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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala said on Sunday that Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott's refusal to agree with President Clinton that AIDS is a national security threat is "tragic and dangerous." Last week, Clinton said the spread of AIDS around the world is a threat to U.S. security and world stability. Lott, a Republican from Mississippi, accused the president of politically pandering to the thousands of homosexual rights activists who marched on Washington last weekend.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader fired criticisms from the left at Democrat Al Gore on Sunday, while Reform Party presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan attacked Republican George W Bush's right flank, urging the Texas governor to choose a pro-life running mate if he wins the GOP presidential nomination.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
CORRECTION: Corrects Powell's branch of service.(CNSNews.com) - Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, General Colin Powell, said Sunday that he would consider serving as secretary of state if likely Republican presidential candidate George W Bush wins the election in November and asks him to take the job.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - When former President George Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990, he promised to "bring the shameful walls of exclusion tumbling down," and ten years later, the results of that landmark legislation permeate the American scene, from the workplace to the public arenas.Sidewalk ramps for the wheelchair bound, Braille touch pads at ATM machines for the visually impaired, and closed-captioned television shows for the deaf, have become as familiar to most Americans as escalators and cell phones.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Christian Coalition head Pat Robertson launched some fierce rhetoric at Arizona Senator John McCain on Sunday, saying that the former Republican presidential candidate would be a poor choice as a running mate for Texas Governor George W Bush because of what Robertson described as McCain's "intemperate" disposition.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In less than two weeks, Republican congressman Rick Lazio has erased Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's double-digit lead in New York state's US Senate race. The latest Daily News/New York 1 television poll of 1,001 registered voters statewide has Clinton leading Lazio by 46 percent to 42 percent, with a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points. Twelve percent were undecided.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The battle for "ownership" of a prescription drug plan for senior citizens is heating up, with Republicans determined to pass a plan of their own this week, while President Clinton sweetened his own Democratic plan over the weekend.President Clinton's latest proposal for Medicare prescription drug benefits to millions of elderly Americans would add $58 billion over the next decade to the $195 billion he already has requested, bringing the ten-year price tag of his plan to $253 billion.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Philadelphia (CNSNews.com) - The Republican Party's 2000 platform, which emphasizes tax reform, national defense, fiscal restraint, education, protection for the unborn and judicial prudence, is more compatible with most independent voters' views than those of Vice President Al Gore, says a recent poll.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Washington DC(CNSNews.com) - A new bipartisan poll on the 2000 presidential race shows that Texas Governor George W Bush leads Vice-President Al Gore by six points. More importantly, Bush leads among women voters, one of the key voting blocs Gore must rely on if he is to win in November. Gore is, however, gaining ground with Hispanic voters.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Tennessee woman, who rents a four-bedroom house in Carthage from Vice President Al Gore, told a Nashville television station last week that Gore has refused to repair the property's rundown plumbing. However, a spokesman for Gore said the vice president was unaware of the house's dilapidated condition until his staff was contacted by WTVF-TV, the CBS affiliate in Nashville."I cannot get Al Gore to do nothing," Tracy Mayberry told the television station. "I consider him no better than some of the other landlords - the slumlords I call them."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With the clock ticking toward their Fourth of July recess, the House of Representatives is engaged in a heated partisan fight over how to provide the nation's 39 million seniors with affordable prescription drugs without compromising the quality of their healthcare or jeopardizing Medicare itself.Republicans pushed their prescription drug benefit plan through the House Ways and Means Committee last week, and it is expected to be voted on the House floor this week, possibly as early as Tuesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Philadelphia (CNSNews.com) - A last-minute floor fight over abortion failed to materialize as delegates to the 2000 Republican National Convention Monday ratified a party platform committed to the rights of unborn children, local education and ethnic tolerance.The platform also contains commitments to salvage Social Security, build up the nation's armed forces, reduce taxes, strengthen family values and encourage faith-based charitable organizations.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Congressional Republicans are working to pass legislation that would facilitate access to health care services and provide greater protection to patients in health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, said Representative Rick Lazio in Saturday's weekly GOP radio address.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A 35-member team of Republicans, led by former Secretary of State James Baker, will help monitor Mexico's July 2 presidential election, according to a nonprofit group called the International Republican Institute.Recent polls indicate that the upcoming election will be one of the closest ever in Mexico, where the incumbent Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has held power for 71 years. This year, the PRI is receiving a strong challenge from the conservative National Action Party (PAN).
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - The US economy is riding a wave of unprecedented growth and productivity, spurred primarily by technology, with no end in sight unless the federal government gets carried away with taxes and regulations, according to House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX) Tuesday."This government could screw-up a bowling ball and has done so in the past," Armey told an audience gathered at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative Washington DC think-tank.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Philadelphia (CNSNews.com) - Saying that America stands at a "turning point" in its history, retired Gen. Colin Powell urged his fellow Republicans Monday night to make Texas Gov. George W. Bush their presidential nominee and return the party that ended slavery to its roots."In Gov. George Bush, we have a leader," said Powell.Bush was on the campaign trail in Ohio, but he introduced Powell by videotape to throngs of Republicans gathered on the kick-off night of the four-day 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling on Monday that Congress exceeded its power when it granted women the right to sue attackers in federal court is a good example of the misunderstanding many Americans have about their guaranteed rights, several experts told CNSNews.com. The controversy over our so-called "rights" also involves the claims made by homosexuals, certain groups of workers, animal activists and others.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Taxpayers have been bilked out of almost $1 billion due to waste, fraud and abuse at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to the agency's own Inspector General and several members of a Congressional subcommittee on housing.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Heated debate continues on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday evening over a proposed Republican plan to provide prescription drug coverage for the nation's 39 million seniors. Several House sources expect tonight's vote to be close and largely split along party lines. "There definitely will be a vote today," said a source close to Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL).
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Philadelphia (CNSNews.com) - From Jerry Falwell to Newt Gingrich, the feeling on the convention floor in Philadelphia is that the Republican Party is on a roll, and George W. Bush is headed to the White House in November."I could not be happier with the platform, happier with the two candidates," said the Rev. Falwell in an exclusive interview. "I have not seen the energy and excitement among religious conservatives that I have seen today, since Ronald Reagan."