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July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A leading cultural analyst Tuesday said results from a recent Harvard poll, in which President Bush got a higher job approval rating from college students than from the general public, stems from growing patriotism on American campuses, especially in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The students are also being turned off by Democratic Party negativity, the poll indicated.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After pro-family leaders criticized Republican National Committee Chairman Marc Racicot for meeting with what they call "gay pressure" groups, Racicot has now agreed to a meeting with a group of people who used to be homosexual."We thought it was bad politics and not the right thing to do to meet with a homosexual activist group," Peter LaBarbera, senior policy analyst for the Culture and Family Institute, a part of Concerned Women for America (CWA), told CNSNews.com.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department Wednesday criticized local government officials and activists across the nation who continue to do battle with the USA PATRIOT Act and urge local law enforcement agents not to assist in its enforcement. The act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Bush to increase national security in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - On a mission to develop in young Americans what President Ronald Reagan called "an informed patriotism," the non-profit, Alexandria, Va.-based Bill of Rights Institute is slated to unveil this fall a new curriculum for high school students emphasizing the principles of the Constitution.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Illegal immigration opponents Thursday said President Bush and congressional Republicans risk losing their core voter base in national elections next year by embracing measures that would grant amnesty to illegal aliens. The remarks came as the Senate Judiciary Committee held a markup session on a bill that would allow in-state collegiate tuition and residency for illegal immigrants.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - More than 30 conservative members of the U.S. House of Representatives are angered that the head of one of America's foremost conservative groups has endorsed the 2004 re-election bid of Pennsylvania Republican Senator Arlen Specter.American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman David Keene is drawing fire for backing Specter, who has a lifetime rating from the ACU of 47 percent, over Rep. Pat Toomey, who has a lifetime ACU rating of 97 percent. Toomey is challenging Specter for the 2004 Republican nomination.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The heavy influx of immigrants cost the Republican Party nine House seats during the 2000 political redistricting process, according to a report released Thursday. At least one of those seats was lost as a result of illegal aliens being counted as part of the national population by the U.S. Census Bureau, the report's authors said.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A top Homeland Security Department official Wednesday said the newly formed agency is almost ready to close a loophole in immigration law that allows illegal immigrants to remain in the United States.Homeland Security Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security Asa Hutchinson told the Senate Judiciary Committee that efforts to revise visa revocation procedures are nearly complete, saying: "I believe that we will be very shortly in a position to issue regulations on this matter."
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - While some Californians point to the state's $38 billion budget deficit as the biggest reason for attempting to boot Democratic Gov. Gray Davis out of office, one of the nation's most prominent abortion rights advocates argues that the abortion issue is more important and the biggest reason why Davis should be retained.The Davis recall/gubernatorial election is set for Oct. 7, with would-be replacements currently scrambling to get on the ballot.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Speculation that 2000 Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore was considering another bid for the White House in 2004 has been squashed by Gore's representatives. But the gossip may be damaging the current 2004 candidates by highlighting the dissatisfaction Democratic and Independent voters have for the field, political observers said Wednesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Political watchdogs say Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry's campaign website contest - where donors contributing a minimum of $25 are entered for a chance to win a day campaigning with the candidate - is really an effort at playing catch-up with web-savvy former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, another 2004 candidate."Dean has done a better job than any other major candidate since the dawn of the Internet," Larry Sabato, University of Virginia political science professor, told CNSNews.com.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - One of the nation's most beautiful seaside resorts is the site of a battle over a wind power project that has drawn opposition from famous liberals like Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy and former CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite. They oppose the project even though it espouses one of their favorite goals - renewable energy alternatives.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - No one in the United States has been quarantined for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), nor is there any plan to do so at this time, experts testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Monday.President Bush signed an executive order on Friday adding SARS, the Asian super-virus, to the list of quarantinable diseases under the Public Health Service Act.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: Clarifies 2nd, 5th and 10th paragraphs)(CNSNews.com) - Only two years removed from the worst terrorist attacks in American history, federal efforts to link immigration enforcement with national security are being thwarted by state and local authorities, according to a report released Tuesday by an immigration think tank.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - U.S. officials have dismissed as "ludicrous" allegations from Cuba that 75 dissidents jailed in the communist country this week were "mercenaries" funded by the U.S. government to undermine Fidel Castro's regime. Those jailed in Cuba's recent crackdown on "dissidents" included opposition movement activists and independent journalists.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A federal appellate court is being asked to assemble a panel of judges to help sort out a longstanding political controversy in Texas that has resulted in state Senate Democrats fleeing to New Mexico in protest of a Republican plan to redraw congressional boundaries.U.S. District Court Judge George Kazan said Wednesday he will ask the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, La., to assemble a three-judge panel to hear arguments in the lawsuit filed by Democrats challenging a parliamentary maneuver by Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Libertarians still critical of the USA PATRIOT (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism) Act find a further erosion of civil liberties in a leaked Justice Department memorandum outlining a second PATRIOT Act that is expected to be submitted to Congress in the coming months.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A day after blasting industrialized economies for allegedly wreaking environmental and financial woe on third world countries, Venezuela's leftist dictator received a verbal pummeling of his own Tuesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Two Republican U.S. House members Wednesday demanded that the Bush administration be more aggressive in condemning human rights abuses in Cuba and that it provide information on prisoners to any delegation traveling to the communist nation.The hearing follows the recent convictions of 75 Cuban dissidents, who had been rounded up by Fidel Castro's government, given one-day trials and sentenced anywhere from six to 28 years for treason.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - On the eve of the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, victims' relatives blamed President Bush, Bill Clinton and Congress for immigration policies they said allowed the terrorists to enter the country and execute their plan. At a Capitol Hill news conference Wednesday, members of the 9/11 Families for Secure America (FSA) said they will no longer be ignored by politicians who they say care more about their own careers than the lives of legal American citizens.