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  • Hillary’s War on the Women Who Boinked Bill

    03/14/2015 5:15:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 14, 2015 | John Hawkins
    Most Americans haven’t forgotten the bald-faced lies the Clintons told about Bill’s affairs and molestations along with the sheer savagery of the attacks their surrogates launched against these women. For example, we all remember Bill Clinton perjuring himself by saying, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.” Of course, Bill was lying which helped lead to the House voting to impeach him. The Senate attempted to follow suit and although 50 Senators voted for impeachment, they didn’t reach the 67 vote threshold needed to send Clinton home in disgrace. What you may not remember was the...
  • Brazile: Blacks Poised to Bolt Democratic Party

    12/01/2002 5:26:50 PM PST · by kattracks · 72 replies · 562+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 12/01/02 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    Donna Brazile, who managed Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign two years ago, sent a memo to Democratic lawmakers last month warning that they need to do more to reach out to African-Americans or risk losing their support in coming elections. "The Republicans are in the House," Brazile said in the controversial memo, quoted in Sunday editions of New York's Newsday. "They came in through the window and they want to play." The former Gore official, who now heads up the Democratic National Committee's Voting Rights Institute, urged party officials to "roll up their sleeves and box (the GOP)...
  • Judge bows out of Tom DeLay associates' trial (Reason for removing self remains secret)

    03/19/2011 9:43:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Statesman ^ | 3/10/11 | Laylan Copelin
    Judge bows out of DeLay associates' trialReason for removing self remains secret; trial set for April is likely to be postponed. By Laylan Copelin AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Updated: 10:26 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2011 The judge who sentenced former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay to three years in prison removed himself Thursday from the upcoming trial of two DeLay associates, John Colyandro of Austin and James Ellis of Washington. A few hours later, Senior District Judge Pat Priest denied DeLay's motion for a new trial, kicking off DeLay's appeal of his felony conviction. In those two separate actions, Priest apparently...
  • 2000, 2002, 2004 Democrat Vote Fraud Links here

    11/02/2004 2:48:20 PM PST · by Robert A. Cook, PE · 16 replies · 595+ views
    Free Republic Threads | 11-02-2004 | Robert A Cook, PE
    I've been collecting many hundred stories and threads identifying confirmed democratic vote fraud, indications of democratic vote fraud, and suspicions of democratic vote fraud since early 2000. Notably, I cannot recall ANY stories confirming Republican vote fraud - in ANY state. Click on my "profile" (my name = [Robert Cook PE] on any story or reply I've written -> then select the blue "Links" button at the top of my [Profile Page] to see all the vote fraud stories I've found in the 2000, 2002, and 2004 elections. Vote Fraud stories/references are grouped by Year, State, and thread title, though...
  • South Dakota Suspicions

    07/02/2004 1:44:02 PM PDT · by txradioguy · 53 replies · 341+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 07 Nov. 2002 (original) | Byron York
    Today a team of Republican election experts is in South Dakota, looking into the circumstances of Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson's extraordinarily narrow, last-minute victory over Republican candidate John Thune. While it is certainly possible that there were no significant irregularities involved in the voting, some Republicans are puzzled by the way the vote-counting unfolded. Early Wednesday morning, with 99.65 percent of South Dakota's precincts reporting, Thune held a narrow lead over Johnson. It was only when the last three precincts (out of a total of 844) were counted that Johnson finally edged ahead. What has made some Republicans suspicious is...
  • Oliphant Charged With 55 Count of Election Law Violations

    03/09/2004 12:09:50 AM PST · by kattracks · 22 replies · 1,971+ views
    AP | 3/09/04
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Suspended Broward Supervisor of Elections Miriam Oliphant has been charged with 55 counts of violating election laws. Oliphant, already facing a Senate trial for her conduct in office, is accused of not opening polls on time and not keeping them open late enough during the September 2002 primary. The Florida Elections Commission levied the charges against Oliphant at its Feb. 19 meeting. If found guilty, Oliphant faces a fine of up to $55,000. She has 30 days to respond and can choose to appear in administrative court or in front of the Elections Commission. Oliphant, a...
  • Big 3 Networks to Mark 9/11 with Harder Stance (They figure they can ambush the Administration now)

