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  • Cruz, ending GOP bid, says 'we left it all on the field'

    05/04/2016 5:45:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 208 replies
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, abruptly suspending his Republican presidential campaign Tuesday night after another crushing primary defeat to Donald Trump, assured emotional supporters in Indiana that they helped grow an “extraordinary” movement – declaring his team “left it all on the field” in their final push. ADVERTISEMENT "It appears that path [to victory] has been foreclosed," Cruz told supporters in Indianapolis. "Together, we left it all on the field of Indiana. We gave it everything we've got, but the voters chose another path, and so with a heavy heart but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation,...
  • Backlash grows over Obama’s Iran concession

    04/20/2016 2:49:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 20, 2016 at 9:00 AM | Jennifer Rubin
    The Obama administration’s hint that it was considering allowing Iran to access directly or indirectly U.S. dollars drew furious, negative reaction from both sides of the aisle. On Monday, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) denounced the effort and called for the administration to reaffirm definitively its explicit promise that barriers to Iran’s accessing dollars would remain in place. “Our concern is that there are at least four workarounds to provide Iran with access to the dollar, including dollar-denominated transactions, dollar-clearing, dollar-based conversions, and dollar-related foreign currency transactions,” he said. “Here’s the bottom line: The administration should definitively rule out any potential...
  • ‘We Have Some Very Serious Challenges to Make’: Allen West Campaign Lawyer Says

    11/10/2012 8:19:21 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 43 replies
    the blaze ^ | 11-10-2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    A lawyer for Florida Republican Rep. Allen West’s re-election campaign said Saturday there is “absolutely no chance” of conceding the race despite Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy holding the lead by 2,429 votes. A complete but unofficial vote tally released Saturday put Murphy ahead with 166,799 votes to West’s 164,370 — giving him a 0.7 percent advantage, above the 0.5 percent threshold to trigger an automatic recount, the Palm Beach Post reported. But Jeffrey Scott Shapiro, a volunteer lawyer for the West campaign, told TheBlaze there are significant concerns, particularly in St. Lucie County. St. Lucie is the only one of...
  • Obama: I Have A Concession Speech Ready

    11/06/2012 4:49:49 PM PST · by library user · 29 replies
    CBS ^ | 11-6-12 | Staff
    **snip** Obama said late Tuesday in an interview with Denver television station KDVR that he had prepared both a victory speech and a concession speech for election night. “You always have two speeches prepared because you can’t take anything for granted,” Obama said. Romney on Tuesday told reporters he has only prepared a victory speech. **snip**
  • This is a concession speech.

    11/05/2012 9:24:01 PM PST · by HannibalHamlinJr · 94 replies
    CSpan / Obama Final Speech ^ | Nov 5, 2012 | Michelle O
    Video. All I can say is - this is a concession speech. Seriously - I'm not being political about this. The is a goodbye talk by Michele introducing her husband (10 minutes.) Listen to her verbs. Look at her face. All of the references to the future can be translated into "we lost the election, but our job is not over, it's now in your hands."
  • President Barack Obama's Concession Speech, Nov. 6, 2012

    11/03/2012 6:07:15 PM PDT · by garjog · 32 replies
    Imaginary White House ^ | November 6, 2012 | Barck Obama
    President Barack Obama's Concession Speech. White House. November, 6, 2012. My fellow Americans. Change is part of life. Four years ago I said that “we are the change we are waiting for.” Tonight the American people have decided that they want more change and we respect their choice. I can’t say that news of this change doesn’t hurt, but we can look with satisfaction on some of our promising proposals that were perhaps so bold that the nation wasn’t ready for them quite yet. I want to thank all of my supporters for the tireless efforts that they have devoted...
  • Report: Israel concession on Palestinian funds forced by German submarine deal

    12/04/2011 11:01:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Deutsche Presse-Agentur ^ | 12/4/11 | Staff
    Israel's decision to release frozen public funds to the Palestinians last week came after Germany insisted it did so as a condition for the completion of the sale of a submarine, a German newspaper reported Sunday. The Welt am Sonntag quoted sources as saying Germany had told Israel it could not go ahead with the purchase of the submarine unless it made political concessions. According to the report, aides of German chancellor Angela Merkel had confidentially informed leaders of opposition parties in parliament that Israel made a concession before Berlin approved the sale on Wednesday.
  • Israelis Think No Concession Will Ever Satisfy the West

