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  • Supreme Court possibilities if Romney wins election

    10/01/2012 4:25:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    CNN ^ | October 1, 2012 | Bill Mears, Supreme Court Producer
    Here is an unofficial list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court if Mitt Romney is elected president in November. This list was compiled from a number of sources, including those serving as informal advisers to the Romney campaign. The Republican nominee has not specified publicly on favorites for the court. Many names mentioned are relatively young judges named to the federal bench by President George W. Bush. Paul Clement, former U.S. Solicitor General Born 1966. Considered by many as one of the best lawyers of his generation. The Wisconsin native went to Harvard Law School where he was a...
  • Report: GOP appeals DOMA case to the Supreme Court

    06/30/2012 12:18:50 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 51 replies
    politico44 ^ | 6/29/12 | DONOVAN SLACK
    The Washington Blade's Chris Johnson reports: House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) attorneys on Friday formally appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court an appeals court decision determining the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, according to a Democratic aide. Drew Hammill, spokesperson for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), told the Washington Blade on Friday afternoon that House Republicans had notified Democratic leadership counsel filed an appeal to the Supreme Court.
  • The Paul Clement Court

    05/19/2012 2:46:40 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 11 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | March 18, 2012 | Jason Zengerle
    Clement’s career is cresting just as the momentous legal crusades of a radicalized Republican Party are reaching the appellate level. His ability to strip the politics out of a contentious argument, the goodwill he engenders from Democrats, and his chumminess with the justices�these are all qualities that would appear to be anachronistic in contemporary, hyperpartisan Washington. But the case of Paul Clement suggests that, at least in one corner of the capital, they are very much in demand. Clement disputes this political interpretation. �Look, I get it, I hang out in this town, I understand how people are looking at...
  • How Paul Clement Won the Supreme Courts Oral Arguments on Obamacare

    03/27/2012 4:36:28 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 172 replies
    New York ^ | March 27, 2012 | Jason Zengerle
    Paul Clement has been receiving rave reviews for his performance during the second day of oral arguments over health-care reform before the Supreme Court. ([T]he best argument Ive ever heard, SCOTUSblog Tom Goldstein raved on Twitter). But Clements finest moment may have come when he was completely silent. A little more than two minutes into Solicitor General Donald Verillis turn at the bar, Justice Anthony Kennedy interrupted him: Can you create commerce in order to regulate it? Kennedys query was an almost verbatim recital of Clements own talking point, part of the fundamental argument he has made against the individual...
  • Ken Starr Argues "Candy Cane" Case Before Fifth Circuit (free speech rights of schoolchildren)

    05/23/2011 3:41:11 PM PDT · by NYer · 39 replies
    Baylor ^ | May 23, 2011
    NEW ORLEANS - Baylor University President Ken Starr was among two former U.S. Solicitors General who assisted the Liberty Institute today in presenting oral arguments in one of the nation's most important cases involving free speech. Known nationwide as the "candy cane" case, the outcome of Morgan v. Plano Independent School District will likely determine whether elementary schoolchildren have First Amendment rights under the U.S. Constitution. The case was heard by all 17 judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, a rare occurrence reserved for cases of national impact. According to the Liberty Institute, the case...
  • Christians vs. Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic Equality(Book Review)

    04/07/2005 1:51:27 AM PDT · by Stoat · 3 replies · 1,053+ views
    First Things ^ | March 2005 | Robert W. Shaffern
    Let My People Go Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic EqualityBy S. S. HasanOxford University Press. 320 pp. $49.95.Reviewed by Robert W. ShaffernSana Hasan, an Egyptian scholar best known for her Enemy in the Promised Land, has written another important book in Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypta book in which she honestly confronts the sorry condition of Christians in Egypt, where the problems faced by the Christian minority are for many . . . a taboo subject. Hasan courageously describes the discrimination and harm often visited upon one of Christianitys oldest communionsthe Coptic...
  • Ottawa Bank Firebombing Was Just Beginning, Police Fear

