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  • "Book 'em Danno!" ... John Edwards' Mug Shot Released

    06/15/2011 11:36:36 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | June 15, 2011 | CNN Political Unit
    John Edwards' mug shot released By: CNN Political Unit (CNN)–Former U.S. Senator John Edwards, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and campaign law violations in early June. His mug shot was obtained by CNN following a Freedom of Information Act request. The plea came after a federal grand jury indicted him on six counts, including conspiracy, issuing false statements and violating campaign contribution laws. A grand jury has been investigating whether money given to support Edwards' mistress, Rielle Hunter, by benefactors of Edwards should have been considered campaign donations, a contention Edwards' team has disputed. A plea deal between the two-time...
  • Breaking: Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

    06/03/2011 7:17:47 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 149 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03 JUNE 11
    <p>Breaking: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards.</p>
  • Estranged aide to John Edwards reaches movie deal

    07/16/2010 8:12:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 7/16/10 | MIKE BAKER
    Estranged aide to John Edwards reaches movie dealBy MIKE BAKER 9:18 a.m., Friday, July 16, 2010 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - An insider's account of John Edwards' affair and the lengths he went to hide his mistress will be developed into a movie, a former aide to the two-time presidential candidate said Thursday. Andrew Young said that he has reached a deal with writer and producer Aaron Sorkin. He declined to discuss the terms of the agreement, but Sorkin confirmed he had acquired the rights to Young's book, "The Politician." "This is a first-hand account of an extraordinary story filled with...
  • National Enquirer: GRAND JURY TO INDICT (John) EDWARDS

    03/03/2010 7:37:10 AM PST · by maggief · 47 replies · 1,310+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | March 3, 2010
    The ultimate fall from grace, a Federal grand jury is about to indict John Edwards, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively. In another shocker, close sources say Edwards' estranged wife Elizabeth could help send the former presidential candidate to jail! Edwards, the disgraced two-time Presidential loser, is being investigated by the feds, including the FBI and IRS, for possible campaign violations related to paying his mistress Rielle Hunter. The grand jury has been meeting since April 2009, and insiders say an indictment is imminent. "John is terrified that he's going to be indicted," a friend told The ENQUIRER. "While he believes...
  • Edwards Admits Affair

    08/08/2008 11:57:31 AM PDT · by JennysCool · 764 replies · 2,562+ views
    ABC News ^ | 08-08-08 | ABC News
    ABC Radio news just announced Sen. John Edwards will admit to the affair with Rielle Hunter in an interview with the network, but insists the child is not his. We return you to your regularly-scheduled FReeping.
  • Hunter’s First Rule of Holes: Keep Digging (Wife of Sun Times Publisher goes over the top?)

    07/24/2007 5:15:59 PM PDT · by Krankor · 3 replies · 755+ views
    Patterico's Pontifications ^ | 7/24/07 | Patterico
    After being called on the carpet for her misleading description of a trial lawyer as a “staunch Republican” — despite the fact that he had donated to Democrats over Republicans by a margin of nearly 8 to 1 — Jennifer Hunter first doubled down . . . and now doubles down again. Namely, she says today that it was a “truthful statement” that trial lawyer Jim Ronca is a “staunch Republican” who “was so fed up by the Bush White House that he was going to support and give money to Democrats.” Those who disagreed, based on his overwhelming pattern...
  • Leaked Bush memo 'aimed at Kerry' (British civil servant leaked Oval Office talks)

    04/30/2007 5:09:32 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 36 replies · 2,831+ views
    BBC News ^ | 4/30/07 | BBC
    A civil servant who leaked a secret memo about George W. Bush wanted it to be seen by US presidential candidate John Kerry, the Old Bailey heard. David Keogh, 50, from Northampton, is said to have passed a highly sensitive document detailing talks between Mr. Bush and Tony Blair to Leo O'Connor. Mr. Keogh told jurors the contents of the memo had preyed on his mind. Mr. Keogh and Mr. O'Connor, 44, also of Northampton, deny three charges under the Official Secrets Act. Mr. Keogh had been asked to copy out the memo for distribution to high-ranking UK officials. The...
  • (John)Edwards getting 'aggressive' on energy (Re:GW)