    12/21/2010 9:35:49 AM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 12/21/10 | Evelyn Gordon
    A newly released WikiLeaks cable quotes Ron Dermer, a top adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, telling a U.S. diplomat of Israelis’ frustration with the peace process. Surprisingly, however, Dermer didn’t focus primarily on Palestinian behavior. Rather, he charged, “the Israeli public is skeptical regarding the benefits of returning to negotiations” because “all the GOI [government of Israel] has received in return for its efforts [to date] was a ‘slap-down from the international community.’”
  • Why Palin didn't get a concession speech [Schmidt silenced Palin, cites "tradition"]

    04/26/2009 11:37:51 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 19 replies · 1,719+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-04-26 | Ben Smith
    A handful of readers took note of this passage in my story on Steve Schmidt's and David Plouffe's appearance in Delaware last week: [Schmidt] explained his decision to deny Palin an election night speech as a nod to the fact that the concession is a “singular moment” in American public life. “It begins the process by which power is transferred peacefully,” he said. Asked blogger DougJ: "Is Schmidt implying that Palin would have given an incendiary speech that would have, in some small way, disrupted the peaceful transfer of power?" I hadn't really heard it that way, but it seemed...
  • McCain Concedes, Right Now On Fox News!

    11/04/2008 8:26:04 PM PST · by SatinDoll · 204 replies · 17,405+ views
    Fox News Channel | Nov. 4, 2008 | Satindoll
    Senator McCain concedes to Senator Obama! Not all the votes have been counted, either.
  • McCain conceding right now

    11/04/2008 8:21:32 PM PST · by KJC1 · 227 replies · 13,312+ views
    I was one of those who had faith. This is AWFUL.
  • A Very Scary Thought For Halloween.

    10/31/2008 5:03:08 PM PDT · by mapmaker77 · 32 replies · 1,067+ views
    I Made This Up. | 31OCT'08 | mapmaker77
    What would happen if on the 5th of Nov it was obvious that McCain had won the election by a fairly wide margin and Obama refused to concede? I am not sure but I am very afraid that in the current racial and political climate things could get out of hand very quickly and, potentially, very explosively.
  • Fox & Friends Said McCain Campaign to Be On Later With *BIG* News!

    10/09/2008 3:26:59 AM PDT · by molly_jack2007 · 570 replies · 47,470+ views
    10/9/08 | Jack
    Just turned on Fox & Friends. They said that the McCain people will be on this morning with Big news and they would immediately get a response from the Obama campaign. Meanwhile, while we wait they are FURIOUS about Acorn and are hyping the Acorn story big time.....
  • Clinton set to concede delegate race to Obama

    06/03/2008 8:15:34 AM PDT · by cdchik123 · 78 replies · 219+ views
    AP ^ | June 3, 2008 | Beth Fouhy
    By BETH FOUHY, Associated Press Writer 7 minutes ago WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton will concede Tuesday night that Barack Obama has the delegates to secure the Democratic nomination, campaign officials said, effectively ending her bid to be the nation's first female president. The former first lady will stop short of formally suspending or ending her race in her speech in New York City. She will pledge to continue to speak out on issues like health care. But for all intents and purposes, the two senior officials said, the campaign is over. Most campaign staff will be let go and...
  • Cintra/Zachry complete legal work on $1,360m financial close with TxDOT on SH130 5&6

    03/19/2008 6:20:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies · 949+ views
    TOLLROADSnews ^ | March 10, 2008 | TOLLROADSnews
    SH 130 Concession Company LLC finalized the legal details of a financial close with Texas DOT on a $1,360m toll concession to build SH130 segments 5&6 Thursday and Friday last week in bankers' offices in New York City - at Orrick, 666 Fifth Avenue. The actual money flows should occur on Thursday or Friday (Mar 13 or 14) this week, Jose Maria Lopez de Fuentes, president of Cintra North America, told us this morning. Hundreds of documents and over 20 lawyers were involved last week representing TxDOT, private equity people, banks, mostly European, the TIFIA loan group from FHWA, and...
  • White House Mulls Giving North Korea Some Wiggle Room on Nuke Declaration

    01/25/2008 7:49:29 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 19 replies · 93+ views
    Fox News ^ | 01/25/08 | James Rosen
    White House Mulls Giving North Korea Some Wiggle Room on Nuke Declaration Friday , January 25, 2008 By James Rosen WASHINGTON — With North Korea almost a month overdue on its obligation to provide a complete and correct declaration of all its nuclear programs and materiel, the Bush administration — under increasing pressure from American conservatives to take a harder line with Pyongyang, or abandon the talks altogether — is now considering accepting a declaration that would be less than complete, carving out the two most contentious issues for later resolution, sources told FOX News. The foreign diplomatic sources, representing...
  • Where Were You: Seventh Anniversary Of Gore's Concession

