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  • Terry McAuliffe's nightmare

    02/21/2003 1:00:06 AM PST · by kattracks · 32 replies · 311+ views
    <p>Somebody should have told Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Terry McAuliffe to be careful what he wished for, because he just might get it. For years, Mr. McAuliffe, a world-class soft-money fund-raiser, publicly pursued the passage of the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform bill, one of whose primary features was a ban on soft money. Well, last year Mr. McAuliffe's public wish came true: Congress passed the latest version of McCain-Feingold, and President Bush, unlike his father in 1992, declined to veto the reform package and, instead, signed it into law.</p>
  • The Walk Of Shame: Incivility Within The Walls Of Congress

    02/11/2003 9:38:45 AM PST · by The Rant · 21 replies · 323+ views
    The Washington Dispatch ^ | February 11th, 2003 | Frank Salvato
    Watching the State of the Union speech President Bush gave earlier this year one wouldn’t have noticed the walkout staged by a group of the most liberal Democrats, which occurred about ten minutes before President Bush's speech ended, but it did happen. As the president was talking about the serious problems that face the United States and the world with regards to Iraq, North Korea and the War on Terror, serious matters that no doubt should have commanded everyone’s attention and which prompted Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke to the United Nations Security Council recently, a group of the...

    01/28/2003 2:57:58 PM PST · by PhiKapMom · 73 replies · 814+ views
    DemocRAT National Committee Email ^ | 28 January 2003 | DNC
    EMAIL TO DEMOCRATS FROM THE DNC ABOUT POLLING AFTER TONIGHT'S STATE OF THE UNION At 28 January 2003, "Democratic Party" wrote: >eCaptain Alert: Please review the following message and pass it along to your ePrecinct by hitting the Send to My ePrecinct button! > >State of the Union: Take Action Today! > >Tuesday, January 28, 2003 > >Be careful: the forecast calls for a snowjob tonight. In tonight's State of the Union speech, President Bush will tell America  that the economy's not so bad, health care isn't in crisis, unemployment isn't a problem, and that his plans will help the...
  • N.C. Rep. Michael Decker Switches to Democrat Party (Switches Control to Democrats)

    01/24/2003 10:59:33 AM PST · by jern · 116 replies · 570+ views
    NCGOP ^ | NGOP
    N.C. Representative Michael Decker Switches to Democrat Party NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN PARTY 1506 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27605 Tele. (919) 828-6423 • Fax (919) 899-3815 • For immediate release January 24, 2003 ........................................................................................................ Decker To Go Down As “North Carolina’s Own Jim Jeffords” (RALEIGH) – In a call today to N.C. Representative Mike Decker of Forsyth County, North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Bill Cobey was informed that Rep. Decker has switched to the Democrat Party, changed his registration, and will be voting for Jim Black for Speaker. No reason was given. “Given Mike Decker’s conservative voting record in...
  • Elected official arrested in vote-buying scheme[La]

    12/13/2002 4:52:54 PM PST · by luv2ndamend · 21 replies · 369+ views ^ | 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...