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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
(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) - 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
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) - 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.
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
Washington (CNSNews.com) - The Democratic National Committee plans a full-scale offensive to counter next week's GOP convention, including a 21-state television and radio advertising campaign critical of President Bush's record.The Democrats' strategy, announced Thursday by party Chairman Terry McAuliffe, seeks to define Bush as an underachiever. Their theme, "Mission Not Accomplished," pokes fun at a banner displayed behind Bush on the USS Lincoln after major combat ended in Iraq last year.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The chairman of the Republican National Committee suggested Wednesday that John Kerry's presidential campaign and CBS News were in cahoots to derail President Bush's re-election effort prior to the network's now infamous "60 Minutes" broadcast of National Guard memos that have since been discredited.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A spokesman for Sen. John Kerry said Tuesday it was ridiculous to suggest that an NBC News report contradicted a front-page story in The New York Times that blamed the United States for a cache of missing explosives in Iraq."You have to watch the [NBC] report because it's ridiculous to even make the assertion that one contradicted the other," Kerry spokesman Phil Singer told CNSNews.com. "I'd employ you to read the report and actually look at it yourself as opposed to reading a Bush press release."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Fairfax, Va. (CNSNews.com) - Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina, making a swing through Northern Virginia on the eve of Tuesday's primary, accused President Bush of dividing America along economic and racial lines, and he cast himself as a candidate of "hope" for the poor and downtrodden.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Little more than a week after Ronald Reagan's death, a liberal Washington think tank released a five-point attack on the former president, declaring that Reagan's legacy was "rife with controversy" on issues from AIDS to race to the economy.