    03/21/2007 2:45:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies · 636+ views
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | March 20, 2007 | James Q. Lynch
    DES MOINES - John Edwards is in Iowa today laying out an energy "very much at the aggressive end of the scale," he said during a stop at the Statehouse. Edwards, the 2004 Democratic vice presidential nominee who's campaigning to be at the top of the ticket in 2008, is calling for a cap on greenhouse gas, world leadership on reversing climate change -- including offering to share new clean energy technology with developing nations, meeting the demand for more electricity through efficiency rather than production and creating a new energy economy by investing at least $10 billion in support...
  • Pelosi: 'Democrats Propose a New Direction for a Stronger America and a More Secure World'

    07/19/2006 10:01:42 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies · 1,197+ views
    Pelosi: 'Democrats Propose a New Direction for a Stronger America and a More Secure World' 7/19/2006 12:38:00 PM To: National Desk Contact: Brendan Daly or Jennifer Crider, 202-226-7616, both of the Office of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi WASHINGTON, July 19 /U.S. Newswire/ -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined other House Democratic leaders at a press stakeout this morning after the Democratic Caucus meeting to discuss Democrats' New Direction that will strengthen national security and protect the American people. Below are Pelosi's remarks: "As we approach the two-year anniversary this weekend of the release of the 9/11 Commission recommendations,...
  • Sudden plea deals in tire slashing case

    01/20/2006 1:22:41 PM PST · by mafree · 100 replies · 4,566+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 1/20/05 | Greg Nunnaly
    In an unexpected twist in the Election Day tire slashing trial, four former Kerry-Edwards campaign staffers, including the sons of U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) and former Acting Mayor Marvin Pratt, have agreed to plead no contest to misdemeanors. The plea agreements came in the middle of jury deliberations after an eight-day trial on felony property damage charges that carried potential 3 1/2 year prison terms upon conviction. Michael Pratt, 33, Sowande Omokunde, 26, Lewis G. Caldwell, 29, and Lavelle Mohammad, 36, have all pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property. Omokunde is Moore's son. Prosecutors...
  • U.N. Probes Official's Stint With Kerry [Kerry's 'international' backers]

    05/05/2005 5:54:01 AM PDT · by johnny7 · 23 replies · 889+ views
    New York Sun ^ | May 5, 2005 | BY BENNY AVNI
    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations is investigating whether a senior official at one of its agencies, Justin Leites, violated U.N. rules and the organization's spirit of international neutrality by taking a paid leave of absence last year to work as a Kerry-Edwards presidential campaign official in his home state of Maine.
  • Wash your bumper off

    03/12/2005 11:28:18 AM PST · by Willie Green · 125 replies · 3,920+ views
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Saturday, March 12, 2005 | Christopher Flickinger
    Still have a 'Kerry/Edwards' sticker on your car? Get over it! For the love of God, please remove those "Kerry/Edwards" bumper stickers from your cars and trucks! In case you didn't get the memo, your side lost. It's like you're walking around with a big "L" on your forehead -- Loser! I'm not sure why you still have that sticker on your bumper. Maybe it's been too cold outside for you to remove it. Maybe your post-election depression is so deep you can't bring yourself to take it off. Maybe you're living in denial. Maybe you've been too busy spreading...
  • Five Democratic activists ordered to stand trial for tire slashing

    02/15/2005 7:17:34 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 47 replies · 1,290+ views
    AP via CBS 2 Chicago ^ | GRETCHEN EHLKE | February 15, 2005
    MILWAUKEE (AP) Five Democratic campaign staffers talked excitedly about how they carried out a plan to vandalize Republican get-out-the-vote vans early on Election Day, according to witnesses who testified at their preliminary hearing Tuesday. Milwaukee County Court Commissioner Barry Phillips ordered the five, including the sons of Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore and former Acting Mayor Marvin Pratt, to each stand trial on a felony charge of criminal damage to property. Two Democratic presidential campaign workers who were sent to Wisconsin in the final weeks leading up to Nov. 2, Levar Stoney and Opel Simmons, testified they were in the Milwaukee...
  • DUmmies "Cry All Night Long"