    08/12/2003 6:57:13 AM PDT · by mhking · 23 replies · 468+ views
    Yahoo! News / Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8.12.03 | Andrew Grossman
    NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - One month before the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy, the broadcast networks seem set to change the tone of their coverage of that event from focusing on the event itself and the memorials to looking more at policy issues in the aftermath of the attacks. The exact extent of the coverage is still uncertain as the networks await to hear from New York, Washington and Shanksville, Pa., on their plans for the day, but it is highly unlikely that ABC, CBS and NBC News will repeat their 2002 menu of broad live coverage...
  • Freepers: Need Help Finding the "UFO" Congressional Candidate

    06/04/2003 8:14:43 AM PDT · by LS · 9 replies · 306+ views
    In the 2002 elections, Brit Hume ran a brief clip of a New Jersey congressional (senate?) candidate (I think either a Libertarian or a Green) who, when asked about how he would solve the U.S.'s energy problem, said in all seriousness that he would accelerate the transfer of UFO technology to the private sector from the govt. Does anyone know this fellow, or have a link to his statements?
  • Knock and Drag: Ryan Lizza reveals how Dems got out the black vote [Hillary hypocrisy alert]

    12/20/2002 6:53:54 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 30 replies · 1,484+ views
    The New Republic, thru Free Republic ~ election 2000 ^ | originally 9 November 2000 | Ryan Lizza
    Knock and Drag: Ryan Lizza reveals how Dems got out the black vote Politics/Elections News Keywords: VOTER INTIMIDATION FRAUDSource: The New RepublicPublished: 9 November 2000 Author: Ryan LizzaPosted on 11/11/2000 08:47:29 PST by James Madison follower "Democrats have a simple phrase that sums up their voter-turnout effort: "knock and drag." A crew of paid workers storms through predominantly black neighborhoods and coaxes, cajoles, or browbeats every registered voter to the polls. It's a form of political activity that was well-known in the big-city, white-ethnic machines of the past but has only recently emerged as a key to black turnout."...
  • POLL: Headed tward a new GOP generation.

    12/17/2002 4:08:38 PM PST · by concerned about politics · 29 replies · 240+ views
    Fox News Interview ^ | me, myself, and I
    Just heard an interview on Fox. They had an automated pollster as a guest. I'm sorry I missed his name.Using automated polling, the pollster can reach as many as 500 people per day, and 15,000 - 2,000 people per issue. They did a poll after 2002 to find out who voted Democrat or Republican, and why. Accordoing to this pollster, America is heading into a new GOP generation. It turns out investors account for 65% of the population, and that 65% voted Republican. The more people invest, the more they vote
  • Dispute over burned ballots headed to court

    12/17/2002 1:01:57 PM PST · by luv2ndamend · 12 replies · 378+ views
    startribune.com ^ | Published Dec. 18, 2002 | Conrad deFiebre
    <p>Complaining of a "Chicago count" by the State Canvassing Board, Republicans and a voter from Austin, Minn., are challenging the 11-vote victory awarded to DFLer Dan Sparks following a recount in a state Senate race.</p> <p>An election contest lawsuit filed today in Mower County District Court must be tried within 15 days. An appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court is likely to follow, extending the dispute beyond the convening of the Legislature on Jan. 7.</p>
  • Elected official arrested in vote-buying scheme[La]

    12/13/2002 4:52:54 PM PST · by luv2ndamend · 21 replies · 369+ views
    www.wbrz.com ^ | Ken Pastorick
    More arrests possible Iberville Parish council member Howard Oubre surrendered to Plaquemine Police Thursday. Howard Oubre Detectives say Oubre paid people $3 to $10 to vote for certain candidates in September's absentee voting. Those candidates were not involved in the alleged vote-buying schemes, according to police. Three others were booked on voter bribery charges -- Terry Wayne Baker and Geraldine Belony of Plaquemine and Victoria McKnight of Baton Rouge. Elections Fraud investigator Gregory Malveaux says his office received complaints of voter bribery in September and immediately began investigating. Oubre was booked on seven counts of voter bribery. It is a...
  • CNN Anchor Attacks Bush On Race

