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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) - US Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) will not speak at the Democratic National Convention, even after agreeing not to hold a political fundraiser at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Sanchez, who ignited the controversy a week ago when she initially refused to switch the location of the Hispanic Unity fundraiser, had been scheduled to address convention delegates in her role as general co-chair of the party.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Reaction was swift from critics of the Whitewater probe and Wednesday's announcement by Independent Council Robert Ray that the six-year investigation was over with no indictments against the politically powerful in high office.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore saw his political campaign undergo a major shake-up Thursday with the immediate appointment of Commerce Secretary William Daley as general campaign chairman. Daley replaces Tony Coelho, the former California congressman who was hired by Gore a year ago to streamline the campaign. However, Coelho abruptly resigned from the campaign staff this week on doctor's orders because of health reasons.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With 15 days until the November 7 general election, both presidential candidates, Republican George W Bush and Democrat Al Gore, are on the campaign trail this week stumping, in particular, for the votes of those who are as yet undecided. For weeks polls have indicated that the undecided vote remains somewhat constant between 11 and 14 percent.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Camelot will be revisited Tuesday evening at the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles as the focus of attention will be on the Kennedys and the passing of the torch from one generation of that political family to another. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, the only daughter of President John F Kennedy, will address convention delegates for the first time in introducing her uncle, Edward M "Ted " Kennedy (D-MA).
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Contributors to Al Gore's presidential campaign have stayed overnight at the White House, according to a report by Matt Drudge on his Internet website, Drudge Report 2000.The development, Drudge says, is at the root of a White House delay in releasing a list of overnights awarded to contributors of Hillary Clinton's New York/US Senate campaign.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com ) - The computer hard drives containing sensitive nuclear secrets that have been missing for weeks were found Friday, according to federal officials. The hard drives apparently had been misplaced. They reportedly were discovered in the "X Division" of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the most secure section of the facility. The hard drives are physically about the size of a deck of playing cards.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With the presidential campaign down to its final two weeks and four battleground states still a toss-up, Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore is spending valuable time on the road this week trying to nail down smaller states that should have been tucked safely into his pocket by now. Of 10 states that have voted Democratic in the past three elections, opinion polls show Gore safely ahead in only four: New York, Rhode Island, Hawaii and Massachusetts.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who battled Republican Party presidential nominee George W Bush throughout the primary season, has been diagnosed with skin cancer on his left temple and left arm. In a statement released late Wednesday afternoon from the Senator's office in Washington, DC, it said, "During a routine examination, two unrelated spots were discovered ... The spots were confirmed to be melanomas after an August 4th biopsy performed at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican nominee George W Bush and Democratic nominee Al Gore continue neck-and-neck in a close presidential race in a national tracking poll released Saturday. The CNN-USA Today-Gallup poll indicated that Gore held a three-point lead on Bush, 48 percent to 45 percent. However, the poll had a margin of error of plus-or-minus four percent, which means the race is virtually a dead heat.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Independent Counsel Robert Ray won't prosecute anyone in the White House travel office controversy, known as 'Travelgate.' He is finalizing a report likely to be made public before Hillary Clinton's Senate campaign ends, officials say. Some documents and testimony gathered by Ray's office and already on the public record suggest Mrs. Clinton played a central role in instigating the firing of seven longtime employees in the White House travel office shortly after President Clinton took office.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President Clinton Tuesday signed a breast cancer bill sponsored by House Representative Rick Lazio (R-NY), the opponent of the president's wife, Hillary, in the current race for a US Senate seat. The White House signing was done behind closed doors without any public fanfare, denying Lazio a chance to shine in the national spotlight.
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) - 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) - The Department of Justice is expected to investigate the 1996 fund-raising tactics of Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore.Robert Conrad, the supervising attorney for the Justice Department's task force investigating Gore's involvement in the alleged 1996 campaign fund-raising abuses, reportedly recommended to Attorney General Janet Reno that a special counsel be appointed to spearhead a broader and deeper investigation into the matter.
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) - 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) - Portions of the labor movement are upping the ante in their battle to defeat permanent normal trade relations status for China by withdrawing support for some Democrats who plan to vote for the bill. According to writer Charlie Mitchell of the National Journal's Congress Daily, some labor movement officials say that perhaps they will actively campaign against pro-PNTR politicians in the fall.