Marc Morano is the executive editor of Climate Depot and former climate researcher and communications director for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. He is involved in the AllPainNoGain petition effort.

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July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The city of New Orleans may be on the verge of electing its first white mayor in nearly 30 years, following the evacuation of about 300,000 registered voters from hurricane-devastated Orleans Parish, election observers say. Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, claims the evacuated black residents are about to see their voting rights denied. "Katrina's survivors are about to be brutalized once more," Jackson wrote in a Chicago Sun Times column that was published Tuesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) criticized Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean Wednesday night for using "religion to divide."Obama told reporters gathered at the Rock the Vote awards dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., that Dean needs to tone down his rhetoric. Dean said on Monday that the Republican Party was "pretty much a white, Christian party."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The scientist touted by CBS News' "60 Minutes" as arguably the "world's leading researcher on global warming" and spotlighted as a victim of the Bush administration's censorship on the issue, publicly endorsed Democrat John Kerry for president and received a $250,000 grant from the charitable foundation headed by Kerry's wife.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Labeled a "home run" for conservatives when he was nominated for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1990, Justice David Souter has turned out to be anything but. In fact, conservatives now use Souter as an example of the kind of justice they want President George W. Bush to avoid as he deliberates on a replacement for outgoing Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - New York Democratic Sen. Hillary Clinton Thursday warned that Republican conservatives were on the verge of erasing a century of "progress" on civil rights, feminist and worker-related issues."So much of what we built in the 20th century is at risk," Clinton said at the National Urban League's annual conference in Washington D.C. She spoke to a crowd of several hundred at a panel discussion entitled "The Black Male: Endangered Species or Hope for the Future?"
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Former Democratic presidential candidate Al Sharpton blasted blacks Thursday for what he described as their blind support of the Democratic Party without demanding anything in return. Sharpton, during his remarks at the National Urban League's annual conference in Washington, noted that his fellow Democrats, including former President Bill Clinton, have taken African-American voters for granted and failed to act in the best interests of the black community.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Following on the heels of Al Sharpton's criticism of the Democratic Party, Jesse Jackson Friday turned up the rhetorical heat, blaming the party for its "weak, fuzzy ideology." Jackson faulted the Democrats for supporting the NAFTA and CAFTA international trade deals as well as the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, which contained a provision imposing life sentences for people convicted of three violent crimes.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Atlanta (CNSNews.com) - A prominent union leader conceded over the weekend that the labor and civil rights movements have become "stale." Andrew Stern, president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), said both movements have a long way to go to re-establish their relevancy.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Atlanta (CNSNews.com) - A featured speaker at Saturday's civil rights march in Atlanta said the Bush administration and Republican Party leaders are "thieves" who "need to be locked up" for stealing the past two presidential elections and presiding over federal budget deficits and the war in Iraq. "They all need to be locked up because they are all criminals and they are all thieves," said Judge Greg Mathis, the star of the syndicated television program "The Judge Mathis Show."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A new black Republican national organization has formed to reach out to minority voters that overwhelmingly vote for the Democratic Party. The new group, calling itself the National Black Republican Association, asserts that blacks are being taken for granted by the Democratic Party and liberal black leadership.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With some Democrats in Congress worrying about the precedent setting potential of a new law aimed at sparing the life of Terri Schiavo, a former Supreme Court nominee told Cybercast News Service Monday that such congressional intervention was not so unusual.Robert Bork, a Reagan administration nominee whom the U.S. Senate refused to confirm, called the federal legislation signed by President Bush early Monday morning something that "happens with some regularity."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The anti-war group Code Pink, slammed by conservatives and some wounded veterans for co-sponsoring recent protests in front of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., now suggests that the most inflammatory signs held up at the protests might have been the work of "infiltrators whose aim [was] to disrupt the vigil."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Billionaire financier George Soros's conviction for insider trading was upheld by a French appellate court on Thursday. Soros, the liberal financier who spent more than $23 million of his own money trying to defeat President Bush last year, was found guilty of insider trading in 2002 by a French court for his involvement in a 1988 takeover battle of the French bank Societe Generale. Soros is facing a fine of $2.87 million.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(Capitol Hill) CNSNews.com - He may still be the darling of cultural conservatives, but President Bush's budget decisions have prompted one of his allies in Congress to assert that conservatives have no business comparing Bush to one of the most popular conservative presidents ever - Ronald Reagan.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Hillary Clinton is "abusing the system" -- using New York State voters as a springboard to the presidency, according to a 38-year-old Republican who would like to stop Mrs. Clinton in 2006, well before sthe 2008 Democratic race for president."[Clinton] is not even running for U.S. Senate, she is running for president and she clearly has no intention of fulfilling a six-year Senate term if she is re-elected," said likely GOP Senate candidate Adam Brecht in an interview with Cybercast News Service.
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The dark clouds of Hurricane Katrina may have produced a silver lining for the struggling liberal civil rights establishment. Several groups have created their own hurricane relief fund-raising campaigns, and they are now urging President Bush to "partner" with them, anticipating that hundreds of billions of federal dollars will be appropriated for the rebuilding of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - Former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean told a liberal audience on Tuesday that southern voters will grow tired of the Republicans' perennial appeal on social issues relating to "guns, God and gays."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - As President George Bush edged closer to the 270 electoral votes necessary to secure re-election, supporters of Democratic nominee John Kerry openly wept and consoled each other at the Election Night celebration in Boston's Copley Square. Some Kerry supporters called Bush's platform "all lies" and heckled a group of College Republicans who were passing through the crowd.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - The chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Thursday defended actor Alec Baldwin's remark at an official DNC event that the GOP has been "hijacked by these fundamentalist wackos."DNC chair Terry McAuliffe told CNSNews.com, "Alec Baldwin said that? But you know what? [Vice President] Dick Cheney went on the floor of the United States senate and told a fellow senator to go 'blank' himself." "Alec Baldwin can speak for himself, anybody can speak for themselves," McAuliffe said.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An emerging conspiracy theory among some political left wingers acccuses Republicans of stealing the 2004 presidential election. While many Americans wonder why Election Day exit polling was so inaccurate and showed Democrat John Kerry winning, liberal bloggers and activists insist the exit polls were correct and that Republican forces used fraud to help President Bush win re-election on Nov. 2.But the controversy isn't confined to bloggers and activists.