    12/12/2002 10:44:30 AM PST · by Williams · 20 replies · 261+ views
    CNN | 12/12/02
    The CNN anchor this morning was "interviewing" Bill Schneider about the Trent Lott statements. The anchor stated this calls the Republican effort to reach out to minorities into question AND went on to state that Bush "badly handled" both the Bob Jones University and South Carolina confederate flag issues during the 2000 election. The anchor then said we can only wonder how the 2002 election results would have been different if Lott's remarks had come BEFORE November 5th! Bill Schneider readily agreed.So it is established fact on CNN that Bush handled those two issues "badly" in 2000? And apparently the...
  • Barnett reviews GOP vote claims in SD

    12/08/2002 5:04:41 PM PST · by KQQL · 14 replies · 346+ views
    argusleader ^ | 12/7/2002 | David Kranz
    <p>Complaints reviewed in 50 affidavits taken by Republican lawyers have no information that would change the outcome of last month's U.S. Senate race in South Dakota, Attorney General Mark Barnett said Friday.</p> <p>"There was nothing that would take my breath away, make me think there was an election rip-off," Barnett said.</p>
  • Berkeley Mayor Admits to Role in Throwing Out Newspapers

    12/06/2002 11:37:07 PM PST · by kattracks · 11 replies · 220+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/06/02 | NY Times
    ERKELEY, Calif., Dec. 6 — Tom Bates, the newly elected mayor of Berkeley, has admitted responsibility for throwing out about 1,000 copies of a University of California newspaper that endorsed his opponent. The newspapers were discarded last month at Sproul Plaza, the site of noted campus protests in favor of free speech in 1964.Mayor Bates, 64, a Democrat who was one of the most liberal members of the State Assembly for two decades, was elected on Nov. 5, a day after The Daily Californian, the free student newspaper at the university, endorsed the incumbent mayor, Shirley Dean, for a...
  • Louisiana Senate Runoff Comes Down to Margin of Error

    12/06/2002 2:54:54 AM PST · by kattracks · 13 replies · 260+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 12/06/02 | Jeff Johnson
    Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - The day before balloting begins in Louisiana's runoff election for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Mary Landrieu, polls showed Landrieu and her challenger, Republican State Elections Commissioner Suzanne Haik "Suzie" Terrell, in a statistical tie. A Mason-Dixon poll Monday showed Landrieu leading Terrell 48-43 percent. But that was before President George W. Bush visited the Pelican State Tuesday. Bush remarked that the last time he had been to the state was on Sept. 11, 2001, and said that memory caused him to again be thankful for the freedoms all Americans enjoy. "So I'm...
  • AlGore and Babawa Waawaa tonight on 20/20 (BARF ALERT!)

    11/15/2002 3:12:52 PM PST · by demosthenes the elder · 43 replies · 285+ views
    CBS News ^ | 15 Nov 02 | CBS
    Heads up! Tonight on CBS there will be a segment with Barbara Walters interviewing the Gore. Radio teasers have been *VERY* inflammatory - containing such leading phrases as "the man so many Americans believe won the 2000 presidential election..." etc... Despite my nausea at the thought, I may have to actually watch a Communist Bullsh*t Network news production. I believe others should as well.
  • Harris County Democrat chief chairwoman quits (Houston/ Texas)

    11/13/2002 1:00:00 AM PST · by weegee · 7 replies · 342+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Nov. 12, 2002, 11:04PM | By JOHN WILLIAMS
    Harris County Democrat chief chairwoman quits Nov. 5 shutout not the main reason, Schechter says Harris County Democratic Party Chairwoman Sue Schechter announced her resignation Tuesday, one week after her party was skunked in countywide elections. Schechter, elected last spring to a third two-year term, will officially step down Jan. 13, when the party's executive committee is expected to select a replacement. While acknowledging that the results of the Nov. 5 elections "were devastating," she said she is resigning for another reason. Schechter said she wants the party's next county leader to have enough time to put together his or...
  • Election Results