    12/04/2004 7:58:22 PM PST · by NRA1995 · 24 replies · 808+ views
    Democratic Underground | 12/5/04
    Okay, I may filp flop at times but I decided to vent. Ever since November 2, I was hoping that we would evict Smirky from office the next day, but I guess I was wrong. Since this is my first time voting, I am struggling to move on. (I don't want to). This was my first time paying attention to a presidental election because of issues like education, jobs, economy, etc. I want to believe that there is fraud and strong evidence, but some days I don't know. (I am an up and down person). I post in the "I...
  • Ohio certifies Bush win, but some won't give up

    12/02/2004 11:02:48 AM PST · by ambrose · 23 replies · 1,765+ views
    Knight Ridder ^ | 12/2/04
    Posted on Thu, Dec. 02, 2004 Ohio certifies Bush win, but some won't give up Disgruntled groups talk of re-count, legal challenge WASHINGTON - Ohio counties certified election results Wednesday showing that President Bush carried the battleground state Nov. 2 and with it won a second term. But the certification did not seal the state results, and disgruntled groups alleging widespread vote fraud plan further action. One coalition plans to seek a re-count. Another plans to file a lawsuit with the state Supreme Court today contesting Bush's victory. Despite these challenges - and rampant rumors on the Internet that Republicans...
  • NEVER FORGET!!! ;^) (Silly Post-election Vanity)

    11/03/2004 10:01:43 AM PST · by soozla · 569+ views
    SLATE ^ | 11-03-04 | Vanity
  • Edwards makes case for De Xx

    10/31/2004 4:32:29 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies · 583+ views
    Toledo Blade, OH ^ | October 31, 2004 | JAMES DREW
    MARIETTA, Ohio - ...... Mr. Edwards said the "American dream" is on the ballot. "I want you to assume you go in the morning to vote and you just dropped the kids off at school and you're late to work, and your car is about to run out of gas. You walk in to vote and you're in a hurry and you want to make the right choice. So you ask yourself, 'Over the course of the last four years, has my price at the pump gone up? Has the price of college gone up? Is George Bush ever going...
  • Small Fire Causes Edwards' Plane To Return To RDU

    10/30/2004 1:27:31 AM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 21 replies · 534+ views ^ | 10/29/04 |
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- A camera battery caught part of vice-presidential candidate John Edwards' plane on fire shortly after takeoff at 10 p.m. Friday. [snip] The battery, in a still photographer's camera, caught part of a seat on the plane on fire. The plane then circled around and as a security precaution landed back at RDU International Airport. Crews repaired the problem and the plane took off again around 11:30 p.m. No one was hurt in the incident. The plane was en route to Marietta, Ohio, after Edwards spent Friday evening in Raleigh at a rally that included a Jon Bon...
  • Statement by Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani

    10/28/2004 1:47:54 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 18 replies · 1,495+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 28, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani today issued the following statement: "We don't need someone who voted against funding our troops during war to take my remarks out of context. Like the President I wholeheartedly support our troops. If John Edwards is looking for someone who is blaming our troops without the facts, he need look no further than his running mate, John Kerry."
  • Statement From RNC Communications Director Jim Dyke on Democrat Allegations

    10/27/2004 8:28:34 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 552+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Press Office202-863-8614Washington, DC—RNC Communications Director Jim Dyke made the following statement today: "The Republican National Committee is proud of our historic effort that led to registering 3.4 million new voters. The Kerry-Edwards/DNC manual instructed Democrat operatives to allege intimidation even when none exists, so the Democrats’ attempt to characterize as intimidation our effort to educate newly registered Republicans, Democrats and Independents on important issues and engage them in the voting process comes as no surprise."
  • Support President Bush and the Troops Rally - Pleasanton CA - Friday, October 22, 2004 *

    10/22/2004 10:02:40 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 30 replies · 630+ views
    SUPPORT PRESIDENT BUSH AND THE TROOPS Rally in Pleasanton, California Friday, October 22, 2004 Location: Hopyard & Valley, Pleasanton, CA Time: 4:00 - 7:00pm Media is expected to be there and we need a good showing This was our rally point during the post Bush/Gore election fight. *** URGENT NOTE: We have been informed that Kerry/Edwards supporters have targeted this rally with a counter-rally of their own at our location and they've been leafleting Pleasanton and Berkeley to try to overshadow our support of President Bush. We need as many people on our side as possible.
  • They Will Say Anything (Who Speaks For The Kerry Campaign?)