    06/19/2010 2:05:26 AM PDT · by Cindy · 20 replies · 547+ views (THE OTTAWA CITIZEN) ^ | June 19, 2010 | by Gary Dimmock, CanWest News Service
    SNIPPET: "OTTAWA The May 18 firebombing of an Ottawa bank was feared to be just the start of a "domestic terrorism" campaign launched by three anarchists bent on acts of destruction at the G20 summit in Toronto, with one of the accused firebombers stockpiling boxes of ammunition and gunpowder, the Ottawa Citizen has learned." SNIPPET: "Ottawa Police Chief Vern White had publicly branded those who attacked the bank branch as terrorists days after the firebombing, which was filmed and posted online in a "catch-me-if-you-can" video by a group called FFFC-Ottawa. The acronym stands for Fight for Freedom Coalition, according...
  • U.S. Supreme Court Grants NRA Motion For Divided Argument In McDonald v. City of Chicago

    02/18/2010 9:09:09 AM PST · by neverdem · 4 replies · 707+ views
    NRA - ILA ^ | January 29, 2010 | NA
    11250 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, Virginia 22030 800-392-8683 U.S. Supreme Court Grants NRA Motion For Divided Argument In McDonald v. City of Chicago Friday, January 29, 2010 On Monday, January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court granted NRAs motion to allow it to participate in the upcoming oral argument in McDonald v. City of Chicago.We are pleased with the Courts decision to grant our motion, said NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox. NRAs solitary goal in McDonald is to ensure that our fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms applies toevery law-abiding American in everystate. We are...
  • Early Christians and Abortion

    06/15/2009 2:07:35 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 45 replies · 1,559+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/15/09 | By David W. T. Brattston, Copyright David W. T. Brattston
    June 15, 2009 ( - This article presents the Christian attitude toward abortion before the first ecumenical council, that is, until A.D. 325.Because the New Testament does not comment on the morality of abortion, this article considers the writings of the first generations of Christians after the apostles, for they indicate that opposition to abortion (1) was shared at a time when the writers or Christians not many generations earlier personally knew the apostles or their first disciples and thus benefited from their unwritten teachings and interpretations of Scripture, (2) comes from a date so early that...
  • CIA, W. Germany kept Eichmann's location a secret

    06/06/2006 7:29:50 PM PDT · by Sabramerican · 11 replies · 916+ views
    Haaretz ^ | Shmuel Rosner
    CIA, W. Germany kept Eichmann's location a secret The United States was aware that West Germany held information on the whereabouts of Adolf Eichmann in the 1950s, but chose to keep the matter secret, fearing that the arrest of the Nazi fugitive might lead to embarrassing revelatio ns about links between senior German officials and other Nazis. This information, as well as the pressure that West Germany applied on the Central Intelligence Agency in order to prevent the leak of this sensitive information, is detailed in hundreds of newly declassified documents released by the U.S. government yesterday. The government released...
  • Garza or Alito next: The Supreme Court do-over

    10/30/2005 1:17:40 PM PST · by Giant Conservative · 49 replies · 2,901+ views
    Renew America ^ | October 30, 2005 | Chris Knight
    The White House decided to employ a politically-palatable, pundit-prescribed exit strategy with the withdrawal of Harriet Miers. Because of that, Miss Miers is no longer a nominee to the United States Supreme Court, and much of America may believe the Bush Administration's contention that she withdrew over a request for documents. In actuality, she withdrew because her 1993 pro-abortion speech came to light, and that was the straw that broke the camel's back for the great Dr. James Dobson, Senator Sam Brownback, Senator John Thune, and any members of the conservative base who had reserved judgment up to that point....
  • Supreme Runner-up

    07/24/2005 2:16:40 AM PDT · by beyond the sea · 25 replies · 799+ views ^ | 7/23/05 | Robert Novak
    WASHINGTON -- Mentioning the little-known Judge Edith Brown Clement as front-runner for the Supreme Court vacancy was not a ploy to obscure the eventual selection of Judge John Roberts. She was the real runner-up, after evoking mixed reviews from conservatives. President Bush was very much impressed with Clement during his interview with her, and sources say he gave her a White House tour. However, anti-abortion activists were not happy, contending that she has no record on their issue. Clement's supporters say she is very well thought of by conservative Justice Antonin Scalia and that she would follow his lead on...
  • Liberals, upset with Roberts nomination demand to know source of Clement rumors