    11/09/2002 8:19:18 PM PST · by TCSparkman · 177+ views
    www.Chronwatch.com ^ | Friday, November 8, 2002 | Christopher Bowman for Leo Lacayo
    Election Results By Leo Lacayo, Chronwatch.com Friday, November 08, 2002 CHRISTOPHER L. BOWMAN: Writing for LEO LACAYO, who is undergoing emergency oral surgery. Member Elect of the San Francisco City and County Republican Party With currently 97% of the precincts statewide reporting (most of the remaining 3% from Orange County with as many as a million absentees and provisional ballots still being counted, Bill Simon is 356,000 votes behind Gray Davis -- 47.1% to 42.0%. McPherson is behind 49.8% to 41.4%, Olbert is behind 46.6% to 41.9%. McClintock is behind by only one point -- 45.7% to 44.7%, Conlon is...
  • Gary Hart: " We Got What We Deserved"

    11/09/2002 4:35:38 PM PST · by Retired Chemist · 51 replies · 260+ views
    During his remarks Thursday, according to the Associated Press, Hart criticized his party for its performance during Tuesday’s elections. Democrats “didn’t offer alternatives, they didn’t offer any ideas on how to make the economy grow, about America’s role in the world, [or] a defense policy that was not just militarism,” Hart said. “We got what we deserved.”
  • Nancy Pelosi: Great for the GOP!

    11/09/2002 8:41:43 AM PST · by TCSparkman · 48 replies · 626+ views
    www.Chronwatch.com ^ | Saturday, November 09, 2002 | Leo Lacayo
    Nancy Pelosi: Great for the GOP! By Leo Lacayo www.Chronwatch.com Saturday, November 09, 2002 Nancy Pelosi, 62-year-old congresswoman from California, is expected to win the Democratic position of minority leader of House of Representatives, now that Rep. Martin Frost of Texas has withdrawn from the race. Having Pelosi in that position is the best news ever for the GOP and for the people of the United States of America. Pelosi's only in the Congress because she is the favored icon of the far-left wing of the Democratic Party in San Francisco, where voters are so un-American they actually have demonstrations...
  • VANITY: What we Democrats should do after our heavy losses

    11/08/2002 6:08:25 PM PST · by Boucheau · 31 replies · 259+ views
    Boucheau
    Move further to the left: Make those right-wing, Capitalists pay for their greed. Change DNC to DNSC - Democratic National Socialists Committee. Stop behaving as if our socialistic agenda is something best kept hidden behind labels like "progressive" and "liberal". Get some balls...call it what it is. Come out, friends! Loudly support the anti-war movement: Americans are for the first time afraid of being blown to bits when they go outside--but pay no attention. This country is the REAL terrorist. Our former President Clinton eluded to this when he said that we brought this on ourselves when we killed the...
  • PARTY WITHOUT POSITIONS HAS LOST ITS SOUL (FL & NATIONAL)

    11/08/2002 4:10:43 AM PST · by Elkiejg · 5 replies · 216+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 11/8/02 | Peter A. Brown
    To understand the election results, you have to appreciate that the Democratic mind-set, which led to Walter Mondale's failed candidacy, is the reason that party candidates fell from Miami to Minneapolis. Mondale's U.S. Senate bid, orchestrated by party elders after Sen. Paul Wellstone's death, symbolized the Democratic off-year disaster. Democrats failed to offer a clear vision of what they wanted to do on the big issues because they can't agree on what they believe. Instead, their campaigns were based on demographics or famous names.
  • Lookin 4 post-win PC desktop wallpaper

    Any new pictures/graphics considered for celebratory wallpaper on my desktop: entry #1 Anything else submitted????
  • Thoughts of Irony This Great Night

    11/05/2002 11:08:19 PM PST · by CT · 16 replies · 176+ views
    11/5/02 | CT
    WE all know that every cell of Clinton's being has a political angle to it. We also know he had a large part in tonight's devastating defeat, both as a constant reminder to voters, and by his legacy to the democrat party and the aftermath of 9-11 and all the corruption only now being uncovered. Now imagine what his sick mind must be thinking tonight: how does he transform what happened into a "victory" for himself and his ugly wife? Clinton will try and hog the cameras, and he has the ability to do so. No other living dem can...
  • H. Magroin's 11th-hour predictions (vanity)