    12/12/2007 3:34:43 PM PST · by torchthemummy · 77 replies · 286+ views
    12/12/07 | Vanity
    OK folks. It was seven years ago tonight that Gore finally gave up his unethical bid to reverse a Presidential election. I thought it would be interesting to mosey down memory lane to recall not just the concession but the 36 days of rancor preceding. I'm hoping for the discussion to focus on the legal (and unethical) maneuvers by Gore and Co. during those 36 days as opposed to making judgements about Bush since the election. I'm confident that 99% of Freepers would still believe that Bush was better than any Gore Presidency.
  • CAIR concedes membership down

    08/21/2007 11:18:46 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 19 replies · 628+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 22 August 2007 | Audrey Hudson
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it's suffering a decline in membership and fundraising and blames the Justice Department for listing it as an unindicted co-conspirator in a Texas case against a charity accused of ties to terrorists. CAIR asked a U.S. District Court in Dallas to strike it from the list of more than 300 other Muslim groups named as unindicted co-conspirators in the government's case against the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development. The case is being tried in Dallas. "The public naming of CAIR as an unindicted co-conspirator has impeded its ability to collect donations...
  • Dems make concession to revive 9/11 bill (dropped union bargaining rights for airport screeners)

    07/09/2007 4:14:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 447+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/9/07 | Jesse J. Holland - ap
    WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats on Monday dropped their demand for union bargaining rights for airport screeners, hoping to revive anti-terrorism legislation that had stalled because of a presidential veto threat. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the announcement on the Senate floor as he called for House and Senate negotiators to begin reconciling bills implementing the July 2004 recommendations of the bipartisan 9/11 commission. The legislation has been one of the new Democratic majority's priorities, but it had stalled because of a presidential veto threat over allowing airport screeners to have collective bargaining rights. Because of the veto...
  • Leftists concede Mexico poll

    08/31/2006 4:47:28 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 25 replies · 828+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 1 September 2006
    MEXICO'S leftist opposition leader acknowledges a court will soon declare his conservative rival Felipe Calderon president-elect even though he believes the July 2 election was fraudulent, an aide said overnight. Mexico's top electoral tribunal this week rejected most of leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's claims of vote fraud, almost guaranteeing Mr Calderon the presidency. Manuel Camacho Solis, one of Mr Lopez Obrador's top advisors, said the leftist believed the court would seal his fate in the next few days by ruling the election was clean and formally announcing Mr Calderon as the winner. "Yes, that's the evaluation That's the...
  • U.S. "concession" on Islam said to turn Iraq talks

    08/20/2005 7:48:23 AM PDT · by takenoprisoner · 72 replies · 1,671+ views
    reuters via yahoo ^ | 8/20/2005 | By Luke Baker and Michael Georgy
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. concessions to Islamists on the role of religion in Iraqi law marked a turn in talks on a constitution, negotiators said on Saturday as they raced to meet a 48-hour deadline under intense U.S. pressure to clinch a deal. U.S. diplomats, who have insisted the constitution must enshrine ideals of equal rights and democracy, declined comment. Shi'ite, Sunni and Kurdish negotiators all said there was accord on a bigger role for Islamic law than Iraq had before. excerpt
  • White House offers sugar trade concession (to secure CAFTA passage)

    06/23/2005 8:53:31 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 278+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 6/23/05 | Libby Quaid - AP
    WASHINGTON - The White House sent Congress legislation late Thursday in an effort to secure passage of a controversial Central American trade agreement as Bush administration officials offered new concessions to the sugar industry to win support. Congressional committees approved a mock version of the legislation last week in a tentative show of support. However, lawmakers representing sugar states are wary of the agreement. The House and Senate must vote within 90 legislative days of receiving the measure. "The agreement will help to level the playing field because about 80 percent of Central America's imports already enjoy duty-free access to...
  • What Kerry should have said... (from a dim Email)

    11/10/2004 1:27:45 PM PST · by YummiBox · 12 replies · 540+ views
    Via Email | Unknown | Anonymous
    What Kerry should have said... "My fellow Americans, the people of this nation have spoken, and spoken with a clear voice. So I am here to offer my concession. I concede that I overestimated the intelligence of the American people. Though the people disagree with the President on almost every issue, you saw fit to vote for him. I never saw that coming. That's really special. And I mean "special" in the sense that we use it to describe those kids who ride the short school bus and find ways to injure themselves while eating pudding with rubber spoons. That...
  • One last jab.. BeeGees Farewell to J.F.K. 3.2Mb Flash file

    11/05/2004 4:16:10 PM PST · by Capn TrVth · 77 replies · 2,832+ views ^ | Fri, Nov. 5th | Cap'n TrVth
    One last flash file to send the Brahman back to Boston with...
  • Where is Michael Moore's Concession?

