Sunday, May 16, 2010
A pink slip party in downtown Orlando targeted two Central Florida lawmakers. The Republican Party needs 40 seats to have the majority. In Orlando, they were targeting representatives Alan Grayson and Suzanne Kosmas. "Nancy Pelosi and the agenda that is supported by members of Congress, including Alan Grayson and Suzanne Kosmas is putting our position at a diminished ability to compete and for us to have jobs in this country," said Rep. Pete Sessions, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman. http://www.cfnews13.com/Politics/FloridaDecides/2010/5/15/gop_hosts_39pink_slip_party39_for_grayson_kosmas.html
The volcanic ash cloud has forced the Civil Aviation Authority to close airports in England including Manchester and Liverpool.