    07/20/2005 10:11:10 AM PDT · by Phantom Lord · 37 replies · 998+ views
    The DUmpster | 07/20/2005 | LisaM
    We deserve to know the source of the rumors re: Clement I called the White House, both my Senators (Cantwell and Murray), Senator Reid's office, and Senator Leahy's office. I told them that as a citizen in a country with an open government, I have the right to know who floated those rumors. I would encourage you all to do the same. We know that this is a typical bait and switch.Original Thread
  • 'Times-Picayune' Braces for Potential Hometown Pick to Supreme Court

    07/19/2005 3:29:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies · 372+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | July 19, 2005 | Joe Strupp
    NEW YORK As reporters at the Times-Picayune in New Orleans scramble to write up everything they can about rumored U.S. Supreme Court nominee Edith Brown Clement, editors contend that the hometown judge may be a solid pick for George Bush due to her conservative credentials but little history of controversial rulings. "She is considered to be a conservative who is a reliable conservative, but has not had high-profile rulings on hot-button issues," says City Editor Jed Horn. "That may not please the far right, but Bush may need someone who can be accepted, a win....She is known for not being...
  • Sec. Specter's Staff Just Sent This Note Around The Senate

    07/19/2005 11:50:17 AM PDT · by Checkers · 29 replies · 1,389+ views
    The Supreme Court Nomination Blog ^ | Tuesday, July 19, 2005, 02:31 PM | Tom Goldstein
    "The October 4, 2001 confirmation hearing for Edith Clement is available full text online. See S.Hrg. 107-584, Pt. 1 on GPO Access This includes submissions to the record, any follow-up questions, and her questionnaire."
  • LIVE THREAD: SCOTUS Nominee Watch (UPDATE: announcement at 9pm tonight)

    07/19/2005 9:23:04 AM PDT · by Howlin · 2,663 replies · 66,790+ views
    Free Republic ^ | July 19, 2005
  • Unofficial Thread on FR's Latest Poll: Who should replace Rehnquist if he retires?

    07/06/2005 8:00:47 AM PDT · by inquest · 17 replies · 541+ views
    vanity | 7-6-05 | self
    So, a new poll is up already. Since I was among those who voted for Brown in the last one, I'll have to make a new choice. Unfortunately, I know very little about the other candidates on the list. When I have time, I'll Google around for any scraps of information, but in the meantime all honest and constructive comments are welcome. My Number One criterion in the new pick is that he should have to give due respect to the 4th amendment and other limitations on the arbitrary power of government. This is especially important in today's WOT environment....
  • Quick One: Cornyn, Garza, Clement lead

    07/03/2005 7:36:23 AM PDT · by bmweezer · 56 replies · 1,283+ views
    the GOPNation ^ | July 3, 2005 | the GOPNation
    From VA Beach, interrupting our 4th of July holiday weekend - as many are - to update Supreme Court wanna-be's list... Buzz in Capital is that O'Connor's replacement is right now a horse race between Cornyn, Garza and Clement. Out: Gonzales. It appears that Cornyn is the wildcard, with Garza the 'it' candidate for the time being. Falling: Roberts, Luttig. Situation is fluid, with the president not expected to pick a successor until after G8. Of note: White is thrilled to finally appoint a justice, but those in the know thought that it would be Chief Justice, and are surprised...
  • Former Ehrlich Aide Speaks To O'Malley Official (NCPAC/MD4Bush)

    03/29/2005 4:36:21 PM PST · by conservative in nyc · 12 replies · 585+ views ^ | 03/29/05 | WBAL-11 Baltimore
    The WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team has learned that an Ehrlich aide met with an O'Malley cabinet member concerning rumors being spread about Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley. --Snip-- I-Team reporter David Collins said Michelle Lane, another aide to the governor, met with Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Peter Beilenson in March 2003. Beilenson said most of the conversation dealt with her concerns over the state's foster care system. "She implied that (Steffen) was sort of, I guess the best term to be used would be, like a mole" in the Ehrlich administration, Beilenson said. "I'm not sure why she brought him...
  • Bush Nominates Paul Clement to Be Solicitor General