    10/20/2004 5:58:50 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 8 replies · 665+ views
    THEY WILL SAY ANYTHINGWho Speaks For The Kerry Campaign?___________________________________________________________________EDWARDS SAYS SNOWMOBILES SHOULD BE ALLOWED IN NATIONAL FORESTS AND PARKSEdwards Said In Minnesota That Kerry/Edwards Would Allow Snowmobiles In National Parks And Forests. “‘It is so important that we preserve our rural way of life, it’s part of who I am, part of what I’ll always be,’’ said Edwards, a U.S. senator from North Carolina. ‘And that includes, making sure … that your right, your ability to hunt and fish is protected; making sure that you can go in the national parks and national forests and ride on a snowmobile.’” (Jim...
  • Fox News Embraces ABC Memo Story Over Cameron’s Pleas

    10/14/2004 9:07:42 AM PDT · by txradioguy · 20 replies · 2,518+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | 14 Oct 2004 | Joe Hagan
    Fifteen minutes before the second televised Presidential debate, on the night of Friday, Oct. 8, the stoic voice of anchor Brit Hume came over the Fox News Channel’s control-room intercom. "Do you know about this Mark Halperin memo?" he asked the room full of producers, who were hunched over the dials and standing before a tall bank of flickering TV screens. "Can we talk about it on the air? It’s on Drudge. It’s all over Drudge." In a leaked memo, Mr. Halperin, the ABC News political director, had suggested that the network should be more critical of President Bush than...
  • Kerry camp reduces its efforts in Missouri

    10/13/2004 5:36:30 AM PDT · by SLPAGE · 59 replies · 1,340+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | October 13, 2004 | Steve Kraske
    Sen. John Edwards, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, was holding court at a Leawood fund-raiser Monday night when cell phones began to ring. The message: A major downsizing in the Kerry-Edwards campaign staff was under way in Missouri. Apparently one Democrat who was surprised by the news and its timing was Edwards, who was at the home of lawyer Jim Bartimus after earlier headlining a rally at Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City.“He didn't even know about it when I told him,” said former Kansas City Mayor Emanuel Cleaver, a 5th District Democratic congressional candidate.“I wish I could have taken a...
  • Century Village cancels screening of Fahrenheit 9/11

    10/12/2004 7:27:01 PM PDT · by macsmind76 · 21 replies · 826+ views
    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ^ | 10/12/2004 | Buddy Nevens
    The George Bush-bashing film Fahrenheit 9/11 has been banned from the vote-rich Century Village of Pembroke Pines clubhouse movie schedule until after the election, and Democrats are furious. It was listed in the events calendar to be shown Oct. 27-31 to residents of the sprawling condominium complex, who pay 75 cents to see films. It was canceled abruptly last week by clubhouse management. A notice was posted in the clubhouse without any explanation. Instead, residents will be shown The Stepford Wives. "People are upset," said Isadore Nachimson, a Democratic activist at the heavily Democratic complex.
  • Tennessee Democrats Compare Republicans To Special Olympics Children

    10/12/2004 6:56:00 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 73 replies · 2,142+ views
    Democrats in a race for a state House seat in District 82, are circulating a flyer that shows a retarded child with President Bush's face in a race track. The headline says: "Voting for Bush Is Like Running In The Special Olympics: Even If You Win, You're Still Retarded." The flyer is being distributed by Democrat Craig Fitzhugh. His opponent, Dave Dahl has issued a call to Fitzhugh to stop distributing the flyer. According to Dahl, "Hard-ball politics is one thing and everyone expects tough battles, but using those who are born with mental disabilities for political fodder is disguisting."...
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television Advertisements, "Complicated Plan" and "Your Doctor"

