Scott Hogenson is a veteran of the US Navy and served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush administration. He was also the founding editor of CNSNews.com.

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July 7, 2008, 8:28 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A private organization of Democratic partisans rallied via the Internet has cancelled its planned "Fall Offensive," which it described as a grassroots effort keep the controversy of the 2000 presidential election in the minds of voters.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The continuing controversy swirling around the presidential election results in Florida has erupted on the Internet, with pressure on both Vice President Al Gore and Texas Governor George W. Bush to concede. The postings apparently are intended to add momentum for a new presidential election in one disputed Florida county.A Website called Democrats.com seeks to have voters in Palm Beach County, Florida, sign an affidavit swearing that they voted incorrectly in the November 7 election.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman Friday accused Republicans of "orchestrated demonstrations" in Miami-Dade County designed to "disrupt and halt the counting of ballots," there.Lieberman charged GOP partisans of deliberately trying to end the hand recount of votes there, and claimed that local canvassing board members decided to not continue a hand recount because of the protests.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Left-wing and liberal organizations, many of which have coalesced to oppose the nomination of John Ashcroft as U.S. attorney general, have received nearly $150 million in taxpayer money to finance their operations since 1996, according to a report by a Washington think tank.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher Sunday would not say whether the campaign of Vice President Al Gore would be prepared to accept the outcome of voting in Florida following a tabulation of absentee ballots there."We'll have to look at that," Christopher said Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press, indicating that the Gore camp might continue pressing for additional action if a third tabulation of the Florida vote, including absentee ballots, shows Texas Gov. George W. Bush won the state. "We'll be looking at other options," said Christopher.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After suffering a setback at the hands of the Florida Supreme Court Thursday, the campaign of Vice President Al Gore pledged to continue fighting the results of that state's presidential election results, which will determine the next president.The Gore campaign has filed suit to force another recount of the ballots in Miami-Dade County, which decided against recounting the votes there.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - While Bill Clinton was giving his farewell address to the American people Thursday night, hundreds of conservatives gathered in Washington, D.C., to offer their own farewell to the president - a mock funeral to mark "the death of the Clinton Administration."In a night filled with satirical barbs thrown at Clinton, "Master of Condolences" L. Brent Bozell III invited the crowd to take "one final walk down memory lane," in the form of a produced video compilation of the scandals that plagued the president during his eight years in office.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Five Florida voters are preparing a lawsuit against the major broadcast networks, major cable news outlets and the exit polling service they used in projecting Al Gore the winner of the Florida presidential election before the polls had closed in their state.The plaintiffs, all of whom live in the Florida panhandle region of the state, claim they were "disenfranchised by the networks' wrongfully projecting a Gore victory in Florida on Election Night before polls closed," where they live, according to a statement announcing the lawsuit.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to hear a motion filed by the George W Bush campaign alleging the violation of constitutional rights of some voters in Florida. The Bush campaign was arguing that additional hand recounts of ballots in select Florida counties did not permit due process and equal protection for voters in other Florida counties where the additional recounts were not taking place.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With a growing number of reports of pranks and vandalism at the White House, particularly the removal of the 'w' keys from computer keyboards, a major national office supply retailer is trying to ease the situation with an emergency shipment of spare parts.Mike Feuer, chairman and chief executive officer of Office Max, is ready to send hundreds of computer keyboards and individual 'w' keys to the White House in response to the vandalism.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The head of a Washington, DC-based legal group is claiming that the federal judge who ruled against a request to suspend the hand counting of ballots in select Florida counties should have recused himself from the case because of a lengthy history of campaign contributions to Democrats, including Bill Clinton and Al Gore.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A circuit court in Florida late Friday delayed deciding on whether hundreds of military ballots in Florida were properly excluded from the state's presidential vote tally.Leon County Circuit Court Judge Ralph Smith said only that he would look over the arguments offered by lawyers for the campaigns of Al Gore and George W. Bush, which initiated the proceeding.There was no indication of precisely when a decision would be handed down, though Smith, a Democrat, could rule as early as Saturday.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Buoyed by a line-up of high-profile speakers and not having to compete with political events elsewhere, organizers of the Conservative Political Action Conference said they're expecting a record number of participants at this year's annual event, which opens Thursday.More than 3,000 people are anticipated for the three-day conference of conservative political professionals and activists, according to Patricia F. Meagher, legislative director for the American Conservative Union, which sponsors the event.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Crystal City, Va. (CNSNews.com) - Republican politicians were urged to "stop being so polite," in their public relations dealings with Democrats, during a seminar Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Washington, D.C.In a sometimes raucous panel discussion on how President George W. Bush can fight the P.R. of the left, author David Horowitz, said conservatives needed to "begin to fight their fire with our fire," and accused the Democratic Party of being "a racist party."
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Election officials in Miami, Florida, Saturday announced that they would conduct a hand recount of the roughly 650,000 ballots cast by county voters in the November 7 presidential election.The recount, scheduled to begin November 20, is expected to take 10 days, with counters taking a day off on Thanksgiving, officials said.But the question of the hand recount may be rendered moot depending on the outcome of a scheduled hearing by the Florida Supreme Court Monday afternoon.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Florida legislature is climbing aboard the George W Bush campaign's appeal to the United States Supreme Court over the counting of ballots in Florida's presidential election.Florida House Speaker Tom Feeney said Friday that the legislature will join in the Bush appeal and argue that the Florida Supreme Court overstepped its bounds in establishing a new deadline for certifying election results, thus permitting hand recounts from selected Democratic strongholds to be included in the final tally of presidential votes.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
Crystal City, Va. (CNSNews.com) - Republican politicians were urged to "stop being so polite," in their public relations dealings with Democrats, during a seminar Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Washington, D.C.In a sometimes raucous panel discussion on how President George W. Bush can fight the P.R. of the left, author David Horowitz, said conservatives needed to "begin to fight their fire with our fire," and accused the Democratic Party of being "a racist party."
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush expanded his lead over Vice President Al Gore in Florida Saturday, as a count of absentee ballots from overseas gave Bush a lead of slightly less than 1,000 votes. Unofficial results gave Bush a 926-vote lead at mid-day Saturday, with all of Florida's 67 counties reporting their results. The tabulation of absentee ballots from abroad was marred by efforts to disallow some 1,400 votes because the envelopes in which they were mailed were not postmarked, a requirement of Florida law.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush Sunday was certified the winner in Florida's heavily contested presidential election. Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris made the announcement around 7:30 p.m. EST, declaring Bush the winner of the state's 25 electoral votes. But lawyers for Vice President Al Gore have vowed to contest the results in at least three Florida counties, keeping the ultimate outcome shrouded in uncertainty.
July 7, 2008, 8:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Linda Tripp lost her Pentagon job last month, but the Clinton Administration appointee questioned by a grand jury about whether he played a role in prompting a two-year criminal investigation of Tripp is still on the job.Robert Weiner, the Clinton Administration appointee who serves as chief of press relations for the White House National Drug Policy Office, is keeping his job at the request of the Bush Administration.