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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) - 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."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In clarifying his vision of the Democratic Party's future and its values, U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy Wednesday slammed President Bush for his plan to partially privatize Social Security, his prosecution of the war in Iraq and his attempt at "packing the federal courts with reactionary judges."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Now at the center of the political universe, New Hampshire and its 1.2 million residents may be poised to crush the Democratic presidential candidacy of former Vermont governor Howard Dean in the Jan. 27 primary.At least two Boston-based polls Thursday showed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the winner of the Iowa caucuses, with a ten-point lead over Dean in New Hampshire. As recently as December, Dean held a 29-point lead over Kerry in the Granite State.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Now at the center of the political universe, New Hampshire and its 1.2 million residents may be poised to crush the Democratic presidential candidacy of former Vermont governor Howard Dean in the Jan. 27 primary.At least two Boston-based polls Thursday showed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the winner of the Iowa caucuses, with a ten-point lead over Dean in New Hampshire. As recently as December, Dean held a 29-point lead over Kerry in the Granite State.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democratic 9/11 Commissioner Bob Kerrey insisted Tuesday that the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks could just as easily have happened during the Clinton administration as the Bush administration."What happened that allowed us to be so relaxed on the 11th of September at our airports?" Kerrey asked former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno during the question and answer phase of her testimony before the 9/11 Commission. "I wasn't in office, so I can't ..." Reno replied, before Kerrey interrupted, dissatisfied with her answer.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Forty hostages from 12 countries are currently being held by rebel forces opposing the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq, but a spokesman for the American administrator in Iraq insisted Tuesday that there would be no negotiations for the hostages' release."The FBI is working with coalition forces and Iraqi security forces to seek out the hostage-takers and the hostages," said Dan Senor, spokesman for U.S. administrator Paul Bremer. He added that, "we have a number of other law enforcement agencies from the international community who are working on this."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - He doesn't believe in a "cut and run" strategy in connection with Iraq, but Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry Wednesday repeated the "very real differences" that exist between himself and President Bush over the war effort."This is not just a United States goal. Succeeding in Iraq is important to the Arab countries in the region," Kerry said, stressing the need for "a full partnership with the U.N."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Fahrenheit 9/11 , Michael Moore's latest film with an attitude, may end up in American movie theaters as soon as July, following the deal reached between Miramax Films, which funded Moore's project, and Miramax's corporate parent, the Walt Disney Co., which earlier refused to distribute the movie.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A nationally syndicated cartoonist, criticized for allegedly using racist themes to mock Secretary of State designate Condoleezza Rice, told CNSNews.com that his comparison of Rice to the black maid Prissy in the film "Gone With the Wind" had nothing to do with race but came about "because [Rice] lied about a war."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Vietnamese communist government's alleged murder of hundreds of tribal Christians requires a response by the U.S. government, but any effort to sanction Vietnam is being blocked by Sens. John Kerry and John McCain, according to a Washington, D.C. human rights group.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Despite harsh criticism from a human rights group about his record on dealing with religious persecution in Vietnam, Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry is a co-sponsor of a Senate resolution calling on the Vietnamese communist government "to respect all universally recognized human rights, including the right to freedom of religion."