
Tuesday, Jun 10 - Ghost in the machine
Monday, Jun 09 - Contemplating the cut
Friday, Jun 06 - No budge in budget
Thursday, Jun 05 - Going into labor
Wednesday, Jun 04 - The Day After
Tuesday, Jun 03 - Election Day
Monday, Jun 02 - Stimulate this
Friday, May 30 - The $7 billion plan
Thursday, May 29 - Sick of it all
Wednesday, May 28 - Majority Rules
Tuesday, May 27 - Needles in a haystack
Friday, May 23 - Majority rules
Thursday, May 22 - Spin again
Wednesday, May 21 - Estate sale
Tuesday, May 20 - Analyze this
Monday, May 19 - Debilitating cuts
Friday, May 16 - Marriage supreme
Thursday, May 15 - Half a loaf
Wednesday, May 14 - The revision thing
Tuesday, May 13 - Taking the reins
Monday, May 12 - No news is good news
Friday, May 09 - Car talk
Thursday, May 08 - Pulling the plug
Wednesday, May 07 - Just say no
Tuesday, May 06 - Bearing down...
Monday, May 05 - Through the loophole
Friday, May 02 - The big payback
Thursday, May 01 - May Day
Wednesday, Apr 30 - Loose lips
Tuesday, Apr 29 - Double trouble?
Monday, Apr 28 - A wider net
Friday, Apr 25 - Bad to worse
Thursday, Apr 24 - Pillow fight!
Wednesday, Apr 23 - Garnished wages?
Tuesday, Apr 22 - Rally caps
Monday, Apr 21 - Down in the hole
Friday, Apr 18 - The Brown act
Thursday, Apr 17 - Reinstatement?
Wednesday, Apr 16 - Another day older and...
Tuesday, Apr 15 - It's like torture
Monday, Apr 14 - Third time's a charm?
Friday, Apr 11 - Tight lipped
Thursday, Apr 10 - Animal farm
Wednesday, Apr 09 - Give and take
Tuesday, Apr 08 - Out of juice?
Monday, Apr 07 - Name that tune
Friday, Apr 04 - Flipping the bird
Thursday, Apr 03 - Bark vs. bite
Wednesday, Apr 02 - Save the date
Tuesday, Apr 01 - April fools
Friday, Mar 28 - Defense
Thursday, Mar 27 - Across the board
Wednesday, Mar 26 - Rescission redo
Tuesday, Mar 25 - Tapping resources
Monday, Mar 24 - Bad reporting
Friday, Mar 21 - Supporting cast
Thursday, Mar 20 - Rollercoaster
Wednesday, Mar 19 - Fine and dandy
Tuesday, Mar 18 - The ripple effect
Monday, Mar 17 - Bracketology
Friday, Mar 14 - Walking papers
Thursday, Mar 13 - Drill and file
Wednesday, Mar 12 - This is only a drill
Tuesday, Mar 11 - Love Potion #9
Monday, Mar 10 - Another Brick in the Wall
Friday, Mar 07 - Thanks for nothin'
Thursday, Mar 06 - Happy trails
Wednesday, Mar 05 - Taxing delays
Tuesday, Mar 04 - Raise the roof
Monday, Mar 03 - Behind the curtain
Friday, Feb 29 - Break's over?
Thursday, Feb 28 - The queen fish
Wednesday, Feb 27 - Cross stitch
Wednesday, Feb 27 - It's Bass
Tuesday, Feb 26 - Guard dog
Monday, Feb 25 - Cut and run
Friday, Feb 22 (Untitled)
Thursday, Feb 21 - Budgetary belts and brawls
Wednesday, Feb 20 - Freeze Frame
Tuesday, Feb 19 - Jerry's Kids
Friday, Feb 15 - Big scissors
Thursday, Feb 14 - Valentine's Day Massacre
Wednesday, Feb 13 - Back to the future
Tuesday, Feb 12 - Wag the dog
Monday, Feb 11 - Man of steel
Friday, Feb 08 - Ch-ch-Changes
Thursday, Feb 07 - Capitol whispers
Wednesday, Feb 06 - Do the math
Tuesday, Feb 05 - Super Tuesday
Monday, Feb 04 - Nobody's perfect
Friday, Feb 01 - Bean counting
Thursday, Jan 31 - Sitting in limbo
Wednesday, Jan 30 - Back in business?
Tuesday, Jan 29 - Care-less
Monday, Jan 28 - Requiem?
Friday, Jan 25 - Political auction
Thursday, Jan 24 - Slog
Wednesday, Jan 23 - Musical chairs?
Tuesday, Jan 22 - Top of the Hill
Friday, Jan 18 - The Education of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Thursday, Jan 17 - Putting the budge in budget
Wednesday, Jan 16 - Trouble in paradise?
Tuesday, Jan 15 - Limit poker
Monday, Jan 14 - Survival
Friday, Jan 11 - Cut!
Thursday, Jan 10 - By the numbers
Wednesday, Jan 09 (Untitled)
Tuesday, Jan 08 - Mad Lib
Monday, Jan 07 - Gloom and doom
Friday, Jan 04 - Grooming
Thursday, Jan 03 - Ballot result
Wednesday, Jan 02 (Untitled)
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