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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) - 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) - 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.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor and presumptive Republican presidential nominee George W Bush wants the Immigration and Naturalization Service to operate in two separate domains: one to kind-heartedly welcome legitimate immigrants and another to be tough on border enforcement.
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) - 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) - Helen Chenoweth-Hage (R-ID), Chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health, blasted the Clinton Administration in general and the National Park Service in particular for starting a destructive, out-of-control forest fire in the Cerro Grande mountains on Bandelier National Monument near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Janet Reno was grilled Tuesday by critics on the Senate Judiciary Committee who questioned the Attorney General about her failure to appoint a special investigator to look into alleged fund-raising violations by Vice President Al Gore during the 1996 political campaign.
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) - 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) - Eight of fourteen members of the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct recused themselves from making a decision that could strip President Clinton of his law license. Only six members of the state ethics panel will hear the case after the majority of members said they'd rather not handle the matter. The eight members of the panel bowed out prior to Friday's scheduled meeting.
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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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.