Elections

Republicans Seek Cancer Research and, uh, alter the electoral college

As part of a signature drive by Republicans seeking to fund cancer research, they are also collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to alter California's electoral votes in their favor. People are being asked to sign a petition for cancer research and are being handed the petition for the electoral scheme.

Hagel And Warner Departures Predicted In July

Two prominent, dissenting voices in Republican politics, Senators Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and John Warner of Virginia have recently announced their departure at the end of their current terms. Their announcements may have come as a surprise to some, but Human Events saw their departures coming.

Edwards' Mixed Manufacturing Message

While speaking to a labor union on Tuesday, presidential candidate John Edwards gave a mixed message regarding the direction he'd like to see manufacturing take in the U.S.

Republican War On California?

As the Department of Homeland Security prepares for an assault on businesses that hire illegal immigrants, Californians in particular can look forward to economic and social devastation.

GOP Used Tax Dollars To Boost Campaigns

In a possible violation of the Hatch Act, the Bush Administration used federal funds to boost efforts to elect Republican candidates in key battleground states.

Edwards Critical Of Rivals Accepting Money From Murdoch's News Corp

Focused particularly on Hillary Clinton, presidential candidate John Edwards called on his political rivals to return any contributions received from News Corp, parent company of right-wing mouth piece FOXNews.

Turkey May Become An Islamist State

Tomorrow's elections for a Turkish president could deliver Turkey into the hands of a party determined, although they claim otherwise, to bring about Islamist rule.

Duplicitous Republican Senators Face 2008 Battle

Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic point man for steering the successful Democratic Senatorial election efforts in 2006 and the upcoming election in 2008, believes that they can make the Republicans who talk against the war but vote for it pay with their jobs in the 2008 election.

Justice Department Working To Shrink Voter Rolls

In another case of the Department of Justice selectively enforcing laws comes a tale of disenfranchisement of voters. The Justice Department's Voting Section is pressuring ten states to purge "ineligible" voters from their rolls. At the same time, the same body refuses to compel the states to enforce new laws that require people applying for social services be given an opportunity to register to vote.

Kerry Calls Romney The Real Flip-Flopper

Former presidential candidate John Kerry has come forth accusing Mitt Romney of being the Flip-Flopper of the 2008 presidential election.

Hillary Clinton Two-Faced About Iraq

In a world of sound bites, presidential candidate and Democratic Senator from New York, Hillary Clinton, is playing a very cynical game. Amidst paragraphs of speech talking about withdrawing troops from Iraq, she buries her intention to keep troops in Iraq if elected.

Are Large Debates Effective?

John Edwards and Hillary Clinton got caught musing privately on that question by FoxNews after a televised debate on Thursday night. While they went about discussing the issue in the wrong venue, I think they have a point.

Giuliani Opposed To Medical Marijuana

Republican presidential hopeful, Rudy Giuliani has gone on record as opposing the legalization of marijuana for medical use.

White House Ready For Withdrawal?

As the White House prepares it's interim report on the progress of the so-called "surge", more and ore officials within the West Wing are talking about trying to announce plans for a redeployment in an effort to shore-up the shattering support the Administration has from the Republican side of Congress.

Fred Thompson Lobbied For Abortion Rights

While working as a lobbyist in 1991, soon-to-be social conservative presidential candidate Fred Thompson lobbied the George H.W. Bush administration about easing the government's gag rule in regards to federally funded clinics.

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