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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) - Republicans on Capitol Hill are ready to cave into President Clinton's demands for more spending to avoid an election year government shutdown, according to the New York Times Sunday."We know Clinton's going to want more money," Representative Ray LaHood [R-IL] told the Times. "It's just a matter of what's the amount. I don't even know if we're going to ask him how he's going to spend it."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President William Jefferson Clinton, reflecting on his eight years in office, said that he regrets his handling of the Whitewater investigation, and the early challenges of failed health care reform and the conflict in Somalia that cost American lives. He deflected any regret or remorse over the sex scandals that have plagued his presidency.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - US Representative Dan Burton (R-IN), Chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform, announced on Friday he will call three key witnesses to testify about the Justice Department's decision not to investigate the Democratic campaign fundraising scandal four years ago.Burton's Committee will issue a subpoena to require Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder to produce, in person, documents related to the Department of Justice's decision not to appoint an Independent Counsel in the case. The hearing is scheduled to begin May 25th.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - US District Judge Royce Lamberth late Friday ordered the White House to turn over backup tapes of e-mails that may contain vital and possible incriminating messages to Independent Counsel Robert Ray and the Justice Department.White House officials claim they have yet to recover any of the original e-mail messages since they were first requested to do so several months ago. According to the Associated Press, the FBI will now get involved in this controversial issue in an attempt to retrieve the missing e-mails.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Campaign officials of Republican Party presidential nominee George W Bush say that Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore was "wrong" to say his plan for American preschoolers is "universal."Gore made the remark during his television appearance Monday on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The political camps of presidential hopefuls George W Bush and Al Gore swapped personal attacks Sunday over whether Gore shades the truth and whether Bush has the smarts to make a good president. "This nonsense is not what this campaign should be about,"' Democratic vice presidential nominee Joseph Lieberman said of a rising Republican assault on Gore's credibility.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With Rudy Giuliani now out of the running for the Empire State's US Senate seat by choice, New York Republicans are rallying behind US Representative Rick Lazio, a 42-year-old, four-term congressman regarded as a strong conservative, Republican insider and party favorite. "I am looking forward to entering this campaign with enthusiasm, and I will have a lot more to say over the next couple of days," Lazio said late on Friday.Lazio is the handpicked choice of New York Governor George Pataki.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With "World Pride 2000," an international gathering of homosexuals in Rome, underway this week, Vice President and presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Al Gore, a supporter of the celebration in Italy, has told the Catholic League that he urges 'tolerance' of homosexuals.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Campaign aides for the Bush and Gore camps agreed Saturday to a series of three debates to be moderated by Jim Lehrer of PBS with a more flexible, "free-flowing style" than prior presidential debates.Both campaigns and officials from the bipartisan Commission on Presidential Debates referred to the new format approach "historic."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, who held office under Boris Yeltsin, demanded a formal apology Monday from US Republican presidential candidate George W Bush for accusing him of stealing IMF money. Chernomyrdin also threatened to sue Bush in court if an apology was not forthcoming.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore may be playing both ends against the middle on the Permanent Normal Trade Relations issue with China. On one side, Gore is telling labor that he is fighting for protectionist measures and is against PNTR. On the other side, Gore is telling business that he is backing expanded trade with China.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President Clinton moved Monday to stockpile 2 million barrels of heating oil in the Northeast as politicians, eying the November election, looked for political cover in event of a repeat of last winter's sharp price spike in home heating costs.To address the heating oil problem, Clinton directed Energy Secretary Bill Richardson to trade oil from the government's Strategic Petroleum Reserve for 2 million barrels of refined heating oil that will be put into Northeast storage tanks. Officials said the goal is to have the fuel in place within 90 days.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A recent ABC News/Washington Post poll indicates that presidential candidates George W Bush and Al Gore currently are running neck-to-neck in the race for the White House as the decisive portion of the campaign begins. Gore's recent rise in popularity nationwide, according to likely voters responding to the survey, is the perception he has an advantage on key issues and has increased his personal appeal.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner Doris Meissner announced her resignation on Wednesday. She plans to return to work at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Meissner joined the INS in 1993, early in the Clinton-Gore Administration. Her last day as INS Commissioner will be November 17. Wire service reports indicate Meissner's likely successor will be INS Deputy Commissioner Mary Ann Wyrsch. The White House must first approve her nomination for the post.
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) - 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) - Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said Sunday that he is skeptical of a proposal by Vice President Al Gore to impose sanctions on the entertainment industry for marketing violent movies to children. "Before we embark on censorship," said McCain, who is leading congressional hearings on the issue, "we'd better make very sure where this all leads."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The US military commander in the Persian Gulf in charge of Naval refueling operations told a Senate hearing Thursday that the Yemeni port of Aden was the best possible option for refueling that the USS Cole had prior to a terrorist bomb blast at the missile destroyer's midsection October 12 that claimed 17 US sailors' lives.