    11/05/2004 5:59:09 AM PST · by Jose Roberto · 63 replies · 1,091+ views
    11/05/04 | Jose Roberto
    For more than a year we have been treated to disgusting and slanderous lies about our President by Michael Moore. He made aa Docufantasy called "Fahrenheit 9/11" where he smeared the President and decried that there was "no terrorism". He hijacked the Democratic Party and sat next to the worst President in the history of the US , Jimmy Buffoon Carter, during the Democratic Convention. Furthermore, Michael Morre embarked in a "Slacker Tour" in over 60 cities in the US repeating his lies and innuendo trying to get the 18-25 vote out to defeat the President. But you know what?...
  • Underlying Reason for Kerry Concession

    11/04/2004 1:04:51 PM PST · by kathy4500 · 45 replies · 2,165+ views
    Lets take a quick look at Kerry's motivation for conceding: 1. He waited until the analysis showed he would lose. 2. If he was to wait 11 days for the full count, he knew he would lose anyway. He would be perceived as a sore loser. 3. This way he is the gracious loser so he can still be welcomed to drink wine on the sidewalk cafes of Paris and Antwerp and else where in the Continent. Plus real surf-boarders are sportsmen 4. If he had extended the process, he would have been regarded as a sore loser and much...
  • Full Text- John Kerry's Concession Speech

    11/04/2004 12:11:26 PM PST · by sidewalk · 9 replies · 446+ views
    November 3, 2004 | John Kerry
    Merci tellement. Merci, merci. Je t'aime. Je t'aime, merci. Merci, merci tellement. Merci tellement. Vous n'avez juste aucune idée comment chauffant et comment généreux qui la bienvenue est, votre amour est, votre affection. Et je suis gratifié par lui. Je suis désolé que nous ayons obtenu ici peu de de peu short un peu en retard et. J'ai parlé au Président Bush et j'ai offert lui et Laura nos félicitations sur leur victoire. Nous avons eu une bonne conversation, et nous avons parlé du danger de la division dans notre pays et du besoin - le besoin désespéré d'unité, pour...
  • Daschle Concession Speech on C-Span

    11/03/2004 8:34:33 PM PST · by kingattax · 27 replies · 1,805+ views
    C-Span | 11-4-2004
    At 11:55 PM EST the ENJOYABLE tape of the concession speech of Tom Daschle will be shown on C-Span. This is a great moment and GOD bless Senator-elect John Thune.
  • LIVE THREAD: Kerry Concession Speech

    11/03/2004 10:37:49 AM PST · by Howlin · 2,306 replies · 79,256+ views ^ | November 3, 2004
    Kerry AND Edwards to speak at 2 P.M. EST!!!
  • What does it take to get CNN to give Bush Ohio?

    11/03/2004 10:23:30 AM PST · by MindBender · 65 replies · 2,495+ views
    CNN ^ | November 3, 2004 | ZeOverMind
    What the heck will it take to make CNN give Ohio to Bush?
  • What's that I hear?

    11/03/2004 9:21:47 AM PST · by Pirate21 · 4 replies · 500+ views
    What's that I hear?
  • Kerry Conceited!

    11/03/2004 8:25:43 AM PST · by IMRight · 15 replies · 133+ views
    vanity | 11/4/04 | imstillright
    Just correcting a common spelling error in the "breaking news" forum.
  • Post your version of Kerry's Concession Speech here!

    11/03/2004 8:13:15 AM PST · by Teacher317 · 48 replies · 255+ views
    11-03-04 | me
    Will Kerry's concession speech cause a further divide?Will he have any surprises?Will he show some class?Will he let loose the rioters that Ms. Edwards warned of?
  • Dead Blogging the Election

    11/03/2004 8:07:45 AM PST · by ChewedGum · 4 replies · 176+ views
    King of Fools ^ | 11/03/2004 | King of Fools
    I held on until about 4 am last night, waiting for either Bush to speak or for them to dip one of the 3 remaining states in the red paint. The daily routine started all over again at 7, so today will be something like a horror movie: "The Zombie King - Writing Questionable Code to Manage Your Healthcare." At least I'm a happy zombie. I keep telling myself Kerry has to see the writing on the wall, but I'm not sure even a reprise of "Mene , Mene , Tekel , Parsin" would be enough to bring him to...
  • A Presidential Election "Popular Vote" Historical Perspective...

