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  • Rep. Steve King: ACORN scandal bigger than Watergate

    12/21/2009 1:08:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies · 937+ views
    The Hill ^ | 12/21/2009 | Jordan Fabian
    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Monday claimed that allegations of wrongdoing surrounding the community group ACORN are bigger than the Watergate scandal that brought down the President Richard Nixon. King, a long-time critic of ACORN, told the conservative American Spectator that the ACORN scandals have been worse because they affect state, local and national politics. THE HILL comment E-mail Print share Rep. Steve King: ACORN scandal bigger than Watergate By Jordan Fabian - 12/21/09 11:14 AM ET Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Monday claimed that allegations of wrongdoing surrounding the community group ACORN are bigger than the Watergate scandal that...
  • DEMS VOW SANCTIONS AGAINST CANDIDATES WHO THWART NEW CALENDER...

    08/19/2006 9:40:22 AM PDT · by sten · 22 replies · 854+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 19 august 2006 | drudgereport
    DEMS VOW SANCTIONS AGAINST CANDIDATES WHO THWART NEW CALENDER Sat Aug 19 2006 11:16:47 ET The Democratic National Committee moved on Saturday to penalize 2008 presidential candidates who defied a new nominating calendar designed to lessen the longtime influence of New Hampshire and Iowa -- the two states that have traditionally kicked off the nominating process. The NEW YORK TIMES will report on Sunday: The sanctions would be directed at candidates who campaigned in any state that refused to follow a proposed calendar that the committee was preparing to approve. Any candidate who campaigned in a state that did not...
  • Bush Escalates Bitter Iraq War Debate (How's that for an evenhanded title?)

    11/14/2005 8:28:13 PM PST · by JewishRighter · 44 replies · 1,164+ views
    AP ^ | 11/14/05 | AP
    ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - President Bush escalated the bitter debate over the Iraq war on Monday, hurling back at Democratic critics the worries they once expressed that Saddam Hussein was a grave threat to the world. "They spoke the truth then and they're speaking politics now," Bush charged. Bush went on the attack after Democrats accused the president of manipulating and withholding some pre-war intelligence and misleading Americans about the rationale for war.