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July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Labor Department released an annual report this week that described the state of the American workforce as "healthy, competitive and growing." But the leaders of the nations' largest union federations responded that "anxiety, anger and a demand for action" are rising among U.S. workers."America's workforce is the envy of the world," said U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao in a statement announcing the release of "America's Dynamic Workforce 2007" on Monday, the Labor Day holiday.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democrats are calling for a "new direction" for the U.S. National Guard, arguing that it is "stretched to breaking" across America and in Iraq. A Republican Party official retorted that the initiative was nothing new but part of a long-standing Democratic strategy of "playing politics with the war in Iraq."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In a replay of events that occurred often during the previous Congress, Democrats and several liberal groups are marshalling their forces in an attempt to derail a judicial nomination made by the Bush administration.However, a conservative analyst told Cybercast News Service on Monday that Judge Leslie Southwick - and any other GOP nominees between now and the 2008 election - face a "slow walk" both in committees and if they reach the Senate floor.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - One day after the liberal activist group MoveOn ran a full-page ad in the New York Times entitled "General Petraeus or General Betray Us?" a conservative non-profit group ran another full-page ad in the same paper declaring that "Victory is America's only choice" in the war on terror."Surrender to terrorists is not an option," begins the ad, which also ran in Tuesday's editions of the Washington Post and USA Today. "On Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda attacked America, killing thousands of innocent people."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. John McCain's decision not to address the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., may prove to be "a huge mistake" if he hopes to win conservative support. It shows "he's not one of us," a number of people attending the event told Cybercast News Service on Thursday.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An agreement providing greater transparency on spending earmarks in the House was hailed on Friday by a government watchdog group and GOP officials as a victory for taxpayers, while the Democratic appropriations chairman said that "the best thing about this agreement is that it allows us to proceed."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner's announcement on Thursday that he would run for a U.S. Senate seat in next year's election raised the stakes for the GOP in its efforts to take the chamber back from the Democrats, whose current control of the Senate was attained through a close victory in that state in 2006.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Elections, exhibits and entertainment drew thousands of people from across the country to Washington, D.C., last week to attend the 34th annual Conservative Political Action Conference.Despite the fact that the Republican Party lost both houses of Congress in last November's election, the mood among many of those attending CPAC was decidedly upbeat.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign has removed a picture of the New York Democrat with Mother Teresa from a campaign video, at the request of the charitable order that the late Catholic nun founded in India.Clinton spokesman Phil Singer confirmed that Mother Teresa's order had asked the campaign to remove the image, "So we did.""Sen. Clinton was proud to have worked with and known Mother Teresa," he said.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A conservative group has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against MoveOn.org Political Action and the New York Times Company regarding last week's "General Petraeus or General Betray Us?" full-page advertisement.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - This is the year we're going to make history by pushing comprehensive immigration reform through Congress, groups from across the political spectrum said during a telephone news conference on Friday."The fundamentals have never been better," said Frank Sharry, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. "We have a president who strongly supports comprehensive immigration reform. We have strong affirmations, statements of support from the leaders of the House and the Senate that they're going to move on" the issue as well.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Two of the top contenders for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination told a standing-room-only crowd of liberal activists on Tuesday that it's "time to turn the page" and "establish America as a force for good in the world again."The noontime addresses by Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina highlighted the second day of the Take Back America conference, an event sponsored by the "progressive" Campaign for America's Future.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - One of the cases the Supreme Court will hear in its new term has officials from Texas accusing their former governor, President George W. Bush, of overstepping his authority by ordering them to follow an international court's ruling about an illegal immigrant who's been convicted of murder.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), described as "maybe the most dangerous leader in the long campaign by anti-Catholics within the Church who mislead Americans," has advanced "the culture of death," a former congressman charged.Former U.S. Rep. Robert Dornan discussed "Nancy Pelosi's faith in the culture of death," in the March-April 2007 issue of Celebrate Life magazine, which is published by the conservative American Life League (ALL).
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes a response from a spokesman for Fox News Channel.)Washington (CNSNews.com) - Liberal activists who claim Fox News Channel is not a legitimate news source said that cooperation by several groups was key in preventing the network from hosting debates by Democratic presidential candidates.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A homosexual advocacy group in the GOP has launched a television advertising campaign to tell Republicans that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a 2008 presidential candidate, is "an opportunist, not a conservative."However, Romney campaign spokesman Kevin Madden said in a statement that the 30-second spot misrepresents the candidate's "courage to admit he was wrong" on issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The swearing-in of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the first female speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives next week will be the focus of four days of concerts, church services and fund-raising events that conservative analysts called a "coronation" that will emphasize partying over policy."It'll be 'all Nancy, all the time,'" Dani Doane, director of House relations for the conservative Heritage Foundation, told Cybercast News Service. "It's almost as though she views this as a coronation as opposed to doing the people's business."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With an eye on the 2008 elections, a number of groups from across the political spectrum are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ban on organizations airing issue advertisements on TV or radio 30 days before a primary and 60 days before a general election.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Despite a Senate vote to revive debate on a controversial immigration reform bill, opponents of the measure said Wednesday they remain determined to defeat the legislation, which one group called "a sham" and another described as "blatantly ignoring the will of the American people.""In the past 24 hours alone, we have seen more than 125,000 citizen contacts in the form of petitions, phone calls and faxes to the Senate opposing the bill," said Steve Elliott, president of the conservative group Grassfire.org, in a news release.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes a response from Rep. Duncan Hunter)