Of course, when Democrats introduced -- and got many, many co-sponsors for -- legislation mandating verifiable electronic voting, they couldn't get serious Republican support even for that.
Editor & Publisher: Senators to Introduce 'Stop Government Propaganda Act'. In response to continued revelations of government-funded "journalism" -- ranging from the purported video news releases put out by the drug czar's office and the Department of Health and Human Services to the recently uncovered payments to columnists Armstrong Williams and Maggie Gallagher,who flacked administration programs -- Sens. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-N.J.) will introduce a bill, The Stop Government Propaganda Act, in the Senate next week.
This will be a test in many ways. If people can't support this bill, they are outright endorsing corruption of the press. Period.