    03/11/2005 3:19:15 PM PST · by TheOtherOne · 3 replies · 456+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-03-11-05 1743EST
    Bush Nominates Paul Clement to Be Solicitor GeneralBy Mark Sherman Associated Press Writer Published: Mar 11, 2005 WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush on Friday chose Paul D. Clement as solicitor general, the job Clement has held for the past eight months on an acting basis. The solicitor general supervises government appellate work and is the administration's top Supreme Court lawyer, personally arguing many of the cases. The 38-year-old Clement would have to be confirmed by the Senate. Clement has been in the solicitor general's office since 2001. He served as deputy to Solicitor General Theodore Olson, whom Bush tapped for...
  • Harper, Clement emphasize experience as Conservative rivals square off

    02/22/2004 1:18:49 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 3 replies · 164+ views
    The Vancouver Sun ^ | 22 February 2004 | The Canadian Press
    OTTAWA (CP) - Stephen Harper and Tony Clement played the political experience card Sunday, saying this is no time for Conservatives to take a chance on a neophyte leader if they want to turf out Paul Martin's Liberals and take power. Their words were obviously aimed at autoi parts heiress Belinda Stronach, as the three contenders for the Conservative crown squared off in debate before a crowd of party faithful. "It's not just about who will make the best leader of the opposition," said Harper. "It is about who is ready to become the prime minister of this country.," Clement...
  • Not In Our Name and the World Wide Terrorism Web: The "Peace" Movement's Trojan Horse.

    03/19/2003 12:14:02 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 16 replies · 1,497+ views ^ | Wednesday, March 19, 2003 | By Michael Tremoglie
    Not In Our Name and the World Wide Terrorism WebBy Michael | March 19, 2003 In the run-up to this war, Not In Our Name became one of the major peace organizers and coalitions in the United States. Not In Our Name has spared no cost purchasing ads in newspapers around the world to publish its anti-American Statement of Conscience. Its signatories include scores of Hate America bigwigs, like Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Gloria Steinem and Barbara Kingsolver. Hollywood icons (and many more has-beens) like Danny Glover, Jessica Lange, Tyne Daly, Martin Sheen and Ed Harris have...
  • Tenn Election News Roundup: Stakes high on lottery, top offices (gov race dead heat)

    11/05/2002 5:03:54 AM PST · by GailA · 6 replies · 375+ views
    The Commercial Appeal ^ | 11/5/02 | Paula Wade
    Stakes high on lottery, top offices By Paula Wade November 5, 2002 Tennesseans will brave steady rain today to make history - electing a new governor, a U.S. senator, filling three open congressional seats, recasting much of the state legislature and deciding on a long-debated state lottery. The contest between Democrat Phil Bredesen and Republican Van Hilleary is the closest governor's race since 1986 but the stakes are much higher than simply deciding who gets to live in the Governor's Mansion. After three brutal years of fiscal crisis in state government and a vicious campaign season, Tennesseans will choose...
  • Clement makes pitch to black voters in Memphis (Remember Florida)

    10/30/2002 4:53:09 AM PST · by GailA · 3 replies · 246+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 10/30/02 | Brad Schrade
    <p>MEMPHIS U.S. Senate candidate Bob Clement courted the African-American community here yesterday with issues such as public education, economic development and affirmative action as he tries to energize voters for Tuesday's election.</p> <p>The eight-term U.S. representative from Nashville is banking on the black Democratic political machine here to help beat his Republican opponent, Lamar Alexander. Roughly 20% of the vote cast in the 2000 election was from Shelby County.</p>
  • TN US SENATE: Clement (D) supports tax cut; Alexander (R) touts jobs (energy tax cut/rebate)

    10/29/2002 5:06:58 AM PST · by GailA · 1 replies · 364+ views
    The Commercial Appeal ^ | 10/29/02 | Richard Locker
    Clement supports tax cut; Alexander touts jobs By Richard Locker October 29, 2002 NASHVILLE - Democrat Bob Clement announced his support Monday for a one-time $500 energy tax cut or rebate while Republican Lamar Alexander unveiled a new TV ad touting his experience as governor in attracting jobs to Tennessee. The Alexander ad begins airing statewide today. It says that as governor from 1979 to 1987, Alexander "helped bring in the auto industry and thousands of good-paying jobs" to the state. It says that as senator, he will "work twice as hard to protect Tennessee jobs and create an...
  • TN US Senate: Senate race duo exchange salvos of innuendo (Thompson's seat--Lamar/clement)

