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July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Teamster political director William Hamilton, Jr was convicted in federal court Friday on six counts of perjury, mail fraud, wire fraud, embezzlement and conspiracy. The jury deliberated less than two days before delivering the verdict in the trial which implicated one of Vice President Al Gore's campaign finance advisors and a close associate of President Bill Clinton.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Numerous conservative and liberal organizations have joined forces in an effort to combat the Federal Elections Commission's proposal to regulate political speech on the Internet.The Center for Democracy and Technology, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Free Congress Foundation and People for the American Way are urging the FEC to back away from its attempts to determine whether certain Internet activities constitute political contributions.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After equating Texas Governor George W Bush's trustworthiness to that of President Bill Clinton, Arizona Senator John McCain is now accusing Bush of running a "character assassination" campaign. McCain also compared what has become the political battle of his life to that of Star Wars character Luke Skywalker, being shot at from all sides.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The United States should be careful not to "drift from crisis to crisis without clear priorities," according to Texas Republican Governor George W Bush, delivering the first of his foreign policy addresses at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California on Friday.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A forthcoming congressional report to be released in the coming weeks cites the federal government as wasting more than $19 billion each year in improper payments, a problem which one congressional committee says is growing at "an alarming rate."The House Budget Committee will release before the end of January its analysis of "waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement" by federal government agencies. According to excerpts obtained by CNSNews.com, the report suggests a record number of agencies are "at risk" for waste, fraud and abuse.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The George W Bush presidential campaign is crying foul over recorded telephone messages placed to Michigan residents which compare his spending record in Texas to that of "liberal Bill Clinton and the Democrats" in Washington and another that accuses Bush of engaging in a "negative smear campaign." And residents there are complaining of a recorded phone message accusing Bush of being anti-Catholic.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Texas-based non-profit campaign watchdog group, which has been critical of Governor George W Bush for amassing a sizeable campaign war-chest, is itself under fire from Texas Republicans for "acting more like a partisan lapdog for Democrats and trial lawyers."Texas Republican Party Chairwoman Susan Weddington called on the group Texans for Public Justice to "come clean with the people of Texas and reveal their secret funding sources."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A new congressional report is calling into question the reliability of the Treasury Department's claims about which taxpayers would benefit more from a tax cut. The Treasury Department's "tax distribution numbers are statistically compromised and include conjectures and guesswork making their reliability unknowable," according to a new Joint Economic Committee (JEC) study released on Tuesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Recorded phone messages targeting Michigan voters and attacking Texas Governor George W Bush have prompted a chorus of criticism of his rival, Arizona Senator John McCain, from six Republican governors and a prominent Catholic businessman supporting Bush's presidential bid.Michigan Governor John Engler, himself a Roman Catholic and advisor to Bush, lead the charge among other a list of other Republican Governors implicating McCain in the attack.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The outdoor advertising agency which backed out of a contract with the Republican National Committee said Wednesday it will now honor its contract for a billboard set to appear outside Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign headquarters.Outdoor Systems, Inc. Director of Communications Tom Wisz told CNSNews.com that the company will honor its original contract with the RNC, placing a billboard outside Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - It's T-minus five days until the long-awaited Iowa caucuses. For the first time in years, both Democrat and Republican presidential candidates are vying for the support of voters in what some may call a political public relations game.It's not a primary and it's not a straw poll vote like that held in Ames last year, but the Iowa caucuses are a key element for any presidential candidate who wants voters and financial contributors to believe he has what it takes to win the 2000 presidential election.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Republican presidential nomination will be decided at the party's national convention in Philadelphia, according to two prominent observers who analyzed the results of Tuesday's GOP primary in Michigan where Democrats played a significant role in Senator John McCain's win.In separate interviews with CNSNews.com, pollster John Zogby and political consultant Dick Morris predict the Republican presidential primary race between Texas Governor George W. Bush and Arizona Senator John McCain won't be over until the party's nominating convention.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Republican Governor George W Bush Wednesday unveiled what his campaign calls a "bold approach to tax cuts," one that focuses on raising the standard of living to lower income families while also relieving the tax burden on those who already pay the heaviest proportion of taxes - the wealthy.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Even though President Bill Clinton has yet to formally announce his 2000 budget proposals, White House leaks about his final spending plans for the next fiscal year have amounted to more than $9 billion according to the House Budget Committee. The committee has developed a website to keep track of what they call "Clinton's Budget-Busting Trial Balloons," which have so far come only in the form of a "steady stream of White House 'leaks.'"
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Republican presidential nomination will be decided at the party's national convention in Philadelphia, according to two prominent observers reacting to the results of Tuesday's GOP primary in Michigan where Democrats made up the majority of Senator John McCain's victory margin.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
1st write-thru; includes reaction from ATR, SBSC and Steve Forbes(CNSNews.com) - Texas Republican Governor George W Bush Wednesday unveiled what his campaign calls a "bold approach to tax cuts," one that focuses on raising the standard of living to lower income families while also relieving the tax burden on those who already pay the heaviest proportion of taxes - the wealthy.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A group of communications industry leaders and privacy rights advocates have joined forces to challenge the Federal Communications Commission for the agency's 1999 rule which imposes surveillance requirements on telephone systems.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Dulles, VA (CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush participated in an online chat session Friday and used the occasion to highlight remarks by a leading Democrat who suggests Arizona Senator John McCain's campaign is ultimately helping the Democrats in the general election.Bush took part in the high tech conversation during a stop at the America OnLine headquarters in Virginia where employees filled the auditorium to standing room only.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of articles examining the plans of the presidential candidates for reforming Social Security.)(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush has yet to make known the details of his plan to salvage Social Security, but the principles lying at the foundation of his overall plan focus, in part, on allowing individuals the freedom to decide for themselves how to manage their own retirement plans.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Library administrators in a traditionally conservative Atlanta suburb have decided to carry a New York Times best-selling expose on First Lady Hillary Clinton. The decision comes after a report surfaced this weekend describing how one librarian said the book was rejected because of "bad reviews."