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July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Herman Cain of Georgia on Monday became the first candidate to sign a proclamation promising an up-or-down vote on all judicial nominees who reach the Senate floor.The conservative Coalition for a Fair Judiciary distributed the "Fair Judiciary Oath" to candidates seeking the open Senate seat in Georgia, the first start targeted by the organization. Cain is vying for the Republican nomination against U.S. Reps. Mac Collins and Johnny Isakson.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
New York (CNSNews.com) - Republicans are reaching out to young voters and Hispanics at their convention this week, building on themes of the 2000 convention that sparked criticism from their political opponents.In separate press releases last week, convention organizers hailed the diversity of this year's delegates and promoted a "youth convention" that will feature young GOP stars and celebrities.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Federal Election Commission received a complaint Thursday asking that CBS be punished for broadcasting a "political attack ad" against President Bush in violation of campaign finance laws.The complaint, filed by the Center for Individual Freedom, accuses CBS and the Kerry campaign of colluding on a calculated attack on Bush. The network's "60 Minutes" program aired a now infamous segment Sept. 8 featuring discredited documents on Bush's National Guard service.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As questions continued to circulate Wednesday about a cache of missing explosives in Iraq, the Pentagon outlined a timeline suggesting Saddam Hussein's loyalists might have taken the 380 tons of weapons before U.S. forces reached the Qaqaa site in April 2003.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Financier and philanthropist George Soros has pledged $15.5 million to defeat President Bush, and now the liberal billionaire says he's ready for Sen. John Kerry to make it happen."I'm absolutely delighted that Senator Kerry has emerged as the front runner, because a war hero who wants to use military force only as the last resort stacks up very well against a warmonger who has not experienced war personally," Soros told Time magazine.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Four liberal candidates running for Congress got a boost Thursday from MoveOn.org, which is soliciting its 2 million members for campaign donations on their behalf.The four endorsements, pared down from more than 400 nominated candidates, come at a time when campaigns are making a push for contributions prior to the June 30 filing deadline for the second quarter of 2004.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
New York (CNSNews.com) - Democrats were on President Bush's case even before Republicans opened their convention Monday, attacking Bush for saying the war on terrorism wasn't winnable.Bush made the remark in an interview on NBC's "Today" show Monday. Speakers at a Democrat-organized press briefing seized on the comment to highlight what they view as differences between Bush and Sen. John Kerry.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Billionaire financier George Soros reemerged in the presidential race Tuesday to announce a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign and nationwide speaking tour to criticize President Bush.Soros vowed to spend up to $3 million to refocus the anti-war message and intensify the attacks on Bush's handling of Iraq. As an ardent supporter of Sen. John Kerry's presidential bid, he also hopes to help defeat Bush in November.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Sen. John Kerry's votes for and against the $87 billion funding bill for U.S. troops in Iraq last year "made perfect sense," said liberal billionaire George Soros, who delivered a wide-ranging speech Thursday at the National Press Club."John Kerry has presented a cogent and coherent case, but the Bush campaign managed to define him before he could define himself," Soros said. "They made fun of his explanation of the various votes he cast on the $87 billion appropriation for Iraq, although those votes made perfect sense."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, the Senate's second ranking Democrat, said Thursday that Education Secretary Rod Paige should resign for comments he made earlier this week describing the National Education Association as a "terrorist organization.""I met with the governors who were there, and Secretary Paige did not say once that the National Education Association was a 'terrorist organization,' he said it twice," Reid told CNSNews.com. "I think it's despicable. I personally think the secretary should resign."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As thousands of Democrats converge on Boston next week for their party's convention, notable Republicans will follow closely behind in a weeklong effort to document and counteract John Kerry's "extreme makeover."
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
New York (CNSNews.com) - Longtime New York Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel had some critical words Monday for his party's presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, telling reporters and others gathered for a Democrat-sponsored rally that veterans shouldn't boast about their military achievements."I don't think veterans ought to be running around saying what good that they've done or to believe that you have to be a veteran or hero to serve this great republic," Rangel told an audience at Grant's Tomb that had nearly as many journalists as spectators.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(Update: Includes comments from Kerry spokesman Chad Clanton.) (CNSNews.com) - In an interview Wednesday on "Good Morning America," Sen. John Kerry called his now famous "$87 billion" quote about Iraq war appropriations an inarticulate moment "late in the evening when I was dead tired." But news reports at the time indicate Kerry made the comment at a noontime rally, not at night.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Owners of the Boston Red Sox and the club's president have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Democrat candidates, including Sen. John Kerry, while giving little to Republicans, according to federal election records.Red Sox principal owner John W. Henry, a hedge fund investor, donated $471,500 to Democrats since 2000, much of it in large amounts to Democrat campaign committees. Henry gave the maximum $2,000 to Sen. John Kerry last year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - Mississippi federal judge Charles W. Pickering Sr. became the fourth judicial nominee this year to be filibustered by Senate Democrats. His nomination to a federal appeals court was blocked Thursday.Republicans were unable to muster the 60 votes needed to cut off debate in the Senate. The final vote was 54-43. Last year, when Democrats controlled the Senate, they defeated Pickering's nomination in committee.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Education Secretary Rod Paige's criticism of the National Education Association has inspired the teachers' union to aggressively press forward with its effort to undo provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.Calls for Paige's resignation haven't subsided since he dubbed the NEA a "terrorist organization" at a Feb. 23 meeting with the nation's governors. Paige further irritated the union when his apology decried the "obstructionist scare tactics" employed by NEA's Washington lobbyists.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Filmmaker Michael Moore will join fellow liberals Howard Dean and Jesse Jackson in Boston next week for three days of events designed to rally the Democratic Party's left, members of whom will be in town for the nomination of John Kerry as the party's standard bearer in this year's presidential race.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
New York (CNSNews.com) - USA Today hired Michael Moore to write a column from a liberal's perspective during the Republican National Convention this week. But Moore did more talking than writing Monday night when he railed about the issues.Reporters from news outlets across the globe, including CNSNews.com, spoke to Moore for nearly 20 minutes before Monday's primetime speeches. The following are some of the topics Moore addressed. When asked about the impact of GOP speakers Rudy Giuliani, John McCain and Arnold Schwarzenegger:
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - On the eve of Thursday's presidential debate, media watchdog groups on both the left and right panned the four journalists who will moderate the contests.The left-leaning Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting viewed the journalists as lightweights who won't ask tough questions. At the conservative Media Research Center, the parent of CNSNews.com, all four moderators are seen as possessing a liberal bias.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - With a battle brewing over the judicial nomination of Janice Rogers Brown, Senate Republicans joined a handful of black conservatives Tuesday to denounce the Democrat-led filibusters of President Bush's nominees.