    10/07/2002 5:46:02 AM PDT · by GailA · 2 replies · 274+ views
    The Commercial Appeal ^ | 10/07/02 | Richard Locker
    Senate race duo exchange salvos of innuendo By Richard Locker, October 7, 2002 JACKSON, Tenn. - Senate candidates Lamar Alexander and Bob Clement resumed their war of words over each other's service on corporate boards as the sparks flew in their second debate Sunday night. At one point in their 90-minute televised encounter at Lambuth University, Clement approached Alexander with a dollar bill and asked him to "turn it into $620,000 for Tennessee schoolchildren" - an allusion to Alexander's $620,000 return on a $1 investment in The Knoxville Journal newspaper in the early 1980s while governor of Tennessee. Alexander...
  • TN US Senate race: Clement (D) speaks out on his Butcher bank role (bob admits lie)

    10/05/2002 6:27:21 AM PDT · by GailA · 7 replies · 370+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 10/5/02 | Shelia Wissner
    <p>Congressman Bob Clement yesterday ''conceded'' that he was on an ''advisory'' committee of one of the failed Butcher banks in the early 1970s, but he continued to maintain that he was not on its board of directors.</p> <p>Saying he wanted to move along to the real issues, Clement held a conference call with reporters to describe his service with C & C Bank of Knox County and to again challenge senatorial opponent Lamar Alexander to step down from the board of directors of Education Networks of America.</p>
  • TN US Senate: Transportation, education top Clement's agenda (SPEND MORE MONEY)

    10/04/2002 6:55:21 AM PDT · by GailA · 1 replies · 259+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 10/4/02 | Brad Schrade
    <p>Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bob Clement outlined his economic plan yesterday, including education, transportation and job training as priorities, but his news release gave few details for the short-term recovery of an economy he has said is unraveling.</p> <p>Clement's plan calls for more spending on education, more funding for college scholarships and cracking down on professionals who haven't paid student loans. It also called for more character and civics education in college.</p>
  • TN US SENATE: Clement, Alexander trade accusations about roles in Butcher bank failures

    10/02/2002 6:08:26 AM PDT · by GailA · 2 replies · 532+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 10/02/02 | Sheila Wissner
    <p>A notorious bank fraud case provided more ammunition yesterday for shots fired between Lamar Alexander and Bob Clement in the U.S. Senate race.</p> <p>In the latest round, the Clement campaign accused Alexander of taking $50,000 in campaign contributions raised by the late C.H. Butcher Jr. and later lobbying federal regulators to preserve the banking empire Butcher and his brother, Jake, had built. The Butchers went to prison for bank fraud after federal and state regulators padlocked their failing banks in 1983.</p>
  • TN US Senate: Senate rivals clash over business past, Lamar ties Clement to failed banks

    10/01/2002 6:11:49 AM PDT · by GailA · 5 replies · 283+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 10/1/02 | Brad Schrade & Anne Paine
    <p>CHATTANOOGA Tennessee's U.S. Senate candidates Lamar Alexander and Bob Clement came out swinging last night in their first debate, with Alexander claiming that his opponent is a Hillary Rodham Clinton-Ted Kennedy liberal and Clement accusing the former governor of getting rich off ''sweetheart'' corporate insider deals.</p>
  • Tennessee US Reps Clement, Ford (D) meet with Bush about his Iraq plans

    09/28/2002 5:23:06 AM PDT · by GailA · 11 replies · 203+ views
    The Knox News Sentinel ^ | 9/28/02 | James W Brosnan
    Clement, Ford meet with Bush about his Iraq plans By James W. Brosnan, The Commercial Appeal September 28, 2002 WASHINGTON - Reps. Harold Ford Jr. and Bob Clement of Tennessee met with President Bush at the White House on Thursday about potential war plans with Iraq and left with reservations, they said. Ford, a Memphis Democrat, said later he was concerned that Bush is politicizing the war to help Republicans in the November election because many of Bush's and Vice President Dick Cheney's public statements about Iraq are at fund-raisers for Republican candidates. "It's not wise politics," said Ford. Ford...
  • TN US SENATE: (US Rep Bob) Clement (D) tells Bush economy needs attention, too (Thompson's seat)

