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July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
New York (CNSNews.com) - As 50,000 Republicans head to their national convention in New York in late August, a coalition of anti-war and anti-GOP activists are planning to throw a welcome party of sorts -- that is, if they can get the permits they need to demonstrate.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Most of the major newspapers in and around New Jersey editorialized Friday that Gov. James McGreevey should step down immediately rather than waiting until Nov. 15, the date he said was necessary to ensure a proper transition.The Asbury Park Press put it bluntly in an editorial headlined, "The governor must leave now." While not all newspapers commented on McGreevey's Nov. 15 departure - the result of a homosexual extramarital affair - it was quickly becoming a hot topic one day later.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The 32-year-old documents produced Wednesday by the CBS News program "60 Minutes," shedding a negative light on President Bush's service in the Texas Air National Guard, may have been forged using a current word processing program, according to typography experts.Three independent typography experts told CNSNews.com they were suspicious of the documents from 1972 and 1973 because they were typed using a proportional font, not common at that time, and they used a superscript font feature found in today's Microsoft Word program.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Following the announcement that former President Bill Clinton would return to the campaign trail after six weeks of recovery from heart surgery, a Republican pollster Wednesday said it showed Sen. John Kerry was desperate.Clinton resurfaced in the presidential campaign Wednesday with a fund-raising pitch to Democrats. It was also announced that he would join Kerry in Philadelphia next week.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - One year ago, Democratic presidential contender Howard Dean had a paid staff of seven employees and 432 identified supporters. Today the campaign employs 400 and has more than a half-million followers.In the last year, Dean has gone from underdog to frontrunner among the Democratic field of candidates. With leads in both Iowa's Jan. 19 caucuses and New Hampshire's Jan. 27 primary, pundits now consider the Democratic nomination Dean's to lose.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Senate Democrats agreed to lift their seven-week hold on President's Bush judicial nominees after reaching an agreement Tuesday with the White House that will halt the practice of congressional recess appointments for the remainder of the year.Twenty-five nominees, all considered uncontroversial by Democrats, will be approved by the Senate in the next few weeks. Democrats, however, will continue to block a handful of judicial nominees they consider too conservative.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A member of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth has alleged that John Kerry's own report 35 years ago was the basis for the military records that the Washington Post used in an article Thursday seeking to discredit the veteran, Larry Thurlow.At issue is whether Thurlow, Kerry and others were subjected to hostile gunfire on Vietnam's Bay Hap River on March 13, 1969, as military records obtained by the Washington Post indicate.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Additional questions were circulating Friday about the contents of four purported military documents that served as the basis for a Bush-bashing segment on the CBS News program "60 Minutes" Wednesday night. Doubts about the authenticity of the documents first reported by CNSNews.com on Thursday spread across the Internet and cable news shows Thursday when several forensic document experts, typographers and retired military officers offered their analysis. Friday's newspapers also carried stories questioning the documents' authenticity.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A harsh critic of media conglomerates reported Thursday that its own public opinion survey showed most Americans in support of the Sinclair Broadcast Group's decision to air an unflattering film about Sen. John Kerry. Sinclair plans to air portions of "Stolen Honor: Wounds Never Heal," featuring former prisoners of war, during an hour-long news program Friday night at 8 p.m. EDT on 40 of its 62 local television affiliates across the United States.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros, who has pledged $15.5 million to liberal interest groups, said Monday he would likely up the ante in his quest to oust President Bush from the White House this November.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - In remarks to hundreds of cheering liberal activists Wednesday, NAACP Chairman Julian Bond singled out Republicans as enemies of black Americans and compared conservatives to the terrorist Taliban who once ruled Afghanistan.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A former executive officer of the U.S. Navy's Coastal Division 13 during the Vietnam War dismissed accusations Tuesday that John Kerry manipulated after-action reports in order to obtain military honors, including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.Anti-Kerry veterans belonging to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth have repeatedly asserted that Kerry wrote after-action reports about his various missions in Vietnam. Those reports, the veterans claim, either falsely documented the circumstances or exaggerated Kerry's injuries.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who Thursday led the Democratic attack on President Bush's National Guard service, said Friday he wasn't backing down from his criticism despite suspicions that a handful of military records might be fake."We know he did not take his flight physical when he was ordered to do so," Harkin told CNSNews.com about Bush. "The documents that came out [Wednesday] sort of lend credence to that."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Nearly 50 protesters gathered near the White House on Friday to protest Sinclair Broadcast Group's decision to air interviews with prisoners of war who blame Sen. John Kerry for their captivity during the Vietnam War."It's a pit of blatant, partisan swinishness," said Mark Mellon of Washington, who took time from his lunch to join the demonstration. "Are they POWs? They don't look like POWs. They look like elderly white men to me."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is a behind-the-scenes look at the liberal activist group MoveOn.org.)New York (CNSNews.com) - Frigid temperatures and snow-covered sidewalks didn't deter 2,600 fans of Al Gore, whose noontime environmental speech Thursday drew an assortment of like-minded liberals to the city's Beacon Theatre.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes comments from RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie) Washington (CNSNews.com) - Billionaire philanthropist and financier George Soros, a major donor to liberal political causes, says the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners was a turning point in the war on terror that will lead to the downfall of President Bush.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The MoveOn.org ads comparing President Bush to Adolf Hitler drew rebukes from Democratic Party chairman Terry McAuliffe and liberal financier George Soros in January, but Sen. John Kerry never denounced the controversial ads at the time.It took the Kerry campaign months to condemn the use of Hitler imagery in a political ad, yet an adviser to the Democrat presidential nominee suggested earlier this week that Kerry had been out in front with his condemnation.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The suspected source behind the CBS News "60 Minutes II" segment on President Bush's National Guard service has spent the past six years lobbing accusations at Bush and his aides for allegedly tampering with military records.Retired Texas National Guard Lt. Col. Bill Burkett has been identified by Newsweek magazine as a "principle source" for the Sept. 8 segment that showed purported National Guard records casting a negative light on Bush's performance with the Guard in the early 1970s.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The 2004 presidential campaign has produced a new challenge for polling firms: Getting in touch with the millions of Americans - up to 5 percent of the electorate - who rely solely on their cell phones, and therefore can't be reached for public opinion surveys.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A fight over the heart and soul of the Illinois Republican Party is pitting discontented conservatives against the party's establishment at a time when the GOP is hoping to deliver the state for President Bush and hold on to its Republican Senate seat.