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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, 8:31 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, 8:30 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, 8:30 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, 8:22 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) - 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) - A panel of liberal Middle East experts Thursday offered condolences to the family of deceased Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and said the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations depends largely on how Israel and the United States decide to act. Martin Indyk, director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, portrayed Arafat as someone who "helped prepare the ground for a historic compromise" with Israel. He also described Arafat as a "revolutionary" who championed the cause of Palestinian independence from Israel.
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.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Cultural conservatives, attempting to derail the appointment of Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Arlen Specter to the chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will demonstrate outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist Tuesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The association representing America's unionized airline pilots Thursday issued a scathing "Aviation Security Report Card," blaming the government, airports and airlines for producing an air travel system that is only a bit safer than it was before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist hijackings.The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was quick to label the report card a publicity stunt and inaccurate.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Pentagon's decision to stop U.S. military bases from sponsoring Boy Scout troops is another example of political correctness, according to the leader of a military watchdog group, and will hurt the Defense Department's recruitment efforts in the long run.Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, told CNSNews.com Wednesday that with the Pentagon's new edict to military bases, a condition of settling a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the military is sending the wrong kind of message.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As convicted killer Scott Peterson familiarizes himself with death row at California's San Quentin Prison, his sentence and those of more than 3,400 other condemned convicts in the U.S. are spurring a new effort by the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to try to bring an end to the death penalty.