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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani announced Thursday he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two weeks ago and said his response to treatment will determine the future of his potential Senate race against Democratic rival First Lady Hillary Clinton.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Just one year away from the November 7, 2000 general election the latest poll numbers indicate former New Jersey Democrat Senator Bill Bradley has cut in half the lead held by Texas Republican Governor George W Bush.In a new nationwide poll released Tuesday, Bush leads Bradley in a hypothetical general election by 6.4 percentage points, half the lead he enjoyed in October. But Bush still maintains a double-digit lead over likely Democrat challenger Vice President Al Gore.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Eight of the ten candidates for president will receive taxpayer support to finance their campaigns while the remaining two candidates will use either their own personal funds or those given directly to the campaign from donors.The Federal Election Commission (FEC) certified $34,019,496.24 in federal matching funds for the candidates. But the total amount disbursed may actually be lower than that since the funds drawn from the check-off box on tax returns aren't sufficient enough to provide the matching funds for which the candidates have qualified.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - While claiming to protect personal medical information, new regulations proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services would allow consumers' medical information be made available to government agencies, student researchers and even some banking institutions.Under orders from President Bill Clinton made last October to HHS Secretary Donna Shalala, the agency is seeking public comment through this Thursday on the proposed regulations.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Jury deliberations began Thursday in the federal conspiracy trial of a Bill Clinton associate who's charged in an illegal scheme to raise money for various Democratic campaigns in 1996. A witness who testified at the trial also implicated a top fund raiser for Vice President Al Gore's presidential bid.U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Griesa gave the jury final instructions Wednesday afternoon, setting in motion the beginning of the end of the federal criminal trial of William Hamilton, a former Teamsters political director.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - While the two leading Republican presidential candidates battle for the GOP nomination, a Washington-based tax reform advocate has weighed-in on an issue between Texas Governor George W Bush and Arizona Senator John McCain.Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) President Grover Norquist praised Bush for taking a stand on so called "paycheck protection" - the right of union members to decide for themselves whether their union dues are spent on political campaign contributions.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George Bush is maintaining a small lead over Arizona Senator John McCain among South Carolina voters just three days before the state's Republican presidential primary, according to a recent poll conducted by Zogby International.Bush leads McCain 43.4 to 39.6 percent, according to the Zogby poll conducted for Reuters. Former Ambassador Alan Keyes was a distant third at 4.3 percent of those surveyed while 12.7 percent remain undecided.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Legislation was introduced in Congress late Thursday afternoon to repeal a 1996 gun control law in an effort, in part, to restore the ability of domestic violence victims to protect themselves. "Law-abiding citizens use guns to defend themselves against criminals as many as 25 million times every year," according to the legislation. "Of these self-defense cases, as many as 200,000 are by women defending themselves against sexual assault."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As contributions flow into the presidential campaign war chests for the 2000 election, Texas Governor George W Bush announced a new record number of contributors to his campaign and former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley announced figures double that of Vice President Al Gore.With 1999 drawing to a close, and with it the fourth quarter campaign finance filing deadline for the Federal Elections Commission, Bush campaign officials announced its total number of contributors to the campaign has now reached 171,000 individual Americans.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush has slightly less than a four-paint lead over Arizona Senator John McCain among South Carolina voters just one day before the state's Republican primary, according to a survey conducted by Zogby International.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Teamster political director William Hamilton, Jr was convicted in federal court Friday on six counts of perjury, mail fraud, wire fraud, embezzlement and conspiracy. The jury deliberated less than two days before delivering the verdict in the trial which implicated one of Vice President Al Gore's campaign finance advisors and a close associate of President Bill Clinton.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Numerous conservative and liberal organizations have joined forces in an effort to combat the Federal Elections Commission's proposal to regulate political speech on the Internet.The Center for Democracy and Technology, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Free Congress Foundation and People for the American Way are urging the FEC to back away from its attempts to determine whether certain Internet activities constitute political contributions.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After equating Texas Governor George W Bush's trustworthiness to that of President Bill Clinton, Arizona Senator John McCain is now accusing Bush of running a "character assassination" campaign. McCain also compared what has become the political battle of his life to that of Star Wars character Luke Skywalker, being shot at from all sides.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The United States should be careful not to "drift from crisis to crisis without clear priorities," according to Texas Republican Governor George W Bush, delivering the first of his foreign policy addresses at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California on Friday.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A forthcoming congressional report to be released in the coming weeks cites the federal government as wasting more than $19 billion each year in improper payments, a problem which one congressional committee says is growing at "an alarming rate."The House Budget Committee will release before the end of January its analysis of "waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement" by federal government agencies. According to excerpts obtained by CNSNews.com, the report suggests a record number of agencies are "at risk" for waste, fraud and abuse.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The George W Bush presidential campaign is crying foul over recorded telephone messages placed to Michigan residents which compare his spending record in Texas to that of "liberal Bill Clinton and the Democrats" in Washington and another that accuses Bush of engaging in a "negative smear campaign." And residents there are complaining of a recorded phone message accusing Bush of being anti-Catholic.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Texas-based non-profit campaign watchdog group, which has been critical of Governor George W Bush for amassing a sizeable campaign war-chest, is itself under fire from Texas Republicans for "acting more like a partisan lapdog for Democrats and trial lawyers."Texas Republican Party Chairwoman Susan Weddington called on the group Texans for Public Justice to "come clean with the people of Texas and reveal their secret funding sources."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A new congressional report is calling into question the reliability of the Treasury Department's claims about which taxpayers would benefit more from a tax cut. The Treasury Department's "tax distribution numbers are statistically compromised and include conjectures and guesswork making their reliability unknowable," according to a new Joint Economic Committee (JEC) study released on Tuesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Recorded phone messages targeting Michigan voters and attacking Texas Governor George W Bush have prompted a chorus of criticism of his rival, Arizona Senator John McCain, from six Republican governors and a prominent Catholic businessman supporting Bush's presidential bid.Michigan Governor John Engler, himself a Roman Catholic and advisor to Bush, lead the charge among other a list of other Republican Governors implicating McCain in the attack.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The outdoor advertising agency which backed out of a contract with the Republican National Committee said Wednesday it will now honor its contract for a billboard set to appear outside Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign headquarters.Outdoor Systems, Inc. Director of Communications Tom Wisz told CNSNews.com that the company will honor its original contract with the RNC, placing a billboard outside Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.