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July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The 2004 presidential election may be in the history books, but the left-wing protests and incendiary rhetoric that targeted President Bush in last year's campaign have not died down.As attacks on the administration's policies continue, so does scrutiny of the finances of such groups, which some say pose significant questions as to whether their activities comply with tax law.Anti-Bush groups like the International Action Center boast of their support for the "courageous Iraqi resistance that has derailed the U.S. Empire."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A newly established group that is investigating and documenting registration and voting fraud during the 2004 election is suddenly under fire by a number of left-wing bloggers who are upset with the resumes of some of the group's members.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A coalition of 200 women's groups is blasting President Bush's notion of partially privatizing the Social Security system, claiming it will adversely affect women who stay at home to care for their families. The National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) Wednesday criticized the president's proposals, calling them a "divide and conquer strategy targeting women."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Having lost the last two presidential contests as well as important congressional seats in 2002, Democrats may be ready to seek a new national party leader with more appeal to the political center, a chairman with a decidedly pro-life voting record.But the decision by former U.S. Rep. Tim Roemer of Indiana to enter the race to succeed Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe could motivate one of the most pro-abortion candidates in the DNC's history - former NARAL Pro-Choice America President Kate Michelman -- to join the race.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The liberal political activist group MoveOn.org is sponsoring a contest to come up with the best interactive online game or animation bashing President Bush's Social Security reform proposal. This is the same group that last year asked Americans to submit television ads criticizing the president and then posted at least two entries on its website that compared Bush to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.One critic of the group said MoveOn.org has a track record of "deception."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - They are either necessary to ensure fairness in this year's presidential election or they are a threat to U.S. national sovereignty, but regardless of your opinion, international election observers are finalizing plans to watch the American elections on Nov. 2.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A survey released by the Latino Coalition shows that Florida Hispanic voters prefer President George W. Bush over Sen. John Kerry 62 percent to 29 percent.The pro-Bush trend is explained in part by more specific numbers in the survey showing Hispanics value "keeping America safe and secure" over "improving the economy and creating jobs."Moreover, these voters believe Bush to be a stronger, more decisive leader by 71 percent to 21 percent in Florida, and 50 percent to 30 percent nationally, the National Survey of Hispanic Adults found.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - African Americans may be increasingly unhappy with President Bush's job performance, especially his handling of the war in Iraq, but more blacks intend to vote for Bush this year than in 2000, according to a new survey.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With the chairmanship of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee at stake, activists from both sides of the abortion debate weighed in Tuesday on the qualifications of Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Arlen Specter. The growing controversy over Specter's possible ascendancy to the post includes a May 1995 campaign fundraising letter that Specter mailed at a time when he was seeking the 1996 Republican nomination for president.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As pro-life demonstrators ratcheted up the pressure Tuesday to try to prevent the appointment of Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter as chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Specter was sounding like he had made progress in his quest.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - One of America?s foremost conservative groups Monday dismissed efforts by former U.S. National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft to support U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan.While some in Congress want Annan to resign because of the U.N.'s Oil for Food program scandal, Scowcroft last week said the secretary general's critics are misplacing the blame.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With Senate confirmation hearings set to begin Thursday for attorney general designate Alberto Gonzales, his supporters are trying to counter the criticism that Gonzales encouraged the torture of detainees in the war against terrorism.Among Gonzales' supporters is a prominent Democrat - former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros -- who served in President Bill Clinton's cabinet, but rates President George Bush's choice as "better qualified than many recent attorneys general."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As a result of "concerns raised by members of the... community and beyond," Villanova University has decided to remove the plaque it recently dedicated to a professor who killed her baby, according to a statement the school released Monday.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.N. Independent Inquiry Committee Thursday outlined procurement and auditing problems with the scandal-plagued oil-for-food program. But Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve Board chairman who led the inquiry, cautioned that it was only an interim report -- "not the whole story by a long shot." That prompted one critic of the U.N. to remark that "you'd think after six months and $30 million, they'd have made more progress."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Cornell University's Student Assembly Finance Committee recently voted to freeze funds for the school's admittedly conservative newspaper, sparking charges of ideological discrimination and censorship.Defenders of the decision maintain that freezing The Cornell American's funds was based on charges that the publication failed to meet certain ethical criteria and had nothing to do with politics.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The increased frequency with which Middle Eastern terrorists target Americans and U.S. installations is due in part to the terrorists' continued perception that America acts cowardly when under attack, according to former Central Intelligence Agency director R. James Woolsey.Woolsey, who addressed students and reporters at George Washington University Tuesday, said America's reaction to the 1979 hostage crisis in Iran and the deaths of 241 U.S. marines in 1983 are examples of why that perception endures.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A conservative grassroots group has announced plans to mail "pastor's kits" to more than 10,000 churches nationwide "to encourage politically passive believers to become active participants in the political process." But a religious watchdog group warns that churches should be wary about distributing it.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The renewed fear of Kim Jong Il's North Korean regime possessing inter-continental ballistic missiles has overshadowed another threat - the possibility that al-Qaeda terrorists might detonate one or more suitcase nuclear bombs in the United States, using the same kind of coordination deployed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The intensity of the presidential campaign and the prospect of more legal battles in the aftermath of the voting has some citizens taking action to promote civility. Andrew Deal, a web developer in Vancouver, Wash., has been conducting a "Vigil for Civility" for the last week in an attempt to reduce or eliminate incidents of vandalism, voter intimidation and voter fraud, all of which have been reported in the past and were seen as potential problems in the final days of the 2004 presidential campaign.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - More than 15 months after Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore lost his job for disobeying a federal court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse, the larger issue involved is about to be argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.