    09/27/2002 4:56:03 AM PDT · by GailA · 1 replies · 219+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 9/27/02 | Larry Bivins
    <p>WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Bob Clement, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, said he advised President Bush during a White House briefing yesterday to concentrate as much on stabilizing the nation's economy as he has on pushing for action on Iraq.</p>
  • Poll says Alexander's Senate lead widened [to 19 points]

    09/24/2002 8:21:16 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 12 replies · 277+ views ^ | 9/24/02 | Anne Paine
    <p>An 11-point lead Lamar Alexander had over Bob Clement in early July in the race for the U.S. Senate has widened even more, according to a new Tennessean poll.</p> <p>Alexander, the Republican candidate, now has a 19-point margin with only 8% undecided.</p>
  • U.S. Senate candidate profiles: Bob Clement, the public years

    09/23/2002 5:36:39 AM PDT · by GailA · 1 replies · 236+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 9/23/02 | Jay Hamburg
    <p>Candidate profile schedule: yesterday and today Bob Clement; last Sunday and Monday Lamar Alexander. Governor's candidates to follow.</p> <p>Bob Clement sat at the bottom of his still-young political career in 1982.</p> <p>Not yet 40, this son of a three-time governor had launched his own political life with stunning success, becoming in 1972 the youngest Tennessean ever elected to statewide office. Then he had assumed a federal post of uncommon prominence in Tennessee as a director of the Tennessee Valley Authority.</p>
  • Alexander grabs 18-point advantage over Clement [TN Senate]

    09/16/2002 7:16:36 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 10 replies · 720+ views ^ | 9/16/02 | Tom Humphrey
    Alexander grabs 18-point advantage over Clement By Tom Humphrey The Knoxville News-Sentinel September 16, 2002 Republican Lamar Alexander has a commanding lead in the U.S. Senate race over Democrat Bob Clement, according to a new Tennessee Poll. "Alexander has all but got this thing wrapped up - unless something really strange happens," said Dr. Michael Gant, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, political science professor and director of the UT Social Science Research Institute. Forty-five percent of the 605 registered voters who took part in the statewide telephone survey said they intended to vote for Alexander, a former governor, in November....
  • Clement Camp Says Alexander Lead Is 7 Points [TN Senate]

    09/15/2002 11:56:18 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 6 replies · 796+ views ^ | 9/12/02 | N/A
    Clement Camp Says Alexander Lead Is 7 Points posted September 12, 2002 Democratic pundit Tommy Burnett today cited recent a new poll placing Bob Clement "only 7 points behind Lamar Alexander despite the fact that Alexander has spent millions on television advertising and Clement has yet to spend one dime," the Clement campaign said. A tracking poll taken this week puts Alexander under 50% at 49, with Clement landing on 42%, it was stated. Burnett made these remarks this morning on Teddy Bart's Roundtable: "The polls that were run, particularly a tracking poll that was run September the 9th, statewide,...
  • TN US SENATE: Finances become issue in race for U.S. Senate (LAMAR/CLEMENT)

    09/01/2002 11:44:03 AM PDT · by GailA · 2 replies · 355+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 9/1/02 | Brad Schrade
    <p>The issue of personal finances has come to the fore in the U.S. Senate race, with candidate Bob Clement accusing Lamar Alexander of being too close to the corporate world and Alexander's campaign charging that Clement became a millionaire since going to Congress 14 years ago.</p>
  • Gore, Clement to speak at Tennessee fund-raiser

    08/27/2002 9:30:41 AM PDT · by GailA · 3 replies · 230+ views
    The Knox News Sentinel ^ | 8/26/02 | staff
    Gore, Clement to speak at Tennessee fund-raiser August 26, 2002 CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.- Former Vice President Al Gore and U.S. Rep. Bob Clement, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, will headline the Middle Tennessee Labor Day Celebration. The annual Democratic rally and fund-raiser will be Sept. 7, the Saturday after Labor Day, at the Charles Hand Farm. Tickets cost $15. About 2,000 people from across the state are expected to attend, organizers say. The celebration also will host a straw poll on a proposed state lottery, which voters will decide in the Nov. 5 general election. After refreshments and live music...
  • TN ELECTIONS US Senate: Clement (d) depate proposal omits Tri-Cities (Kingsport area)