    10/12/2004 10:44:52 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 9 replies · 895+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 12, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisements, "Complicated Plan" and "Your Doctor."  The ads note how John Kerry and the liberals in Congress' $1.5 trillion big government health care takeover will result in rationing of care, less access, fewer choices and long waits.  Their plan will empower Washington bureaucrats, not doctors, to make final health care decisions. "Complicated Plan" and "Your Doctor" will run on national cable and in select local markets.  The ad is available now at For "Complicated Plan"Voice Over:John Kerry and liberals in Congress have a health...
  • VP Cheney in New Jersey:President Bush Led With Wisdom & Humility Americans Expect from Their Leader

    10/11/2004 3:26:37 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 6 replies · 565+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 11, 2004
    Vice President Cheney in New Jersey: President Bush Led With Wisdom & Humility Americans Expect from Their Leader(title edited for length) Lenape High SchoolMedford, New JerseyTHE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)AUDIENCE:  Four more years!  Four more years!  Four more years!THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Mercy.  (Laughter.) This sounds like Bush-Cheney country.  (Applause.)AUDIENCE MEMBER:  (Inaudible.)THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, it's -- what was that?  (Laughter.)It's a pleasure to be back in New Jersey, and here in Burlington County, in the historic Township of Medford.  And all of you live in one of the most beautiful areas in the Northeast, and you...
  • Police, Kerry staff expel Roman-collar-wearing seminarians from Kerry/Edwards Debate Watch Party

    10/11/2004 9:35:38 AM PDT · by Coleus · 69 replies · 4,118+ views ^ | October 09, 2004
    Saturday, October 09, 2004  Pro-Life Witness: How It HappenedLast evening a group of seminarians dressed in clerical attire and the sweatshirts you see to the left, and laity gathered to offer a pro-life witness at the Kerry/Edwards Debate Watch Party and Rally held at the America 's Center downtown St. Louis . The group, which was about 25 in number, gathered at 5:30 pm for prayer and instructions, after that we walked to the America 's Center while praying the Stations of the Cross. When we arrived we got in line to enter the event like everyone else. Two of...
  • Edwards Defies Logic On Sunday Shows

    10/10/2004 5:07:48 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 61 replies · 3,657+ views
    EDWARDS DEFIES LOGICON SUNDAY SHOWSAsserts Saddam “Imminent Threat,” Belittles Afghanistan Democracy And Acknowledges Can’t Pay For Campaign Promises_________________________________________EDWARDS PROCLAIMS SADDAM HUSSEINA “VERY SERIOUS THREAT” Huh?  So This Edwards Supports The President On The War In Iraq?  Even Russert Is Confused!  RUSSERT: “I think what confuses people, Senator, is that there seems to be a difference in rhetoric and emphasis. Back in October of 2002, you voted to authorize the country to go to war. In fact, you said this about Saddam: ‘I think Iraq is the most serious and imminent threat to our country.’ ‘The most serious and imminent threat...
  • 90% Baloney: Kerry-Edwards lie about casualty numbers in Iraq.

    10/08/2004 6:13:15 AM PDT · by xsysmgr · 27 replies · 1,142+ views
    National Review Online ^ | October 08, 2004 | Jed Babbin
    In the first debate between President Bush and Senator Kerry, Kerry said again and again that Americans are suffering 90 percent of the casualties in Iraq, and that American taxpayers are paying 90 percent of the costs. In the vice-presidential debates, Sen. John Edwards said the same thing. It would be a tremendously effective line in proving Kerry's point that we "pushed our allies aside" and went to war unthinking and unprepared. It would be a tremendously effective line if it were true, that is. But like so much else in the Democrats' relentless attack on the war, it...
  • Kerry invents a new "Misery Index." The old one makes Bush's tenure look better than most.