    11/04/2002 8:05:51 PM PST · by Holden Magroin · 17 replies · 148+ views
    11/04/02 | Holden Magroin
    Sorry for the vanity post, but it's a special occasion. Here are my predictions for the most competitive Senate races: Arkansas: Pryor (D) 54% Hutchinson (R) 46% Colorado: Strickland (R) 51% Allard (D) 49% Georgia: Cleland (R) 50.5% Chambliss (D) 49.5% Minnesota: Mondale (R) 53% Coleman (D) 47% Missouri: Carnahan (R) 50.5% Talent (D) 49.5% New Hampshire: Shaheen (D) 52% Sununu (R) 48% North Carolina: Dole (R) 51% Irksome Bowels (D) 49% South Dakota: Johnson (D) 51% Thune (R) 49% Texas: Kirk (R) 50.2% Cornyn (D) 49.8% Bottom line: 54 (D) 45 (R) 1 (I). Chafee and Jeffords will then...
  • Elections have consequences

    11/04/2002 7:55:26 AM PST · by gordgekko · 2 replies · 232+ views
    Enter Stage Right ^ | November 4, 2002 | W. James Antle III
    This is being written as the 2002 campaign is coming to its close, yet there is still a great deal of political suspense in the air. Which party will control the House of Representatives? The Senate? What about those gubernatorial races? What will it all mean for 2004?Midterm elections are always seen as sort of a referendum on the sitting president. President George W. Bush is still fairly popular, with job approval ratings in the 65 per cent range, and most Americans seem to respect him as a wartime leader. But there are deep concerns about the economy and whether...
  • Attention: ALL TX Republican Voters

    11/03/2002 10:32:11 PM PST · by Slyfox · 25 replies · 238+ views
    email message | Texas Chairman Susan Weddington
    Dear Fellow Republicans: We are now in the final 72 hours before one of the most important elections in Texas history. All the efforts of our candidates, county parties, auxiliaries, and grassroots will mean nothing if we do not fully and effectively implement our 72-hour plan and our ballot integrity program. We are depending on each of you for our Republican candidates to be successful on November 5th. I was awoken this morning with a phone call from my 85 year-old mother who was in total panic because a judge in Bexar County ruled our early votes illegal! Democrats may...
  • A Poll Watchers Tale - Vote Fraud in Houston, Texas

    11/02/2002 4:50:19 PM PST · by Flyer · 114 replies · 1,167+ views
    Houston Area Texans - A FreeRepublic Network Chapter ^ | Saturday, November 2, 2002 | Flyer
    A Poll Watchers Tale My story of my experience training for, and working as a poll watcher applies specifically to Texas. This is my first time working an election of any sort, in any capacity. Those of you experienced in these matters may find some mistakes on my part, and those of you unfamiliar may find it eye opening. I was appointed as a Poll Watcher by the John Cornyn campaign after attending a training session Tuesday, October 29. The session was organized by David Hagy, as part of his work with the Harris County campaign for John Cornyn....
  • Scandal: Postal Exec Caught Using USPS Budget to Unseat GOP Senator [Tim Hutchinson]

    11/03/2002 12:08:04 AM PST · by The Raven · 105 replies · 2,030+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 3, 2002 | Sean Rushton/Mark Carpenter
    Washington, D.C.) -- The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) today reacted with outrage to reports that a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) executive has been forced to resign amidst allegations that she attempted to manipulate postal service resources to punish a candidate for the U.S. Senate who had been critical of the mismanaged government mail system. "There has long been much to criticize at the USPS, from financial losses and taxpayer subsidies to regular price increases amidst poor service and low productivity," CCAGW Vice President Leslie Paige said. "But this is a new level of corruption and mismanagement. Taxpayers...
  • Judge rules Bexar's early ballot violates law (2 page San Antonio ballot, Straight Ticket voting)

