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NATIONAL JOURNAL: Obama: Most Liberal in Congress

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

So you do have a choice.  Obama is the Most Liberal, Clinton comes in 16th.  What about the rest? Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, the lone House member still in the presidential race, is the178th-most-conservative lawmaker in that chamber in 2007. His libertarian views placed him close to the center of the House in both the social issues and foreign-policy categories. He registered more conservative on economic issues. John McCain?  He […]

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Internet Phone Service Disrupted on Two Continents

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CAIRO, Egypt — Internet outages disrupted business and personal usage across a wide swath of the Middle East on Wednesday after an undersea cable in the Mediterranean was damaged, government officials and Internet-service providers said. An official who works in the customer-care department of Internet service provider DU said the problem was with a cable between Alexandria, Egypt, and Palermo, Italy. Six ships were diverted from the port at Alexandria […]

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Arrest in third largest Armored Car Heist

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The Richland County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday that an arrest has been made in the nation’s third largest armored car heist in history. It took place in May of 2007, right here in Columbia, South Carolina.  Authorities say Dominic Lyde was arrested in North Carolina by police responding to a disturbance that Lyde was involved with at a motel.   Investigators with the Fayetteville Police Department in North Carolina […]

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Hilton pleads Guilty to Killing Georgia Hiker

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

Hilton pleads guilty to killing hiker, spared from deathMeredith Emerson, 24, disappeared New Year’s Day By JEREMY REDMON, CHRISTIAN BOONEThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPublished on: 01/31/08 As Meredith Emerson’s parents looked on, Gary Michael Hilton pleaded guilty to a charge of murder Thursday in Dawson County Superior Court. Hilton pleaded guilty to murdering Emerson, 24, who disappeared while hiking on New Year’s Day in north Georgia. His plea was in exchange for […]

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Super Tuesday Coverage : Don't Negate Huckabee

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

Don’t Negate the Huckster  By Albert . Milliron  Mike Huckabee was given very little time in the California Debate even though the Real Clear Politics national average puts him within 1.5% points of Governor Mitt Romney 20.3% at 18.8%.  I took a quick look at several  sites that provide polling data for Super Tuesday Feb. 5th.  Huckabee Wins several states straight up and within striking distance in many others. With Mitt Romney falling […]

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Election 2008 : Candidates Schedules Today

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

Candidates who release thier Schedules to the Media in Advance    Jan. 31: Barack Obama Debate/Group Appearance Calif. Los Angeles The Democratic candidates debate in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. Eastern, sponsored by CNN, the Los Angeles Times and Politico. Jan. 31 D Hillary Clinton Debate/Group Appearance Calif. Los Angeles The Democratic candidates debate in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. Eastern, sponsored by CNN, the Los Angeles Times and Politico. Jan. […]

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Obama camp: $32M raised in one month

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama raised $32 million in the single month of January, matching his best three-month period last year, aides said Thursday. The money positions Obama for the sweeping Feb. 5 primary contests, when 22 states will be in play for the Democratic nomination. Aides also announced that with their money they can now advertise in states beyond the Super Tuesday contest next week. POLITICS […]

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Politics the Last 24 : McCain Liberal

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

The PM Line “John McCain is the most qualified candidate to be the next commander in chief of the United States,” Rudy Giuliani said a little while ago. “He’s an American hero.” The Fed made its second cut in just 8 days, slashing Federal funds rate a half point. Tonight’s GOP Debate at the Reagan Ranch in Simi Valley, Calif., will be without some familiar faces — Rudy’s and Fred’s. […]

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China’s free pass

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

China’s free passPosted by Damian Lanigan on 31 Jan 2008 at 00:09 Tags: China, Hu Jintao, Gordon Brown, Beijing Olympics, Hu Jia China’s government is rounding up human rights activists in preparation for the Olympics. Hu Jia is under house arrest for the crime of airing mild criticism of the regime’s priorities. The piece in the International Herald Tribune speaks of the governments attempts to “cleanse” the place of dissent. […]

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China's free pass

January 31, 2008 Politisite 0

China’s free pass Posted by Damian Lanigan on 31 Jan 2008 at 00:09 Tags: China, Hu Jintao, Gordon Brown, Beijing Olympics, Hu Jia China’s government is rounding up human rights activists in preparation for the Olympics. Hu Jia is under house arrest for the crime of airing mild criticism of the regime’s priorities. The piece in the International Herald Tribune speaks of the governments attempts to “cleanse” the place of […]