Capitol Basement Archive
Entries for the year 2005
Friday, Dec 23 - The Year in Roundup
Thursday, Dec 22 - Eminent construction
Wednesday, Dec 21 - Bonds away!
Tuesday, Dec 20 - No place like home
Monday, Dec 19 - Cosmetic enhancement
Friday, Dec 16 - Reconciliation
Thursday, Dec 15 - Color me badd
Wednesday, Dec 14 - Huddle formation
Tuesday, Dec 13 - Upon further review
Monday, Dec 12 - Judgment Day
Friday, Dec 09 - Motion to reconsider
Thursday, Dec 08 - Tachycardia
Wednesday, Dec 07 - Surprise attack
Tuesday, Dec 06 - Run for the border
Monday, Dec 05 - Undying love
Friday, Dec 02 - Ave Maria
Thursday, Dec 01 - Fly in the ointment
Wednesday, Nov 30 - Touch of Gray
Tuesday, Nov 29 - The Hazards of Duke
Monday, Nov 28 - Food coma
Wednesday, Nov 23 - Gobble, Gobble
Tuesday, Nov 22 - Popularity contest
Monday, Nov 21 - Half baked
Friday, Nov 18 - Musical chairs?
Thursday, Nov 17 - Can't Buy Me Love
Wednesday, Nov 16 - Bonds away...
Tuesday, Nov 15 - Mob scene
Monday, Nov 14 - Rebuilding
Thursday, Nov 10 - Wednesday morning quarterbacking
Wednesday, Nov 09 - Just say no
Tuesday, Nov 08 - Judgment Day
Monday, Nov 07 - Tune in tomorrow
Friday, Nov 04 - Mixed messages
Thursday, Nov 03 - I'll be back
Wednesday, Nov 02 - Rising tide
Tuesday, Nov 01 - Day of the Dead?
Monday, Oct 31 - Trick or treat
Friday, Oct 28 - Numbers game
Thursday, Oct 27 - The debate debate
Wednesday, Oct 26 - Seek, and ye shall find
Tuesday, Oct 25 - Pander to the people
Monday, Oct 24 - Q&A
Friday, Oct 21 - Ten good reasons
Thursday, Oct 20 - GOP Smackdown
Wednesday, Oct 19 - Calling their bluff
Tuesday, Oct 18 - Common ground
Monday, Oct 17 - So hard to say I'm sorry
Friday, Oct 14 - On the Record
Thursday, Oct 13 - Kerry-ing water
Wednesday, Oct 12 - Toon-ing in
Tuesday, Oct 11 - Raising McCain
Monday, Oct 10 - Setting sail
Friday, Oct 07 (Untitled)
Thursday, Oct 06 - Return to sender
Wednesday, Oct 05 - Fighting fire with fire
Tuesday, Oct 04 - Beg, borrow and steal
Monday, Oct 03 - Ready and Willing
Friday, Sep 30 - Veto day
Thursday, Sep 29 - Poll position
Wednesday, Sep 28 - Indoor fireworks
Tuesday, Sep 27 - Redrawing conclusions
Monday, Sep 26 - Lights, camera...
Friday, Sep 23 - Beatty and switch
Thursday, Sep 22 - To the air
Wednesday, Sep 21 - Arnold's ark
Tuesday, Sep 20 - Less Arnold, more policy
Tuesday, Sep 20 - Gov. endorses shareholder protection
Monday, Sep 19 - Conventional Republicans
Friday, Sep 16 - Announcing and denouncing
Thursday, Sep 15 - Window Dressing
Wednesday, Sep 14 - In Lieu of a runoff
Tuesday, Sep 13 - Honing the message
Monday, Sep 12 - Post mortem
Friday, Sep 09 - That's a wrap
Thursday, Sep 08 - Preparing the pen
Wednesday, Sep 07 - Prenuptial disagreement
Tuesday, Sep 06 - Hollywood Shuffle
Friday, Sep 02 - Pushing buttons
Thursday, Sep 01 - The end is nigh
Wednesday, Aug 31 - Solar eclipse
Tuesday, Aug 30 - The Do-Nothing Legislature?
