Political News Summary Covering Monday, March 30 – Tuesday, March 31, 2009
| The results of a new poll show that Americans are not drinking the GOP koolaide when it comes to blaming Obama for the recession.
| On Thursday, the US House passed a bill, in a 247-171 vote, that would give the Treasury broad powers to prohibit "unreasonable and excessive" compensation and bonuses that are not based on performance standards.The bill would affect all employees at financial institutions that receive bailout funds.
| Last night, on MSNBC’s Countdown, Keith Olbermann named O’Reilly “Worst Person” for using his harassment machine to stalk a liberal blogger.
| On Wednesday, the GOP, in a typical move, authored an article containing a phony graph in the Wall Street Journal. Their intent, was of course to discredit Obama’s budget plan.