    11/03/2004 6:07:23 AM PST · by SterlingSilver · 1 replies · 167+ views ^ | 11/03/04 | SterlingSilver
    Presidential Elections...
  • What will Kerry say in concession speech?

    10/30/2004 6:10:12 PM PDT · by Safrguns · 58 replies · 1,485+ views
    Put on your psychic hats, and lets have some fun! What will John Kerry say during his upcoming concession speech? Who will he blame? Who will he thank? What predictions will he make for 2005? What other statements will he make that could be gracious or contemptuous?
  • Kerry Team Reassigned As Virginia All but Conceded

    10/03/2004 7:56:02 PM PDT · by ambrose · 73 replies · 2,067+ views
    Kerry Team Reassigned As Va. All but Conceded By Michael D. Shear Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, October 4, 2004; Page A04 RICHMOND, Oct. 3 -- Sen. John F. Kerry's top campaign officials in Virginia have been reassigned to work in other states, effectively conceding the commonwealth to President Bush even as the Democratic presidential candidate rides a wave of momentum nationally from his performance in last week's debate. Susan Swecker, the Kerry campaign's state director, and Jonathan Beeton, the press secretary, were scheduled to leave Virginia on Sunday night, Beeton said. An additional 18 campaign staff workers were sent...
  • CA: Concession to prison guards blasted

    07/14/2004 4:31:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 266+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 7/14/04 | Kate Folmar
    SACRAMENTO - In exchange for delayed raises worth $108 million to the cash-strapped state, prison guards received a virtual guarantee of no layoffs for two years and greater ability for supervisors to choose when and where they work. The non-salary changes to the contract of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association amount to only a few million dollars in the state's $103 billion budget. But at least one lawmaker contends that the revisions help guards -- already under scrutiny for wielding too much sway in the state's corrections system -- consolidate their power within prison walls. ``This was supposed to...
  • Alter: Dean Seemed 'Off His Meds'

    01/20/2004 7:06:39 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 73 replies · 292+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/20/04 | Limbacher
    Howard Dean's bizarre concession speech Monday night, where he roared about winning future primaries and ended with a final, screeching, "Yeeehaahhhh," left more than a few journalists wondering about the emotional stability of the former Democratic presidential front-runner. "[Dean's speech] was a little strange," Newsweek's Jonathan Alter said Tuesday. "He looked like he was off his medication or something." "He was just trying to be feisty for his supporters," Alter told radio host Don Imus. "But he just went way over the top. He was about as presidential as Howard Beale in 'Network,'" the liberal columnist observed. Alter said the...
  • What the Well-Undressed Woman Wears to Her Concession

    10/08/2003 11:13:12 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 23 replies · 631+ views
    New York Times ^ | 10/8/2003 | SARAH KERSHAW
    What the Well-Undressed Woman Wears to Her Concession By SARAH KERSHAW Published: October 8, 2003 OS ANGELES, Oct. 7 — What to wear, what to wear on election night? "Stripper shoes" with five-inch heels, or simple stilettos? A tiny denim miniskirt, or liquid latex? "I want to look slutty," said Mary Carey, the pornography actress and one of the 135 candidates for governor, who was having her makeup done in the bathroom of her North Hollywood condominium on Tuesday afternoon while her miniature mutt, Miss Fox-E, was licking the collection of boas hanging in the living room. "I never look...
  • Davis says he accepts voters' judgment

    10/07/2003 11:07:06 PM PDT · by kattracks · 13 replies · 144+ views
    AP | 10/08/03 | LISA LEFF
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the same hotel where he celebrated his first election five years earlier, Gov. Gray Davis stood before a crowd of supporters late Tuesday and admitted defeat in only the second successful recall of a sitting governor. "Tonight, the voters decided it's time for someone else to serve," Davis said, his words interrupted by supporters booing at his concession and chanting "We want Gray" in support. Davis smiled and waved them off. As the chanting subsided, he said of the state's voters, "I accept their judgment." "I have placed a call to Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger just...
  • McClintock concedes defeat in recall race