    08/20/2002 6:55:53 AM PDT · by GailA · 1 replies · 311+ views
    The Kingsport Times ^ | 8/20/02 | Tim Whaley
    Clement debate proposal omits Tri-Cities By TIM WHALEY KINGSPORT - In a Tennessee election cycle that has seen far more debate about debates than actual head-to-head policy talk by candidates, U.S. Rep. Bob Clement, D-5th District, and former Gov. Lamar Alexander have yet to agree to any events. Alexander released a schedule Saturday of "accepted" debates that includes Kingsport, while Clement's Monday release neglected the Northeast Tennessee region's invitation from the Times-News. Clement Communications Director Bill Fletcher said in effect, the debate schedules of both campaigns were issued "in a vacuum." "As you know, we both issued press releases accepting...
  • Recent Senate Polls [CO, MO, TN]

    08/05/2002 9:51:46 AM PDT · by Coop · 15 replies · 1,672+ views
    Roll Call - At the Races ^ | 8/5/02 | Ben Pershing, C.C.
    CO: Allard - 43%, Strickland - 40%Jul 27-30, Garin-Hart-Yang for Strickland campAllard - 47%, Strickland - 36%Early July, Ciruli & Associates, independent pollMO:Carnahan - 52%, Talent - 41%Jul 23-25, Garin-Hart-Yang, for Carnahan campTN:Alexander - 51%, Clement - 38%Jul 30th timeframe, Voter/Consumer Research for NRSC Also a new poll for Bob Smith's camp shows him leading Sununu 43%-42%, though it has a 6% MOE.
  • House GOPers Rally Around Bryant [TN Senate Primary]

    07/30/2002 12:18:34 PM PDT · by Coop · 2 replies · 238+ views
    The Hill ^ | 7/30/02 | Allison Stevens
    Senior House Republicans are rallying around their conservative colleague, Rep. Ed Bryant (R-Tenn.), in his campaign against his more moderate primary opponent, former Gov. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.). The two will square off on Aug. 1 for the right to take on the presumptive Democratic nominee, Rep. Bob Clement (Tenn.), in what will no doubt be a hotly contested race to succeed retiring Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.). Nine House Republicans, including House Majority Whip Tom DeLay (Texas), House Conference Chair J.C. Watts (Okla.), Chief Deputy Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Financial Services Chair Michael Oxley (Ohio), and two senators have contributed...
  • Rep. Bob Clement (D) announces for U.S. Senate from Tennessee (GO ED BRYANT!!)

    03/18/2002 10:30:30 AM PST · by Decentralize · 38 replies · 378+ views
    U.S. Rep. Bob Clement Announcement for United States Senate March 18, 2002 Thank you Harold, my colleague and good friend. Tipper, thank you for your support, thank you for your endorsement, and thank you for your service to our country. Mayor Purcell, an outstanding mayor who represents us well. I also want to thank the dean of our congressional delegation, Congressman Bart Gordon and our colleague John Tanner for their support. It is wonderful to be joined by family, friends, and loyal supporters from all across the state. I especially want to thank you, Mary, Elizabeth, Rachel, Greg, Jeff, Melissa,...

    03/18/2002 5:16:51 AM PST · by GailA · 35 replies · 548+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 3/17/02 | Tim Chavez
    <p>The war on terrorism has been brilliantly handled.</p> <p>Last year's tax cuts have made for this year's economic recovery.</p> <p>The education reform legislation passed into law has thrown terror into the teachers unions and the lifetime bureaucrats.</p> <p>So with this sterling record just a year in office, why would the Bush White House want to mess with Tennessee's Senate race?</p>

    03/14/2002 4:39:41 AM PST · by GailA · 5 replies · 316+ views
    The Commercial Appeal ^ | 3/14/02 | James W. Brosnan
    Democrats veering to Clement for Senate Would be 'great choice,' says Rep. Ford; Rout backs GOP's Alexander By James W. Brosnan WASHINGTON - Jockeying for the Democratic Senate nomination took a dramatic shift Wednesday toward Rep. Bob Clement (D-Tenn.). . Rep. John Tanner (D-Tenn.) said he would not run and Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-Tenn.) said he will defer to Clement if Clement wants to make the race. "I think he'd make a great choice," said Ford. "As someone who believes in our party, I wouldn't challenge Bob in the primary." Clement was "gratified" by Ford's comments and a...