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July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Florida Governor Jeb Bush, at a late Wednesday afternoon press conference in Tallahassee, insured the American people that his state's presidential vote recount will be fair and honest. To further insure that process, Bush, the younger brother of Republican candidate George W Bush, withdrew from the three-person board permitted by law to oversee and certify the final vote recount.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A federal court in Florida Thursday dismissed an emergency motion seeking a new presidential election in Palm Beach County.According to officials with the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the affirmative injunction that sought the new election was dismissed at the request of the plaintiff, Milton Miller, a registered voter in Palm Beach County.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Two television networks, NBC and Fox, will air baseball playoff games and entertainment shows instead of the October presidential debates, according to network executives Sunday. Fox and NBC are two of the four big broadcast networks that have opted not to carry the first presidential debate between George W Bush and Al Gore.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - For the first time since 1790, a New Hampshire public official has been impeached for misconduct in office. The state's chief justice, David Brock, was impeached Wednesday by the state House of Representatives in an overwhelming vote of 253-95. The legislature brought Brock up on a series of alleged offenses. Some of the charges were more than 10 years old, according to wire service reports. The final vote to impeach Brock came after seven hours of debate by state lawmakers.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential candidate George W Bush went on the attack Thursday against his opponent, Democrat Al Gore, linking the vice president to the Clinton administration's failures. Bush, in turn, vowed to honor the "controlling authority of conscience" if he wins the election on November 7.With less than two weeks to election day, Bush used perhaps the harshest language of his 16-month campaign for the presidency before a rally at the Soldiers and Sailors Museum in Pittsburgh. Retired General Colin Powell was at Bush's side.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Chelsea Clinton, the 20-year-old Stanford student and daughter of President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton, appears to have stepped into the political limelight over the past several months, possibly as a fill-in for her mother as the latter runs for the US Senate seat in New York.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Washington, DC-based Jewish organization has admonished Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore for his inaccuracies and 'sacriligious' reference to the Bible on Tuesday night. Gore, speaking at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser in the nation's capital, took a jab at NRA President Charlton Heston and Texas Governor George W Bush by saying, "If I remember my Bible correctly, the last time that Moses listened to a bush, his people wandered in a desert for 40 years."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Although an ardent campaigner for her husband Al, Tipper Gore says that it wouldn't matter to her if the Democrats lost to George W Bush and the Republicans in the November general election. In a telling glimpse of conflicting priorities last week in Oregon, the 52-year-old "second lady" told The Sunday Times of London that she would not care if her husband lost the election. Although she fully supports her husband's bid for the White House, Tipper Gore said succeeding Hillary Clinton as the nation's "first lady" has never been her ambition.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican George W Bush is choosing a seasoned political veteran as his running mate. Richard Bruce Cheney, 59, a native of Casper, Wyoming, has served as a congressman, White House staffer and Cabinet member.Cheney is mentioned with respect by members of all political parties for his service as Secretary of Defense under President George Bush and for his handling of the 1991 Gulf War.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman, speaking on CBS' Face The Nation Sunday, used circumlocution in avoiding a direct answer to a question regarding his willingness to meet with controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan."Louis Farrakhan has said some awful things," Lieberman responded. "They've been bigoted. They've been uninformed, and they've been divisive, not just toward Jews, but toward a host of other people.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, a guest on CBS' Face The Nation Sunday, predicted that the Executive Branch would strike a deal with Congress to increase the minimum wage. Podesta also expressed confidence that lawmakers would support President Clinton's veto of the death tax repeal.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill said that Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign is groping for identity and might weaken the party's attempt to recapture the House unless immediate focus is given to that campaign.Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY) said that local officials across the nation had voiced concern that the Gore campaign displayed no confidence or enthusiasm.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Energy Secretary Bill Richardson offered support Sunday for the Justice Department's handling of the Wen Ho Lee case as he rejected a judge's claim that the department "embarrassed our nation." Richardson, appearing on NBC's "Meet The Press," said he had been concerned about the treatment that the former scientist at the federal nuclear weapons laboratory in Los Alamos, NM received during more than nine months of solitary confinement.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A budget battle between President Clinton and Congress over taxes, education and immigration is forcing lawmakers to endure rare weekend sessions just 10 days from the November 7 general election. The House voted 339-7 Saturday to approve another one-day bill to keep government agencies from closing and rekindling voters' memories of the 1995-96 federal shutdowns. The Senate then quickly followed the House vote with a 67-2 vote to approve the measure.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential nominee George W Bush Tuesday outlined his plan to assist seniors in paying for prescription drugs and his plan for stabilizing health insurance for millions of elderly Americans. Telling a rally in Allentown, PA, that Medicare is "too vital to be neglected," Bush announced that his proposal will cost $158 billion to modernize Medicare and offer an immediate helping hand to low income seniors. Bush said that his proposed health care reforms would give seniors more options and prescription drug coverage.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Saying he will run an upbeat campaign, Rick Lazio officially become the Republican Party's nominee for the US Senate seat to be vacated this fall by longtime New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Lazio's nomination came Tuesday at the party's state convention in Buffalo. Lazio's Democratic opponent is First Lady Hillary Clinton.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Campaigning in an effort to take away what is considered solid Gore turf in Wisconsin, Republican presidential candidate George W Bush carried a 'big spender, big government' message to state voters regarding his opponent.In Green Bay, Bush, gaining momentum in the national polls, portrayed Gore as a big spending champion of big government. Although Bush did not refer to Gore directly as a liberal, that was the label he indirectly placed on him.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As the tight and increasingly personal race for the White House entered its final full week Sunday, Democratic vice presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman charged that Republican George W Bush is unprepared to be president.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore edged his Republican counterpart, George W Bush, in the latest Newsweek poll of like voters nationwide released Saturday. Meanwhile, tracking polls in several key states indicate the current presidential race is very close.Gore holds an eight-point lead on Bush in the Newsweek poll, 49 percent to 41 percent. The national news magazine polled 595 likely voters across the country on September 7th and 8th with a survey margin of error of plus-or-minus five percentage points.