    11/03/2002 1:50:21 AM PST · by weegee · 4 replies · 273+ views
    Associated Press via Houston Chronicle ^ | Nov. 2, 2002, 11:12PM | no byline
    SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge ruled on the last day of early voting Friday that the two-sheet ballot Bexar County has been using for two weeks violates state and federal laws. U.S. District Judge Edward C. Prado wrote that the ballot, which requires voters wanting to vote a straight ticket to mark both sheets, "is a change affecting voting and is ineffective without preclearance from the Department of Justice under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act." Prado noted that Bexar County already has arranged for a one-page ballot that meets legal standards to be available in all polling...
  • Caption this: Walter Fritz Mondale nomination photo op

    10/30/2002 9:51:11 PM PST · by weegee · 91 replies · 324+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Wed Oct 30,10:16 PM ET | AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt
    Former Vice President Walter Mondale waves to the crowd as Minnesota Secretary of State Judi Dutcher, right rear, and DFL gubernatorial candidate Roger Moe, second from right, applaud after Mondale was endorsed by the DFL Party in Minneapolis, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, to run for U.S. Senate in place of Sen. Paul Wellstone who died in a plane crash Oct. 25. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
  • Caption this: "Formal" Forrester - Lautenberg NJ Senate Debate

    10/30/2002 9:05:52 PM PST · by weegee · 46 replies · 208+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Wed Oct 30,10:04 PM ET | AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Frank Lautenberg, right, points at Republican candidate Douglas Forrester during their debate at News12 New Jersey in Edison, N.J. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002. (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer)
  • Detroit's voter rolls in question - Mayor's office says total too high by 150,000

    10/29/2002 7:40:13 PM PST · by weegee · 9 replies · 370+ views
    Detroit News ^ | Tuesday, October 29, 2002 | Darci McConnell
    <p>DETROIT -- Despite having died eight years ago, Kathe Beddow still retains one mortal privilege: The right to vote.</p> <p>The city Elections Department in July sent Beddow a voter registration card, even though she hasn't voted in more than a decade. She is also still listed as a registered voter with the Secretary of State's Office.</p>
  • Democrats paying people to walk precincts(MICHIGAN)

    10/29/2002 2:32:19 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 61 replies · 454+ views
    Michigan House Democratic Fund | MI HOUSE DEMS
    At the Grandstand/Gore rally, I found this. ------------------------------ GET PAID TO WORK ON HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGNS! NEED CAMPAIGN WALKERS SATURDAY - NOV2nd 10:30am-5:30PM ALL DAY - $50L TUESDAY - NOV 5th 10:00AM - 6:00PM ALL DAY - $65 Interested - Contact Mary at 517-485-1119 Paid for by Michigan House Democratic Fund.
  • Phone AP to protest their biased anti-Cheney headline (612) 332-2727 in Minneapolis

    10/29/2002 2:18:02 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 11 replies · 239+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Oct. 29, 02 | Associated Press
    The AP headline reads: "Cheney won't be at Wellstone Service," But as the story itself makes clear (or at least it's clear if you read through their biased evasions) Cheney was TOLD NOT TO COME by the Democrats. THAT'S THE STORY - and THAT should be the headline, not a headline that suggests Cheney is the one doing the snubbing!!! (AP's D.C. phone number: 202-348-5244 White House - AP Cheney Won't Be at Wellstone Service Tue Oct 29,11:29 AM ET WASHINGTON (AP) - The family of Sen. Paul Wellstone asked Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) to stay...
  • The Wichita Eagle Endorses Shallenburger

    10/28/2002 3:18:07 PM PST · by RAT Patrol · 24 replies · 207+ views
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | Octyober 27.2002 | Wichita Eagle Editorial Staff
    Today, The Eagle editorial board completes its recommendations for the Nov. 5 election, having announced its picks for the state Legislature on Friday and Saturday and for the Sedgwick County Commission and State Board of Education on Saturday. These choices reflect the consensus opinions of the editorial board based on interviews and other research. We offer them as information to consider as you make up your own minds about the candidates -- which are the endorsements that count on Election Day. Governor Both of the leading gubernatorial candidates are good choices and could be capable governors. Yet both avoided specifics...
  • Reno Sees No Need For Federal Monitors Of Florida Elections

