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July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Surrounding Vice President Al Gore's continued battle to overturn Florida's certified presidential election results showing President-elect George W. Bush the winner is the question of whether due process will have been served if a court in Leon County issues a quick decision on the case, as Gore has requested.A look at previously contested races in Florida shows that it has taken months or even years for judges to render decisive opinions, and it's unclear whether determining a contested presidential election should take as much time as a local race.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With the remainder of the Clinton Administration being measured by some in hours and the desire for a "Clinton Legacy" to be firmly established, a White House summation of the past eight years credits President Bill Clinton with wide-spread accomplishments in such areas as the economy, education, and crime.But the summary is bulging with misleading claims and misconceptions, according to a wide variety of policy analysts.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A 1994 Alabama election that wound through the courts for 11 months parallels the current presidential battle, with comparisons indicating President-elect George W. Bush is likely to emerge the lawful winner, said one state official connected to that past case.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President George W. Bush will likely spend the next couple months in a public relations battle with Democrats who seek to blame the downsizing economy on his monetary policies, financial analysts said.But accusations against Bush are unfounded, said James Gattuso, the vice president of policy for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, as current economic losses can be traced to a variety of federal actions that occurred months and even years ago.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Nashville, TN (CNSNews.com) - Hollywood is "absolutely" in touch with the needs and desires of the American people, renowned actor and producer Rob Reiner said during a campaign stop for Vice President Al Gore in Nashville Tuesday. "Hollywood has always been way out in front and that's why we do what we do," said Reiner, who played the role of 'Meathead' in the 1970s situation comedy All In The Family. "We make movies that people are attracted to because we have our fingers on the pulse of what people are interested in."
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Opinions differ on whether President-elect George W. Bush should have brought his case, involving the hand recount of Florida ballots, to the U.S. Supreme Court, and whether the decision of the justices will reflect their usual viewpoints in terms of Constitutional interpretation.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Tropic, Utah (CNSNews.com) - Utah's battle with the federal government over property encroachment issues took an odd turn this week when one of the state's own Congressional representatives co-sponsored a bill that would actually guarantee billions of dollars for the land grabs.On Valentine's Day, Rep. James V. Hansen (R-Utah) joined nine others in supporting a form of the Conservation and Reinvestment Act. Neither he nor House Resources Committee spokespeople could be reached for comment.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Nashville, TN (CNSNews.com) - Officials with the campaign of Vice President Al Gore Tuesday highlighted various voting "controversies" across the nation as being indicative of potential voter intimidation by Republicans. Aides to the vice president's campaign expressed confidence in a win in Tuesday's election, but insinuated that the GOP was actively seeking to suppress voter turnout around the country.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - It may represent Al Gore's last gasp - Thursday's oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court, in which the Democrat's attorneys tried to persuade justices to overturn a lower court ruling on the month-long election dispute.That lower court ruling, by Leon County Circuit Court Judge Sanders Sauls, rejected the bid to get thousands of disputed ballots counted. Sauls also refused to reverse the certification of George W. Bush as the winner of Florida's 25 electoral votes and the presidential race.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Tropic, Utah (CNSNews.com) - Utah's battle with the federal government over property rights has taken an odd turn with one of the state's own congressional representatives co-sponsoring a bill to actually guarantee billions of dollars for the land grabs.On Valentine's Day, Rep. James V. Hansen (R-Utah) joined nine others in supporting a form of the Conservation and Reinvestment Act. Neither he nor House Resources Committee spokespeople could be reached for comment.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Nashville (CNSNews.com) - An Al Gore senior advisor may have to eat his words, as his Monday prediction of a Vice Presidential win in Tennessee has been proven wrong according to network reports. "It think he will win in Tennessee," Gore advisor Bob Schrum, said yesterday when asked about what statement it would make if Gore lost his home state.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Following months of pressure from various activist groups pleading for a moratorium on the death penalty, President Bill Clinton Thursday granted a stay of execution to a Texas man convicted on three counts of murder.This was Juan Raul Garza's second stay; the president allowed a four-month delay in August for defense attorneys to gather information for a possible clemency.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President George W. Bush may be more supportive of the Kyoto global warming treaty than previously believed, said one environmental policy analyst concerned about the future of carbon dioxide.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Nashville (CNSNews.com) - Black voters have been noticeably absent from the throngs of Democrat Al Gore supporters milling around the outdoor War Memorial site in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Wednesday morning.Of the estimated thousands present about 12:30 a.m. (CST), only a few minorities, including blacks and Hispanics, could be found throughout the crowd still waiting for their candidate.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
U.S. Supreme Court (CNSNews.com) - Democratic protesters may see it as their last stand - their convergence on the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to try to urge justices to let the Florida hand recount of disputed ballots resume. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside while attorneys for Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush pleaded their cases inside the august chambers of the nation's highest court.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - West Virginia had not voted for a Republican non-incumbent presidential candidate in 80 years, until the state helped George W. Bush squeak out a victory over Democrat Al Gore in the 2000 race. Less than four months after the election, however, Bush is under attack in parts of the state that believe he reneged on a promise to help coal miners with black lung disease.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Nashville (CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore is calling on his supporters to wait a while longer, as he announced his retraction of a concession in the wee hours of Wednesday morning in Nashville. A crowd gathered for Gore's expected address received the announcement with cheers and applause despite the rainfall that began falling around 11 p.m. (CST).
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Bill Clinton has received a leniency unseen in other similar cases, said one Constitutional scholar and attorney, commenting on an Arkansas judge's decision Monday to delay the president's disbarment proceedings about a month.Clinton is at risk of losing his law license because of false testimony he gave to a judge about his relationship with former White House intern, Monica Lewinsky.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - It's not socialism, it's progressive policy, said one Illinois representative, after speaking to a group of approximately 200 assembled to combat George W. Bush's electoral win and his presidential agenda."Progressive Democrats are not anti-private sector, are not anti-free market," U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) said. "We're just in favor of making sure there's sufficient government participation to ensure the rights of consumers and workers.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Nashville (CNSNews.com) - It's been a bizarre race by all accounts, according to numerous campaign officials for Democrat Al Gore in Nashville, but supporters have rallied around their candidate's decision to rescind his concession to Rep. George W. Bush. Crowds leaving the outdoor election-night rally in downtown Nashville were buoyant around 3:30 a.m. CST - a far cry from the reaction at the Gore campaign two hours earlier, when TV networks announced Bush the winner.