People have real reservations about the Republicans, but they aren't clear what the Democrats stand for. There is a widely perceived general disarray in the Democratic Party. It's too early yet for a leader to emerge.
Every company has a gay employee and every company sells to gay consumers, and a company doesn't want to take a position against any side that is a segment of their market.
Lots of businesses already have domestic-partner benefits and those are already resolved. What business groups need is stability; they need to know what the law is and move on.
The Bush administration is in significant difficulty, and the leading figures in both the House and the Senate are in significant difficulty. All of these difficulties are going to go on.
It will pass in Texas by a vote of 2-to-1
They don't want to be involved.
President Bush is trying to regain his footing and develop some policy momentum for his second term, and this is just another weight around his ankles.
The president is doing the right thing to assure people that the federal government is much better prepared for Rita than it was for Katrina.
The Republican governor and the Republican majority in the Legislature are unable to close that out. The fact they have failed to deal with public education, either education reforms or funding, has come home to roost.
is going to plague him not only in his second term but in history even in Texas.
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