    10/07/2004 1:59:16 AM PDT · by Enduring Freedom · 17 replies · 847+ views
    Fact Check . Org ^ | April 12, 2004 | Truth
    Kerry's campaign has invented a new "misery index" that makes Bush's economic record look, well, miserable. Why a new index? Perhaps because the classic "misery index" -- which adds together the unemployment rate and the rate of inflation -- currently is better than it's been in most years since World War II. In fact, it's less than half the miserable level reached in 1980, the last year of the Carter administration, and better than in any of Clinton's first four years: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Annual Average Unemployment Rate + Percentage Change in Annual Average Consumer Price Index)Analysis The...
  • Fred Barnes: Help Is On the Way

    10/06/2004 1:18:17 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 30 replies · 2,351+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 6, 2004 | Fred Barnes
    Dick Cheney does his job taking care of Edwards, putting Kerry's record back on the table, and setting the president up for the next debate.IF IT'S POSSIBLE for a vice presidential debate to matter, last night's duel between Dick Cheney and John Edwards did. Why? Because Vice President Cheney did two things that might help President Bush. He attacked Bush's presidential opponent John Kerry effectively on the war on terrorism and Iraq--something Bush failed to do in his first debate with Kerry. And Cheney put Kerry's dovish record on national security over two decades as a senator firmly on the...
  • Policy Memo: John Kerry And John Edwards' Pro-Trial Lawyer Record Is Driving Up Health Care Costs

    10/05/2004 2:12:40 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 5 replies · 1,127+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 5, 2004
    MEMORANDUM FROM: BC'04 POLICY DEPARTMENTWhen it comes to safeguarding access to health care, Americans will face a clear choice at the polls in November.  Both candidates agree that America is losing its doctors and experiencing a crisis in access to health care.  Only President Bush, however, has provided a proven plan to reduce health care costs and retain our nation’s doctors.  No candidate can be pro-patient, pro-doctor, and pro-trial lawyer at the same time.  John Kerry made his choice when he selected John Edwards as his running mate.JOHN KERRY HAS NO PLAN TO REDUCE MEDICAL LIABILITY COSTS – HIS...
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television Advertisement, "Med Mal"

    10/05/2004 11:36:38 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 11 replies · 927+ views
    George W. Bush | October 5, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisement, "Med Mal."  The ad highlights John Kerry and the liberals in Congress' responsibility for the women's health emergency that is causing hospitals to close maternity wards and OB-GYNs to be forced out.  John Kerry and the liberals in Congress have stood with the personal injury trial lawyers responsible for the frivolous lawsuits that are forcing out good doctors, voting ten times against medical lawsuit reform.  The ad will run on national cable and in select local markets.  A state-specific version will run in Pennsylvania.Script For...
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television Advertisement, "Tort Reform"

    10/05/2004 11:29:59 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 8 replies · 691+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 5, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisement, "Tort Reform."  The ad highlights John Kerry and the liberals in Congress' responsibility for the crisis in women's access to healthcare.  Kerry and the liberals have sided with the trial lawyers in opposing legal reform to stop the frivolous lawsuits that are forcing maternity wards to close and OB-GYNs to be forced out.  The ad will run on national cable and in select local markets. The ad features Dr. Patricia Stephenson, a physician who practices in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.Script For "Tort Reform"Dr. Patricia Stephenson: There is...

    10/03/2004 1:54:57 PM PDT · by crushelits · 6 replies · 816+ views
    National Desk, Political Correspondent ^ | Oct. 2 , 2004 | Allison Dobson
    Kerry-Edwards 2004 - John Kerry: A New Choice for Middle Class Families; George Bush: The Wrong Choices for the Middle Class. o: National Desk, Political Correspondent Contact: Allison Dobson of Kerry-Edwards 2004, 202-464-2800; Web: WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Following was released today by Kerry-Edwards 2004: One month from today, the American dream is on the ballot. Americans have always been hopeful that they can work hard to create better lives for their families. However, in this economy, it is getting harder to make ends meet and even harder to get ahead. For four years, George W....
  • Debate Alert - E-mail from the Kerry-Edwards Campaign

