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  • CA: State Dems focus on issues for 2006 - Feinstein raps Bush on Social Security (at church)

    04/18/2005 5:31:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 416+ views ^ | 4/18/05 | Carla Marinucci
    Los Angeles -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein stood in front of the gospel-charged congregation in South Central Los Angeles on Sunday to be proudly introduced as "the only member of the United States Senate to be a member'' of the First African Methodist church. And the Democratic senator from California delivered a sermon on values: The Bush Social Security plan, she said, is a threat to the well-being and families of African American seniors. "It is the wrong thing to do at the wrong time,'' she said as the seniors in the audience nodded their heads in agreement. "Will you help...
  • Who actually received the most votes in Florida's 2000 presidential election?

    09/04/2002 5:43:28 AM PDT · by do not delete · 99 replies · 2,336+ views
    Tallahassee Democrat ^ | Lance deHaven-Smith
    Al Gore. State election officials ultimately declared George W. Bush the winner by a margin of 537 votes, but during and after the election dispute, questions remained about the uncounted ballots of 175,010 voters, ballots that had been rejected by error-prone tabulating machines employed in many Florida counties. Confusion and conflict, much of it generated by partisan intrigue, prevented these ballots from being counted during the election controversy. However, in 2001 every uncounted ballot was carefully examined in a scientific study by the University of Chicago, which concluded that when all the votes were counted, more votes had been cast...
  • Social Security privatization should be election issue, Gephardt says

    04/15/2002 7:11:36 AM PDT · by FairWitness · 10 replies · 187+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 4-15-02 | Jon Sawyer
    <p>WASHINGTON - House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt says that Republicans have a secret plan to undermine the Social Security retirement benefits of millions of the elderly -- and that he's determined to smoke them out.</p> <p>House Deputy Majority Whip Roy Blunt says it's the Democrats who have a not-so-secret plan: to frighten voters in the congressional election this fall with supposed cuts in Social Security that no Republicans in fact support.</p>