Monday, Aug 29 - Clearing the air
Friday, Aug 26 - Rolling Blackouts
Thursday, Aug 25 - Hardball and softball
Wednesday, Aug 24 - Coastal controversy
Tuesday, Aug 23 (Untitled)
Monday, Aug 22 - Sticky fingers
Friday, Aug 19 - Close, but no hugs
Thursday, Aug 18 - Extra! Extra!
Wednesday, Aug 17 - Touch of Gray
Tuesday, Aug 16 - The coming referendum
Monday, Aug 15 - They're Baaack
Wednesday, Aug 10 - Tell it to the judge
Friday, Aug 05 - Just kidding
Thursday, Aug 04 - Artificial intelligence
Wednesday, Aug 03 - Salary supplements
Tuesday, Aug 02 - Follow the money
Monday, Aug 01 (Untitled)
Friday, Jul 29 (Untitled)
Thursday, Jul 28 - Off again, on again
Wednesday, Jul 27 - Smackdown
Tuesday, Jul 26 - Extreme Makeover
Monday, Jul 25 - Reality Check
Friday, Jul 22 - Technical difficulties
Thursday, Jul 21 - Blue period
Wednesday, Jul 20 - Everyone's a critic
Tuesday, Jul 19 - Troubled water
Monday, Jul 18 - Supplemental analysis
Friday, Jul 15 - Supplemental income
Thursday, Jul 14 - Alive and Kicking
Wednesday, Jul 13 - War and peace
Tuesday, Jul 12 - Take the good with the bad
Monday, Jul 11 - Tactical Surrender
Friday, Jul 08 - Back to the table?
Thursday, Jul 07 - Show me the money
Wednesday, Jul 06 - Terrific
Tuesday, Jul 05 - Pancakes and hot dogs
Friday, Jul 01 - Indoor fireworks
Thursday, Jun 30 - Eeny Meenie Miney Moe
Wednesday, Jun 29 - Poll vault
Tuesday, Jun 28 - Straight up
Monday, Jun 27 - A chilling effect
Friday, Jun 24 - You can't handle the truth
Thursday, Jun 23 - The bargaining chip
Wednesday, Jun 22 - Can't we all just get along?
Tuesday, Jun 21 - Spin cycle
Monday, Jun 20 - Reality Bites
Friday, Jun 17 - Whipping boys
Thursday, Jun 16 - Spending addicts vs. rhetoric addicts
Wednesday, Jun 15 - Back on the trail
Tuesday, Jun 14 - Never say Neverland
Monday, Jun 13 - Earthquake
Friday, Jun 10 - It's gotta be the shoes
Thursday, Jun 09 - Lost in Translation
Wednesday, Jun 08 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Tuesday, Jun 07 - The tipping point?
Monday, Jun 06 - Tick-tock
Friday, Jun 03 - Moving Day
Thursday, Jun 02 - Legislative kabuki
Wednesday, Jun 01 - Deep Throat and deeper drama
Tuesday, May 31 - Can you dig it?
Friday, May 27 - Digging a hole
Thursday, May 26 - Arnold's poll dance
Wednesday, May 25 - The Teachers are Coming!
Tuesday, May 24 - I'll raise you
Monday, May 23 - Bulworth
Friday, May 20 - "No matter what"
Thursday, May 19 - Indian Summer
Wednesday, May 18 - Pump up the volume
Tuesday, May 17 - The writing on the wall
Monday, May 16 - Schwarzenegger's budget bounce
Friday, May 13 - Do-over Day
Thursday, May 12 - Road warrior
Wednesday, May 11 - Calling his bluff
Tuesday, May 10 - Close to the Edge
Monday, May 09 - All Bark, No Bite
Friday, May 06 - Final countdown
Thursday, May 05 - Child's Play
Wednesday, May 04 - Defcon 3
Tuesday, May 03 - Due date
Monday, May 02 - Cold feet?