    09/30/2004 10:57:52 AM PDT · by tjwmason · 44 replies · 1,411+ views
    Dear ..., Tonight, don't let George Bush's henchmen steal another victory. We need your online help immediately after the debate, so save this email, print it out, and have it ready with you as you watch the first Presidential debate tonight. We all know what happened in 2000. Al Gore won the first debate on the issues, but Republicans stole the post-debate spin. We are not going to let that happen again, and you will play a big role. Immediately after the debate, we need you to do three things: vote in online polls, write a letter to the editor,...
  • Rudy Giuliani Unveils John Kerry's Debate Briefing Book

    09/27/2004 5:53:47 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 111 replies · 8,433+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 26, 2004
    SPRING GREEN, WI -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Spring Green, Wisconsin today where he unveiled the “Debate Briefing Book for Senator Kerry” (as prepared by Bush-Cheney '04) and issued the following statement. "Senator Kerry has taken so many different positions on the issues facing the country that we thought he would benefit from the overview of the most interesting debate -- the one John Kerry is having with himself.  He's been for the war, against the war and for it and against it again.  Last week, he became an anti-war candidate again.  This is a fatal...
  • John Kerry For President | Title: "Different Story"

    09/27/2004 3:30:20 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 335+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 26, 2004
    Rhetoric NARRATOR: “George Bush keeps telling us things are getting better in Iraq.” CHYRON: “Freedom on the March in Iraq, Bush Tells Voters” CHYRON: “Source: Washington Post Sept. 16, 2004” NARRATOR: “The facts tell a different story.” CHYRON: “U.S. Intelligence Shows Pessimism On Iraq's Future” CHYRON: “Source: New York Times Sept. 16, 2004” NARRATOR: “Terrorists are pouring into the country.” CHYRON: “Iraqi PM: ‘Terrorists pouring in’” CHYRON: “Source: CNN Sept. 20, 2004” NARRATOR: “Attacks on U.S. forces are increasing every month.” CHYRON: “U.S. Troops’ Death Rate Rising in Iraq” CHYRON: “Source: Washington Post Sept. 9, 2004” NARRATOR: “A...
  • They Said It! (Sen. Joe Lieberman [D-CT])

    09/27/2004 2:14:21 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 51 replies · 2,054+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 26, 2004
    "Former vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman says, 'I disagree with Senator Kerry's look back' at his earlier views on Iraq. Lieberman says he doesn't quibble with Kerry's call for a multilateral approach but suggests that there isn't that much original in the pitch. 'I don't find much difference between what he is proposing and what President Bush is doing.'" (Paul Bedard, "Washington Whispers," US News & World Report,, 10/4/04)  
  • Statement by Bush-Cheney '04 Campaign Chairman Gov. Marc Racicot (On Kerry attacking Allawi)

    09/23/2004 2:36:25 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 64 replies · 2,668+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 23, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA – Bush-Cheney '04 Campaign Chairman Gov. Marc Racicot today issued the following statement: "Today, John Kerry showed he lacks the judgment and credibility to lead the United States of America to victory in the War on Terror. "His attacks on the veracity of the Iraqi Prime Minister's historic address to Congress reveal a stunning propensity to take political cheap shots for his own benefit by denigrating our allies in this important struggle against a global terror network. President Bush is proud to stand with Prime Minister Allawi while John Kerry attacks progress and resolve and advocates a policy...
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television Advertisement: "Windsurfing"

    09/22/2004 1:08:33 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 19 replies · 1,468+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 22, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisement, "Windsurfing."  The ad highlights John Kerry's tendency to go whichever way the wind blows on the most important issues facing our nation, including the War on Terror, education reform and health care.  The ad will rotate in on national cable and in select local markets.Script For "Windsurfing" President Bush: I'm George W. Bush and I approve this message.Voice Over: In which direction would John Kerry lead? Kerry voted for the Iraq war, opposed it, supported it, and now opposes it again. He bragged about...

