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July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As more state primaries approach, GOP presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani apparently is unable to maintain fundraising levels despite a significant increase in spending, according to reports. The Associated Press reported Friday that top Giuliani campaign staffers have foregone paychecks for the month of January to allow the campaign to focus its limited financial resources toward a badly needed victory in the Florida caucus on Jan. 29.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
On the Spot (CNSNews.com) - "Every time we mention those names, there are grins on the faces of all Democrats, because the image of Bush will gone," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told reporters Tuesday when asked about Democratic delegate votes possibly being split between Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton - the two names referenced by Reid. "There is a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and happiness recognizing that, in a year, we are going to have a president. It will be either Senator Clinton or Senator Obama," said Reid.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Seven presidential candidates "meet or exceed" the "criteria for consideration" for Secret Service protection but do not have it, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said in a letter sent last week to a special congressional committee that advises in such matters. The letter also states, "Since the Advisory Committee's last meeting, the [John] Edwards '08 Campaign has not renewed its request for Secret Service protection and no other presidential campaign or candidate has requested Secret Service protection."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) supports a policy that has "essentially surrendered to Osama bin Laden," the leader of an anti-war veterans' group said on Monday.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
On the Spot (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) told Cybercast News Service Thursday that he does not consider legislation passed last Saturday by the Iraqi Parliament, which permits former members of Saddam's Ba'ath Party to reclaim government jobs, a sign of political progress. "The only thing that is progress is to get the hell out of there," said Rangel. (Hear Audio)
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, has embraced a religious bigot, according to the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, which issued a statement Thursday denouncing McCain for accepting the endorsement of evangelical Minister John Hagee.And McCain's refusal to publicly reject Hagee's controversial comments about Catholicism indicates he is "really stupid" and making a "monumental" blunder with Catholic voters, Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, told Cybercast News Service.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In a tense meeting at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night, pro-life and pro-abortion groups braved freezing winds and sleet to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that said abortion is a privacy right protected by the Constitution.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Conservatives face difficult times in today's political world and ever-shifting culture, but they will live to fight another day, concluded four scholars at a book forum Tuesday at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. At the event, "The 'Right' Books: The Past, Present, and Future of Conservatism," authors Donald Critchlow, Jacob Heilbrunn, Mark Smith, and John Samples praised the lifetime work of conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr., who died last week, Feb. 27, at the age of 82.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
On the Spot (CNSNews.com) - When Cybercast News Service asked Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) if he thought former President Clinton was telling the truth about some of Sen. Barack Obama's statements, Kerry said: "I think that there have been some unfortunate distortions of Barack Obama's positions that are not appropriate on any campaign in any campaign circumstances by anybody." Listen to Audio Kerry has endorsed Obama for president.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
CNSNews.com) - Poll data from the March 4 primary in Ohio show that more than four out of ten white evangelical Christians cast their vote for a Democratic candidate. According to the liberal groups that sponsored the poll, the data indicate that white evangelicals are interested in a broad range of issues and are shifting their voting behavior. However, some conservative evangelical leaders dismissed the poll's findings as insignificant, and Christian Coalition founder Ralph Reed said the poll's methodology was flawed.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
On the Spot (CNSNews.com) - "Today is one of the greatest days of my life," Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama declared Monday before hundreds of people outside the Bender Arena at American University in Washington D.C., where minutes before three members of the Kennedy family had endorsed his bid for the presidency.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - - The conservative era that began with Ronald Reagan's presidency in 1980 is dead, according to a liberal advocacy group. At a press conference last week in the nation's capital, the Campaign for America's Future (CAF) drew parallels between the Carter-Reagan years and the current election year. Leaders of the conservative movement, however, dismissed the idea that their movement is over.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Iran's support of Iraqi insurgents and the nuclear threat Iran poses to Israel warrants a U.S. military strike, argued former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton and Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.).But experts from the libertarian Cato Institute and the conservative Heritage Foundation urged a go-slow approach.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The next world war may be fought in outer space, according to experts at a panel discussion sponsored by the Independent Institute, a libertarian group, which held the event to discuss "The New International Arms Race in Space - And How to Avoid It." But one expert on the panel strongly disagreed, claiming that the age of global conflict, be it in outer space or here on Earth, has passed.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Progress in Iraq has been so substantial that by the end of this year, the U.S. may be able withdraw forces from Iraq to support its troops in Afghanistan, where violence has been rising, Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters Monday."I am hopeful that if the turnaround in Iraq continues as it has in recent months, then we will be able to create some additional force [in Afghanistan] at the same time that we are growing the Army and the Marine Corps," he said at a Pentagon news briefing.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Protesters challenged the credibility of veterans opposed to the Iraq war who gave testimony last week about human rights violations they allegedly witnessed in Iraq. The anti-war soldiers were speaking at the Veterans Against the Iraq War Winter Soldier Conference, held at the National Labor College in Washington, D.C., an event heavily guarded by police and security personnel.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - HIV/AIDS infections among young homosexual men have been on a rapid rise since 2001, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday (June 26). Meanwhile, infections among the broader homosexual community have gone up at a negligible rate and middle-aged homosexuals have experienced a slight decline in infections.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Global warming is one of the greatest threats to U.S. national security and the world, according to a panel of well-known environmentalists who spoke Tuesday at the self-described "progressive" Take Back America conference in Washington, D.C.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - At a 1,000-plus person anti- war protest in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, an activist for the liberal feminist anti-war group Code Pink told Cybercast News Service that one of the reasons for its participation in the protest was to tell Americans that the media and especially The Washington Post are "in bed" with the Bush administration."It's time to wake up. Get out of bed. Smell the coffee," chanted several Code Pink members as they manned a protest booth in McPherson Square near the White House.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - One of the organizers of this week's anti-war protests in Washington, D.C., is pleading with House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (D.-Mich.) to make good on his repeated threats to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush.David Swanson, who runs After Downing Street, a coalition that includes hundreds of prominent liberal activist groups, including Veterans Against the Iraq War and Code Pink, prompted cheers on Tuesday when he called for Bush's impeachment at a rally in front of the White House. About 70 people attended the rally.