Thursday, Apr 28 - Triage
Wednesday, Apr 27 - Trading places
Tuesday, Apr 26 - Give and take
Monday, Apr 25 - Constitutional fortitude
Friday, Apr 22 - Big guns
Thursday, Apr 21 - Fiddler on the roof
Wednesday, Apr 20 - Smoke signals
Tuesday, Apr 19 - For the Kids
Monday, Apr 18 - A uniter, not a divider
Friday, Apr 15 - Politics, Drugs and Taxes
Thursday, Apr 14 - It's My Party
Wednesday, Apr 13 - Coming to the table?
Tuesday, Apr 12 - Digging In
Monday, Apr 11 - Monday Morning Coming Down
Friday, Apr 08 - Reforming the Year of Reform
Thursday, Apr 07 - Poll position?
Wednesday, Apr 06 - Transportation tax shuffle
Tuesday, Apr 05 - What's in your wallet?
Monday, Apr 04 - Play ball!
Friday, Apr 01 - Code 3
Thursday, Mar 31 - Under New Management
Wednesday, Mar 30 - Missed Appointments
Tuesday, Mar 29 - Tax and toll
Friday, Mar 25 (Untitled)
Thursday, Mar 24 - Animal Kingdom
Wednesday, Mar 23 (Untitled)
Tuesday, Mar 22 - Dead air
Monday, Mar 21 - Spring is in the air
Friday, Mar 18 - One down, one to go
Thursday, Mar 17 - Game on!
Wednesday, Mar 16 - It all began with a kiss
Tuesday, Mar 15 - Et tu, Judge Kramer?
Monday, Mar 14 - Signs of compromise?
Friday, Mar 11 - Down on the PhRMA
Thursday, Mar 10 - And now, the fake news ...
Wednesday, Mar 09 - 2001 redux?
Tuesday, Mar 08 - Election Day
Monday, Mar 07 - The good, the bad, and the corned beef
Friday, Mar 04 - Lawsuits, lawsuits everywhere
Thursday, Mar 03 - Speed bump for Reform 1?
Wednesday, Mar 02 - Feelin' good in the neighborhood
Tuesday, Mar 01 - Mapping a compromise?
Monday, Feb 28 - Million dollar babies
Friday, Feb 25 - Poll Position
Thursday, Feb 24 - Traffic, housing and sprawl -- oh my!
Wednesday, Feb 23 - Dollars Up, Numbers Down
Tuesday, Feb 22 - Fear and Loathing
Friday, Feb 18 - Parsimony on the Potomac
Thursday, Feb 17 - The language barrier
Wednesday, Feb 16 - Wilson redux?
Tuesday, Feb 15 - It's the education, stupid
Friday, Feb 11 - They call me Bruce
Thursday, Feb 10 - We're All Being Saved
Wednesday, Feb 09 - You Can't Always Get What You Want
Tuesday, Feb 08 - Give that dog a clone
Monday, Feb 07 - Monday morning quarterbacks
Saturday, Feb 05 - AP: Shelley to announce his resignation.
Friday, Feb 04 - Ross for boss?
Thursday, Feb 03 - R-E-P-R-I-E-V-E
Wednesday, Feb 02 - Groundhog Day
Tuesday, Feb 01 - Air wars
Monday, Jan 31 - Reform School
Friday, Jan 28 - Capitol Rashomon
Thursday, Jan 27 - The Daly Show
Wednesday, Jan 26 - Do the Math
Tuesday, Jan 25 - Who's Naughty, Who's Nice?
Monday, Jan 24 - Hour by Hour
Friday, Jan 21 - While you were out
Thursday, Jan 20 - Party like it's 1984
Wednesday, Jan 19 - Monster's Ball
Tuesday, Jan 18 - His balabusta was bupkus
Friday, Jan 14 - Politics of biblical proportions
Thursday, Jan 13 - Liz tailors governor's budget
Wednesday, Jan 12 - My Baby Just Wrote Me a Letter
Tuesday, Jan 11 - Bring the pain
Monday, Jan 10 - Beg, Borrow and Steal
Friday, Jan 07 - Why Kevin Shelley loves Budget day
Thursday, Jan 06 - Spin cycle
Wednesday, Jan 05 (Untitled)
Tuesday, Jan 04 - The State of the State of the State
Monday, Jan 03 - Well isn't that special.
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