    09/22/2004 7:41:15 AM PDT · by JesseHousman · 47 replies · 955+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Wed, Sep. 22, 2004 | Lesley Clark
    ORLANDO - Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry and running mate John Edwards burst back into battleground Florida on Tuesday, ending a weeks-long hurricane-imposed campaign moratorium with a rowdy late night rally in a packed sports arena. The trip marked Kerry's first campaign swing in the state since a string of hurricanes all but slammed the lid on presidential politicking in the largest of the still-up-for-grabs states, and the campaign's relief was palpable. ''We are so proud and so happy to be back in Florida,'' Edwards said as he took to the stage to introduce Kerry before the crowd of about...
  • Statement by Secretary James Baker, BC04 Debate Negotiations Team Leader and Vernon Jordan

    09/21/2004 2:13:50 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 20 replies · 994+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 21, 2004
    Statement by Secretary James A. Baker, III, Bush-Cheney '04 Debate Negotiations Team Leader and Vernon Jordan, Jr. (title edited for length)  NEW YORK - Secretary James A. Baker, III, Bush-Cheney '04 Debate Negotiations Team Leader and Vernon Jordan, Jr. today issued the following statement:"We are pleased to announce today that President Bush and Senator Kerry will participate in three debates.  The first debate is on Thursday, September 30 at the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida, the second is on October 8 in St. Louis, Missouri at Washington University, and the third at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona...
  • Statement By Gen. Tommy Franks (Ret.) On Senator Kerry's Speech On Iraq

    09/21/2004 1:57:42 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 107 replies · 7,069+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 21, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA – Gen. Tommy Franks (Ret.) today issued the following statement on Senator Kerry's speech today on Iraq: "Senator Kerry's contradictions on Iraq are the wrong signal to send to our troops on the ground, to our coalition partners, to the Iraqi people and to the terrorists seeking our destruction. On the eve of Prime Minister Allawi's visit to the United States, Senator Kerry today said that America and the world are 'less secure' now that Saddam Hussein is out of power. "The American people disagree and last December, so did Senator Kerry. At the time he said that...
  • The Boston Fog: The Mother of All Flip-Flops

    09/20/2004 1:45:14 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 711+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 20, 2004
    The Boston Fog Report An ongoing examination of John Kerry’s “nuances and shades of gray in both foreign and domestic policy.” (Editorial, “A Primary Endorsement,” The New York Times, 2/26/04)for·a·gainst adverb. 1. To be both for and against something at the same time: e.g. “I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it.” (Glen Johnson, “Kerry Blasts Bush On Protecting Troops,” The Boston Globe, 3/17/04)   "During the primaries, John Kerry said that anyone who didn't think the world was safer without Saddam Hussein doesn't have the judgment to be president. Now he is saying...
  • Taking the Offensive, Edwards Says a Kerry Administration Would 'Crush' Al Qaeda

    09/20/2004 4:25:09 AM PDT · by katiedidit1 · 49 replies · 930+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 9/20/04 | Randal C. Archibold
    THE DEMOCRATIC RUNNING MATE Taking the Offensive, Edwards Says a Kerry Administration Would 'Crush' Al Qaeda By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD Published: September 20, 2004 OHNSTOWN, Pa., Sept. 19 - Opening a weeklong Democratic offensive on Iraq and terror, Senator John Edwards promised Sunday that a Kerry White House would eliminate what he called a "backdoor draft'' of Reservists and National Guard members and would "crush'' Al Qaeda. On a day when he alone among the presidential and vice-presidential candidates campaigned, Mr. Edwards, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, added fresh elements to his standard remarks on war and terror, two subjects that...
  • Edwards stumps, raises cash in Louisville

    09/18/2004 3:11:30 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 14 replies · 721+ views
    The Courier-Journal | Sept. 17, 2004 | By Tom Loftus, Michael A. Lindenberger
    Click Here for story. Be sure to read to the final paragraph of the story--really demonstrates the caliber of intelligence for those who support Edwards.
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television And Radio Advertisements

    09/17/2004 9:31:36 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 12 replies · 625+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 17, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisement, "Common Sense Vs. Higher Taxes." The television advertisement highlights President Bush and Congressional leaders' plans to grow our economy through a fairer, simpler tax code, lower health care costs, increased investments in education, more help for communities and less dependence on foreign oil.  The agenda of the President and Congressional leaders for a more hopeful America stands in contrast to John Kerry and the liberals' plans for tax increases that would hurt small businesses, kill jobs and derail our economy.  "Common Sense Vs. Higher Taxes"...