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Coverage of Kerry in Seattle: Kerry blisters Republicans

John Kerry was in Seattle today speaking at the National Conference of State Legislatures: Kerry blisters Republicans, touts Democratic comeback at state level By David Ammons, AP Political Writer | August 19, 2005 SEATTLE –John Kerry, last year’s unsuccessful Democratic nominee for president, was back on the campaign trail Friday — this time promoting a […]

Frist Backs Teaching Intelligent Design

Just when we thought he wasn’t all bad for supporting stem cell research Bill Frist has come out in favor of teaching intelligent design in the schools saying, “I think today a pluralistic society should have access to a broad range of fact, of science, including faith.” You would think that someone who went to […]

CNN Reports on Mistaken WMD Intelligence

While we weren’t looking someone snuck some real reporters back into CNN. On Sunday at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. they will be airing a show entitled Dead Wrong — Inside an Intelligence Meltdown looking at the intelligence errors leading up to the Iraq war. According to CNN, the show “pieces together the events leading […]

Reminders for 9/11

It should come as no surprise that Bush plans to continue to use 9/11 for politcal gain. Ron Fournier reports that Bush plans on 9/11 reminders: Changing the subject would help Bush, and he has a chance to do that with the upcoming fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist strikes. Aides say the […]

Bipartisan Opposition To War Growing

Maybe Bush is a uniter after all. Earlier this week we had both a Democratic Senator (Feingold) and a Republican Senator (Hagel) call for a plan to withdraw from Iraq. Now it looks like we may have a bipartisan resolution in the House calling for withdrawal. Republican Congressman Walter Jones has about fifty co-sponsors on […]

Today’s Op-Eds on Elections and the Supreme Court

There’s two must read op-eds today. Paul Krugman looks back at the 2000 election, noting that Katherine Harris’s planned runn for the Senate will stir up these memories. He cites a recent book which looked at the election: In his recent book “Steal This Vote” – a very judicious work, despite its title – Andrew […]