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Entries by Will Thomas from 12/2007

Giuliani Shouted Down By Ron Paul Supporters At Event

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

It was Rudy Giuliani campaigning for president on the Marietta Square on Sunday afternoon, but anyone listening may well have thought the candidate's ...

Apparent Huckabee Supporters Floods Iowa With Negative Calls

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

A newly-formed group claiming to support Mike Huckabee hit the phones of Iowa Republicans tonight with an automated push-poll attacking Huckabee's GOP...

Clinton Assails Obama As Iowa Lead Fades

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

With a new poll showing her losing ground in the Iowa caucus race, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) mounted a new, more aggressive attack against ...

Don Imus Back On The Radio

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Don Imus returned to the airwaves Monday eight months after he was fired for a racially charged remark about the Rutgers women's basketball team, and ...

Biden On Immigration Politics: 'That's What White Boys Have Done For A Long Time, Bang People Against Each Other'

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics
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The Democratic rivals courted urban liberals and racial minorities, both key to winning the nomination and the White House, by vowing to empower Ameri...

Two Washington Post Reporters Criticize Paper For Obama Muslim Story

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Okay, there have been a few developments with regard to the widely-criticized Washington Post piece I posted about last week that recycled the Obam...

Iowa Poll: Clinton And Obama Close

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

THE RACE: The presidential race for Democrats in Iowa THE NUMBERS Hillary Rodham Clinton, 31 percent Barack Obama, 26 percent John Edwards, 19 per...

Huckabee Pulls Within 3 Of Rudy Giuliani

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

If the current round of Huck-a-mania is nothing more that Mike Huckabee's fifteen minutes of fame, the former Arkansas Governor is certainly making th...

Fox News Refuses To Run Pro-Constitution Ad

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Fox News has refused to air an ad produced by the Center for Constitutional Rights that criticizes the Bush administration for "destroying the Constit...

Stunning: U.S. Report Says Iran Shelved Nuke Program Years Ago

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

A new assessment by American intelligence agencies concludes that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003 and that the program remains frozen,...

Hillary Continues To Ratchet Up Rhetoric Against Obama

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton suggested Monday that Barack Obama has too little experience and perhaps too much ambition, pressing an increasingly aggressive...

US: Al-Qaida Resuming Activity In Afghanistan

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

The U.S. military is seeing early signs that al-Qaida may be stepping up its activities in Afghanistan, a senior defense official revealed for the fir...

Romney: I'm Not Giving A JFK Speech

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney distanced his much anticipated speech on his Mormon religion from President Kennedy's now iconic 1960 spee...

Robert Reich: Clinton Lacks "Conviction About Anything"

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Bill Clinton's former Secretary of Labor issued a blistering criticism of the former president's wife on Monday, accusing her of "not telling the trut...

Gallup Poll: Huckabee Surges Nationally, Clinton And Giuliani Fade

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

"National support for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Rudy Giuliani significantly eroded over the past month," USA TODAY Washington bur...

Cheney On His Iran Rhetoric: "I Did It Once, I'll Do It Again"

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

Now that the new National Intelligence Estimate suggests Iran shelved its nuclear weapons program in 2003, will the White House be moving away from it...

Press Briefing: Bush Learned Of NIE Iran Findings 'In The Last Few Months,' But Continued Rhetoric

Posted 12.03.2007 | Politics

This afternoon, National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley held a press briefing on the new National Intelligence Estimate, which concludes that Iran st...

President Bush To Hold Press Conference This Morning

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

President Bush, entrenched in disputes with Congress over spending and the war in Iraq, wants to intensify pressure on lawmakers when he addresses the...

Democratic-Leaning PAC Attack Hillary With Television Ad

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

Here's a first look at the first independent Democratic television attack ad of the cycle. It's a shot at Hillary Clinton from Democratic Courage, an...

Giuliani's Firm Lobbied Against US Counterterrorism Efforts

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

Although Rudolph W. Giuliani is campaigning as President Bush's staunch ally in the war on terror, his law office has lobbied Congress on behalf of le...

Sen. Cantwell Aide Arrested For Soliciting Minor

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

A former aide to Sen. Maria Cantwell is in federal custody after being arrested on a charge of attempting to sexually exploit a minor. James Michael ...

CREW: Bush Administration Lost More Than 10 Million Emails

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

CREW's Anne Weismann told crn.com that the number of missing e-mails from the White House far surpasses the widely stated total of five million. It co...

Clinton E-mail Warns Supporters Of "Dirty Tricks"

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

"Dirty tricks" such as phone calls guiding Iowans to incorrect caucus locations, and push polls, where the caller spreads negative information while p...

Neocons Attack U.S. Iran Report As "Intelligence Scam"

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

The National Intelligence Estimate released on Monday resounded with the authority of 16 American spy agencies in agreement that Iran halted its nucle...

Gay Ambassador Resigns Over Discrimination In State Department

Posted 12.04.2007 | Politics

Appointed by President Bush in 2001 to be Ambassador to Romania, Michael Guest was the first publicly gay man to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate to se...