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July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - He won't be the front-runner and he's already run unsuccessfully once before, but U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware said Tuesday he intends to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.With unannounced, but likely candidates Sens. Hillary Clinton of New York and Barack Obama of Illinois attracting much more media attention, Biden said he will clarify his intentions in January and set up the mechanism to be able to raise the millions of dollars he would need to run a campaign.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Expect to hear a lot in the next year about the "two Americas" that former U.S. Sen. John Edwards sees as the most pressing problem in the country. Edwards, stressing the gap between rich and poor, used the Hurricane Katrina-devastated Ninth Ward of New Orleans Thursday as the backdrop for announcing his candidacy for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - He won't be the front-runner and he's already run unsuccessfully once before, but U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware said Tuesday he intends to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.With unannounced, but likely candidates Sens. Hillary Clinton of New York and Barack Obama of Illinois attracting much more media attention, Biden said he will clarify his intentions in January and set up the mechanism to be able to raise the millions of dollars he would need to run a campaign.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A feminist coalition opposed to President Bush's Social Security reform plan is turning to the U.S. House for help after one of its member groups was denied permission to hold a Social Security forum at a federal building in Hyde Park, N.Y.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Cable news networks Tuesday night reported that President Bush was about to nominate conservative jurist John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court. Roberts is currently a member of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, often regarded as the farm team for the highest court in America. Roberts is solid conservative, "a superb choice for the Supreme Court," according to Shannen Coffin, former deputy assistant attorney general under President Bush.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Once an ally of ousted Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, Alabama Attorney General Bill Pryor Thursday insisted he did not prosecute Moore because of the judge's stance on a Ten Commandments public display."I did not prosecute the chief justice for the Ten Commandments. I prosecuted the chief justice because he refused to obey a court order from a federal district court that had been affirmed by the court of appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States had decided not to review," Pryor told CNSNews.com.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Ronald Reagan, one of America?s most beloved presidents, whose policies revived the nation?s conservative movement and set the stage for the collapse of the communist Soviet bloc, died Saturday after a long battle with Alzheimer?s Disease. He was 93.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - America's greatest ally in the war on terrorism - Great Britain - is the site Wednesday for President Bush's latest defense of the rationale for invading Iraq. Against this backdrop is the renewed speculation about whether former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and fugitive terror mastermind Osama bin Laden had a long-standing working relationship before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Clinton administration national security adviser Sandy Berger is out as an informal consultant to Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry. Berger's decision came Tuesday amid reports that he had taken secret terrorism documents from the National Archives. Amid a criminal investigation into the matter, Berger's attorney explained his client's decision to step away from the Kerry campaign.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Three separate legal challenges to the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 will be heard in Lincoln, Neb., New York City and San Francisco on March 29, a little later than the U.S. Justice Department would have liked but much sooner than other federal cases, which often take more than a year to get before a judge.President Bush signed the ban into law on Nov. 6, but before it could take effect, federal judges in the Nebraska, Southern New York and San Francisco districts issued temporary restraining orders.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With Republicans licking their chops over the potential political attacks on Democratic vice presidential candidate and former trial lawyer John Edwards, the American Bar Association is trying to preempt such political rhetoric.The American Bar Association President (ABA) wants the Republican and Democratic Parties to "focus on the major issues before the electorate instead of resorting to name-calling and scapegoating directed toward America's lawyers and judges."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes reaction from Gephardt spokeswoman) (CNSNews.com) - Democratic presidential candidates Joseph Lieberman and John Kerry are absorbing criticism for skipping the final Senate vote on the Medicare reform bill in order to make campaign appearances. The missed votes underscore Lieberman and Kerry's "dismal attendance records" in the Senate, according to a spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In the latest flap over Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's war record, a liberal group is accusing the Republican Party of employing its "usual dirty tricks" to fund and coordinate the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth Campaign.The liberal Moveon.org political action committee begins running a 30-second television ad on Tuesday, criticizing President Bush for failing to stop a Republican benefactor from unleashing the Swift Boat Veterans campaign.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: Clarifies Soros' contributions to Moveon.org) (CNSNews.com) - A Washington-based political action committee -- subsidized by billionaire investor George Soros to the tune of $10 million -- is taking its anti-Bush campaign to Hollywood Tuesday night in what organizers are labeling "a mandatory meeting to change the leadership in America in 2004."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With the Kyoto Protocol set to take effect in much of the industrialized world - minus the United States - news reports of the treaty's possible economic downside have been harder to find than polar bears. In fact, according to a new report issued by the Media Research Center's Free Market Project, network news programs mentioned polar bears three times as often as they discussed the cost estimates - as high as $440 billion a year - to the American economy.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - California's new Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday signed the repeal of a law that would have allowed the state's illegal immigrants to begin lining up for drivers' licenses Jan. 1. However, Democrats in the state legislature are already working on a replacement bill they hope will address the objections of Schwarzenegger and Republicans in the legislature while still granting the estimated two million illegal immigrants in California the right to obtain a license to drive.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Almost two weeks after Democratic presidential nominee, Sen. John Kerry, threw in the towel in the 2004 race, the Green Party claims that a recount in the crucial state of Ohio is now a "certainty."The Green Party's presidential candidate, David Cobb, stated Monday that the $113,600 filing fee for a statewide recount had been raised in time to meet the state's deadline and that "thanks to the thousands of people who have contributed to this effort, we can say with certainty that there will be a recount in Ohio."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Howard Dean may be the standout in the current field of Democratic presidential candidates if you believe 2000 nominee Al Gore. But a South Carolina congressman who is expected to endorse one of Dean's rivals warns that the Democratic Party could be headed for another electoral disaster if it nominates Dean in 2004.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The good news for Democrats, who still believe that President George Bush may have won the state of Ohio on Nov. 2 as a result of fraud, John Kerry picked up about 300 more votes in the state's presidential recount. The bad news for those Democrats: Kerry still lost the state to Bush by 118, 457 votes.The Kerry campaign supported the recount that was formally requested by two fringe candidates, but the Democratic nominee long ago conceded the Ohio results, which were essential to Bush winning a second term.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A leading critic of the Bush administration's foreign policy, described as "a friend" of the anti-war group MoveOn.org, Monday lashed out at the group for posting two ads on its website comparing President George Bush to former Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.Melvin Goodman, a professor of international security at the National War College and a former CIA analyst, told CNSNews.com that contrary to the way a MoveOn.org spokeswoman described him, he was "not affiliated with [MoveOn.org] in any way, associated with them in any way."