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Spitzer Resigns, Citing Personal Failings

a shared story    353 weeks 3 days 36 minutes ago
Gov. Eliot Spitzer, reeling from revelations that he had been a client of a prostitution ring, announced his resignation today, becoming the first governor of New York to be forced from office in nearly a century. Mr. Spitzer, appearing somber and with his wife at his side,...(more) 



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Adding Up the Benefit Of Pennies at the Pump

a shared story    346 weeks 4 days 10 hours 10 minutes ago
Both Sen. John McCain and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton have called for a "gas tax holiday" this summer to offer commuters and vacationers some relief from spiraling gasoline prices. They have urged Congress to suspend the 18.4-cent-a-gallon federal tax and 24.4-cent diesel tax between Memorial Day...(more) 



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Concern in G.O.P. After Rough Week for McCain

a shared story    322 weeks 6 days 15 hours 43 minutes ago
After a turbulent week that included new disclosures about Gov. Sarah Palin and signs that Senator John McCain was struggling to strike the right tone for his campaign, Republican leaders said Saturday they were worried that Mr. McCain was heading for defeat unless he brought stability...(more) 



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Sarah Palin and Himbo McCain don't know what Freddie and Fannie do!

a shared story    327 weeks 4 days 22 hours 12 minutes ago
Toward the end of this clip you'll see Palin cluelessly saying that Freddie and Fannie are "too expensive for taxpayers" and then blathers on about how she and McCain will make them smaller. Meanwhile, Himbo McCain applauds in the background -- just as clueless. I guess the understanding...(more) 



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Brown resigns as prime minister

a shared story    240 weeks 3 days 22 hours 39 minutes ago
Gordon Brown resigns as UK prime minister with the Lib Dems poised to give David Cameron their backing as his successor. 



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Restoring democracy: Florida scraps electronic voting machines

a shared story    374 weeks 6 days 19 hours 55 minutes ago
After the history-making presidential recount of 2000, Palm Beach County sold hundreds of its infamous Votomatic machines to memorabilia seekers, including a group of chiropractors in Arizona, the cable-news host Greta Van Susteren and the hotelier André Balazs. One machine ended up in the Smithsonian Institution....(more) 



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McCain and Clinton win in New Hampshire

a shared story    362 weeks 3 days 15 hours 1 minute ago
Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) won today's New Hampshire primaries, capping two remarkable political comebacks. While public polling suggested that McCain would triumph over former governor Mitt Romney, there were few -- if any -- political strategists who believed that Clinton had any...(more) 



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New Tone Set in E-Mails on Bush Warrant

a shared story    358 weeks 3 days 1 hour 25 minutes ago
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) -- The tone has changed in e-mails this Vermont town has been receiving on its proposal to issue warrants for the arrests of President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Now, more people are supporting the resolution.... 



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Reaction to Karl Rove Resignation

a shared story    383 weeks 4 days 20 hours 13 minutes ago
Here's my reaction: whoopee!!! Has Bush lost his brain or has Karl really gone to start folding the silk sheets for their life in the corporate world where they've made so much money for their friends. Whatever. He's gone. Someone dust off a federal prosecutor and...(more) 



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President Bush Announces Karl Rove's Resignation

a shared story    383 weeks 4 days 20 hours 39 minutes ago
BUSH: Karl Rove is moving on down the road. I've been talking to Karl for a while about his desire to spend more time with Darby and Andrew. This is a family that's made enormous sacrifices not only for our beloved state of Texas but for...(more) 



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Full text of Obama speech on race and America

a shared story    352 weeks 3 days 23 hours 15 minutes ago
The Drudgereport (of all places) has posted the full text of Obama's speech on race. It's good! From the speech.. “We the people, in order to form a more perfect union.” Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a...(more) 



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Sotomayor pushes back hard on racial bias charges

a shared story    283 weeks 3 days 16 hours 57 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sonia Sotomayor pushed back vigorously Tuesday against Republican charges that she would bring bias and a liberal agenda to her seat as the first Hispanic woman on the Supreme Court, insisting repeatedly she would be impartial as GOP senators tried to undercut her...(more) 



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