    10/07/2003 10:52:51 PM PDT · by kattracks · 24 replies · 199+ views
    AP | 10/08/03 | STEVE LAWRENCE
    SACRAMENTO (AP) — State Sen. Tom McClintock, who refused to drop out of the recall election despite figures showing that he lagged behind two other replacement candidates, conceded defeat Tuesday. But the conservative Republican lawmaker claimed a moral victory, saying that his ideas of slashing taxes and government programs had caught on with voters and other candidates. "The vision that we offered of rolling back the taxes and regulations that have choked our economy, of reining in our out-of-control bureaucracy, and of restoring our public works has clearly resonated across the electorate and has clearly become a solid mandate for...
  • Bustamante Making a Concession Speech - Arnold about to enter his podium

    10/07/2003 10:30:36 PM PDT · by yonif · 68 replies · 233+ views
    Bustamante Making a Concession Speech - Arnold about to enter his podium
  • Gray Davis concedes - LIVE

    10/07/2003 9:48:15 PM PDT · by ambrose · 236 replies · 332+ views
    Gray Davis concedes - LIVE
  • Bustamante Concession on NOW

    10/07/2003 9:16:56 PM PDT · by ambrose · 48 replies · 204+ views
    Bustamante Concession on NOW
  • Did Thune Quit Too Soon? Fraud Uncovered in SD Election

    12/06/2002 6:03:57 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 9 replies · 274+ views ^ | 12-06=02 | Limbacher, Carl
    South Dakota Poll Workers Expose Democrats' Election Theft The party of vote fraud is at it again: Democrats perpetrated "serious irregularities" in South Dakota's scandal-plagued U.S. Senate election last month, United Press International revealed today. Republican poll watchers and workers witnessed sleaze aplenty: Three people being offered money for voting for incumbent Democrat Sen. Tim Johnson, who supposedly eked out a 528-vote victory. Voters giving two or three names to election personnel before finding a name that matched on the voter rolls, which they would use to cast their ballot. Democrat operatives organizing voter rides from inside the polling place....
  • Mondale Concedes to Republicans in Minnesota Race (No Interest In Absentee Or Fraud)

    11/06/2002 9:38:34 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 37 replies · 186+ views
    Reuters ^ | 11/6/02
    ST. PAUL, MINN. (Reuters) - Former Vice President Walter Mondale conceded defeat on Wednesday in the Minnesota race for the U.S. Senate, sending Republican Norm Coleman to Congress and giving President Bush's Republicans at least a two-seat margin in the chamber. "A few minute ago I called Senator-elect Norm Coleman to congratulate him on his success," Mondale told supporters. Only days ago, Mondale had stepped into the highly competitive race after Sen. Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash while campaigning for re-election. Mondale was considered a strong contender after he was chosen by Democrats to replace Wellstone who died...
  • Once the Voting Starts "Resigning Is Conceding"

    10/02/2002 7:06:34 AM PDT · by xzins · 20 replies · 216+ views
    The Northbrook Newsletter | Oct 2, 2002 | Addiston D. Talley
    The first question is relatively simple. Had the voting already started in the New Jersey campaign for the U.S. Senate? The answer supplied by many media types is a resounding, "yes." It appears that the military, other absent federal employees, and a host of other absentees had already cast ballots. The second question is also relatively simple. Did Toricelli have some illness, medical condition, or family crisis that caused him to pull out of this race? Again the answer is easy to ascertain. The answer is "no." Toricelli himself said he was pulling out because it looked like he couldn't...

    09/17/2002 2:05:52 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 12 replies · 155+ views
    LISTEN UP !! You Florida Idiots have failed to give me the nomination I was ENTITLED to ! I don't want to HEAR any excuses about " greasy fingered voters " or poorly trained Election workers ! You people were supposed to manipulate those Touch Screens by pre-configuring the computer casettes - and you failed !!! MISERABLY !!!!You may think you've gotten rid of me , but you'd better start checking your rear view mirrors : When you see a RED PICKUP TRUCK coming up behind you - real fast - you'd better hope it isn't me !! Thank...
  • Reno expected to make concession speech as her gubernatorial primary bid fades

    09/17/2002 7:52:13 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies · 228+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 9-17-02 | KEN THOMAS
    <p>MIAMI (AP) --  Janet Reno was expected to offer a concession speech Tuesday as it became more doubtful that she would overcome a narrow deficit against Democratic gubernatorial rival Bill McBride.</p> <p>Reno campaign officials said the former U.S. attorney general would talk to reporters after the Broward and Miami-Dade canvassing boards met during the afternoon to finalize results of last week's election. Results of the Democratic gubernatorial primary were expected to be officially certified on Wednesday.</p>