    10/23/2002 2:34:31 AM PDT · by kattracks · 14 replies · 179+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 10/23/02 | Jim Burns
    CNSNews.com) - Despite Florida's ballot problems in the 2000 presidential election and in this year's state primary, former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno said Tuesday she does not feel federal observers are needed at the polls Nov. 5. Reno narrowly lost the Florida Democratic gubernatorial primary in September to attorney Bill McBride. Reno had to wait 80 minutes to vote that day because the voting machines at the Miami polling place where she was casting her ballot broke down. Some other residents never had a chance to vote, Reno said Tuesday. Florida was also the site of a raft of...
  • Why Saddam's vote impressed me

    10/20/2002 3:15:26 AM PDT · by Happygal · 16 replies · 189+ views
    Sunday Independent (Ireland) ^ | October 20, 2002 | John Smith
    AS this paper's newly appointed World Affairs Editor (to be confirmed), I was damned impressed by Saddam Hussein's vote in the Iraqi general election/referendum. A result of 100 per cent of the popular vote is not to be sneezed at, particularly given that the entire liberal media establishment was opposed to him. Fortunately for Saddam, prisoners don't have a vote. Regrettably, there has been some adverse comment about the 100 per cent vote coming on the back of a 100 per cent turnout. Sceptics have raised eyebrows about the fact that nobody seemed to miss voting for reasons of work,...
  • Caption This: Gov Davis photo op

    10/20/2002 10:44:12 AM PDT · by weegee · 28 replies · 192+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Sun Oct 20,12:01 AM ET | AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
    Democratic Gov. Gray Davis (news - web sites), left, gives five to Daniel Barnett, 5, as he leaves the United Association Local Union 250 in Gardena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002. Destiny Lively, 11, and her father, local union member Verne Strong, rear right, look on. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
  • Donors to Davis get coastal permits~State agency smiles on governor's contributors

    10/20/2002 5:50:13 AM PDT · by randita · 8 replies · 338+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 10/20/02 | Lance Williams
    <p>David Geffen, a billionaire music mogul and world-class fund-raiser for Gov. Gray Davis, wanted a seawall on the beach in front of his Malibu estate.</p> <p>Children's television tycoon Haim Saban, a $642,000 Davis donor, hoped to build a palatial Malibu beachfront compound.</p>
  • Forrester, Lautenberg stage impromptu debate at street fair (Nice move!)

    10/19/2002 10:30:18 PM PDT · by jmstein7 · 75 replies · 300+ views
    Associated Press ^ | WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press Writer
    <p>Dragging two wooden podiums into an intersection at a street fair Saturday, Republican Senate candidate Douglas Forrester challenged Democratic rival Frank Lautenberg to make good on his "any place, any time" debate pledge.</p> <p>The three-term former senator complied in a 10- to 15-minute exchange during which Forrester criticized his opponent's voting record and Lautenberg focused on issues such as abortion rights and gun control.</p>
  • Lautenberg Afraid To Debate (Forrester takes to the streets in answer to Frank's "Anytime-Anywhere")

    10/19/2002 2:59:28 PM PDT · by weegee · 32 replies · 410+ views
    Foorester2002 website ^ | October 19, 2002 | no author cited Contact: Tom Rubino
    (METUCHEN, OCTOBER 19) – Today, U.S. Senate candidate Doug Forrester challenged Frank Lautenberg to debate him at the Metuchen Street Fair. Doug brought two podiums to the street fair and confronted Mr. Lautenberg to live up to his promise to debate “any place, any time.” Two weeks ago, at the Old Bridge Fair, Frank Lautenberg agreed to debate Doug “any place, any time.” Since then, Mr. Lautenberg has ducked every opportunity to debate Doug. The Press of Atlantic City called Mr. Lautenberg’s promise “pure bluster.” The Bergen Record said “Frank Lautenberg has a lot of nerve” for refusing to debate....
  • Caption This: Kennedy-Clinton election photo

    10/16/2002 8:37:57 PM PDT · by weegee · 67 replies · 1,685+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Wed Oct 16, 7:57 PM ET | AP Photo/Nick Wass
    Lt. Gov. of Maryland and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, left, waves to the crowd with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (news - web sites), D-N.Y, right, at a fund-raiser, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
  • Caption This: Iraqi woman celebrates Saddam 100% Referendum victory

