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John Kerry Stumps for Baldacci in Maine

John Kerry is Maine today stumping for Governor John Baldacci’s re-election campaign. In the photo below Kerry joins Maine governor John Baldacci in an anecdote about the Red Sox playoffs and the U.S. Presidential debates. Kerry was attending two events for Baldacci today in Maine — an afternoon fund-raiser at the Sea Dog Brewing Company […]

More Hot Water for Frist: Charity Records Raise Questions

Already under investigation by federal authorities for possible insider trading, it seems that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist may be in more hot water as AP News reports that First’s “AIDS charity paid nearly a half-million dollars in consulting fees to members of his political inner circle, according to tax returns providing the first financial […]

Congress Works Weekend to Wrap Up Bills

AP News reports that Congress is working this weekend “searching for pre-holiday deals on the anti-terrorism law, military spending and budgets for big domestic agencies.” Among the items other than the renewal of the Patriot Act awaiting action in Congress are: _the Republicans’ $40 billion-plus, five-year spending cut plan. It would take on the spiraling […]

Bush Says He Authorized Eavesdropping in U.S

Bush said Saturday in the Presidential Radio Address that “he personally has authorized a secret eavesdropping program in the U.S. more than 30 times since the Sept. 11 attacks and he lashed out at those involved in publicly revealing the program.” “This is a highly classified program that is crucial to our national security,” he […]