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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) - 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.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - While endorsing a $15 billion worldwide AIDS prevention bill Tuesday, President Bush was still catching heat from critics on the left and right.Conservatives blame the president for a "missed opportunity" in ensuring that "proven" AIDS prevention programs emphasizing abstinence and monogamy are utilized. Some liberal Democrats in Congress say the bill is not expensive enough and the White House should have less control of the purse strings.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The 2004 Democratic presidential campaign may have reached a critical stage in the last several days as candidates began aiming more of their verbal attacks at the perceived frontrunner than at President Bush. Campaign analysts say to expect more of the same in the months leading to the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Education reform leader and former New Jersey high school principal Joe Clark is among those cheering the latest development in the battle over school vouchers.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) The confirmation hearing for President Bush''s choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency was postponed Thursday in anticipation of Hurricane Isabel''s stiff winds and pounding rain in the nation''s capital. However, the president''s nominee, Republican Utah Gov.. Mike Leavitt also faces stiff opposition from environmental groups and Senate Democrats including Connecticut''s Joseph Lieberman, who is also running for president.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Despite a field of nine candidates from which to choose, nearly a quarter of likely Democratic presidential primary voters in New Hampshire say they are undecided about the 2004 race, fueling more speculation about the possible entry of a tenth candidate - New York Senator and former First Lady Hillary Clinton.But while political watchers like conservative Robert Novak think it's still possible for a Clinton candidacy, recent polls show she is having major problems pleasing her own constituents in New York State.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Democratic National Committee's latest fundraising appeal, using two Clinton-era strategists as pitchmen, claims the donations are necessary to help a disadvantaged party counter the contributions of Republican "special interests."But a Republican National Committee official said the DNC is failing to mention the efforts already underway by some of the nation's most liberal-minded groups, allied with billionaire financier George Soros, to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to try to defeat President Bush and other Republicans in 2004.