    10/16/2002 8:34:33 PM PDT · by weegee · 44 replies · 254+ views
    reuters via Yahoo ^ | Wed Oct 16,10:34 PM ET | Suhaib Salem/Reuters
    An Iraqi woman celebrates the referendum results in Baghdad October 16, 2002. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein won 100 percent of votes in the referendum for a new term in office, official results showed. (Suhaib Salem/Reuters)
  • Weekly Update -- Oklahoma Republican Party

    10/11/2002 7:13:17 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 16 replies · 626+ views
    Oklahoma Republican Party ^ | 11 October 2002 | Chairman Chad Alexander
    Weekly Update Oklahoma Republican Party October 11, 2002 ------------------------------------------------- In this Issue: GOP Chairman Calls on Butler to Cancel Plans to Break Ethics Rules Alexander Calls Goose on Walters' Childish Duck Count, Democrat Henry Real Dodger Lottery, taxes, education top gubernatorial discussion ------------------------------------------------- GOP Chairman Calls on Butler to Cancel Plans to Break Ethics Rules Oklahoma City-Today, Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman Chad Alexander said he would not silently watch Keith Butler, candidate for Corporation Commissioner, break State Ethics Commission Rules. In the Edmond Sun on September 25, 2002, Butler said, "he has more than $100,000 he can transfer from his...
  • Montana Republican Sen. Candidate dropping out of Race!

    10/10/2002 8:55:42 AM PDT · by Molly Pitcher · 33 replies · 249+ views
    Fox News | 10/10/02 | Carl Cameron
    Reported just a few minutes ago on Fox News....the Republican Senatorial candidate will withdraw from race.He is down double digits from Baucus the incumbent, and at a press conference this afternoon, will urge a write-in candidacy...Didn't say who that would be.
  • Cayetano defends effort to replace Mink

    10/09/2002 6:52:42 PM PDT · by randita · 1 replies · 227+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | 10/9/02 | By Lynda Arakawa
    <p>Gov. Ben Cayetano yesterday defended his move to ask the state Supreme Court to allow Democrats to replace the late U.S. Rep. Patsy Mink on the general election ballot.</p> <p>"Let me say at the very outset that when Mrs. Mink passed away, there was a hue and cry from Republicans about the cost of the special elections, as if we had a choice," Cayetano said. "And since then, having heard from the public who have expressed concerns about the cost of the special elections, we have been finding and looking for different ways to obviate those costs and yet fulfill the requirements of the law."</p>
  • Democrat will spend $3 million for run, Lautenberg assured Daschle of funding

    10/09/2002 6:41:05 PM PDT · by randita · 5 replies · 196+ views
    NJ Star-Ledger ^ | 10/9/02 | BY JOE DONOHUE AND JOSH MARGOLIN
    <p>U.S. Senate candidate Frank Lautenberg told top Democrats last week that he would write a personal check for $3 million to help finance his last-minute campaign against Republican Douglas Forrester, two sources close to the former senator said yesterday.</p> <p>The commitment was made to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Gov. James E. McGreevey during discussions at the governor's mansion Oct. 1, just before the dramatic announcement that Lautenberg had been chosen to replace Sen. Robert Torricelli on the Nov. 5 ballot. One reason Lautenberg held appeal to many Democratic party leaders is that he could afford to underwrite at least part of his month-long campaign.</p>
  • Simon's attack on Davis backfires 'Evidence' photo isn't clear proof of illegal donation

    10/09/2002 6:21:14 AM PDT · by randita · 33 replies · 253+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 10/9/02 | Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer
    <p>GOP candidate for governor Bill Simon admitted Tuesday that "he may or may not" have evidence that Gov. Gray Davis accepted an illegal campaign contribution, backpedaling furiously just a day after leveling the explosive charge against the Democratic incumbent.</p> <p>In yet another curious twist to the election, Simon and the police advocacy group making the accusation produced a photo Tuesday that they said showed Davis receiving a campaign check in his state office, which would be illegal.</p>