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Campaign Finance Reform

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May 2, 2003
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If you’re a masochist, you can read the 1,700 page court ruling that overturned most of John McCain’s campaign finance “reform” here. There’s one non-obvious thing about this issue: The two political parties have acted idealistically and against their own self-interests. Most Republicans oppose campaign finance “reform” even though it would give them a...

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Convention Date

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May 2, 2003
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I pointed out last year how the 2004 GOP convention date would give President Bush a huge boost in his re-election campaign; but many Democrats are only just beginning to understand: Pop quiz: If the Democrats are going to stand a chance of beating George W. Bush in 2004, they are going to have...

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Democratic Debate

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May 2, 2003
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Tomorrow nine Democratic presidential candidates will jostle for their share of ninety minutes in a televised [or, at least, it was supposed to be] debate in Columbia, South Carolina. Here’s one South Carolinian’s take: Lord knows there‚Äôs no better way to spend a Saturday night in Columbia than listening to nine folks we never...

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2004

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May 2, 2003
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The 2004 GOP convention has already been scheduled for maximum advantage; but New York Governor George Pataki wants to take it even further by laying the cornerstone for a new World Trade Center during the convention.

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Al-Jazeera

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May 2, 2003
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You don’t have to know Arabic to understand Al Jazeera’s coverage of the president’s speech. The pictures tell the story.

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They Were Wrong

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May 2, 2003
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“Never have so many been so wrong about so much.”

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Baghdad Museum

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May 1, 2003
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So, what else is new? The NYT lied, as usual.

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Contrast

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May 1, 2003
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Contrast

President Bush lands on the USS Abraham Lincoln A young John Kerry joins traitor Ramsey Clark in protesting the Vietnam war

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Landing On The Lincoln

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May 1, 2003
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Get near a TV if you can. The president will be landing on the Lincoln in about an hour (3 PM Eastern, noon Pacific.)

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Chill Wind

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May 1, 2003
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“A chill wind is blowing in this nation.”

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Another Lie

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May 1, 2003
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Yet another John Kerry lie exposed. It’s hard to even keep count of these.

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Carrier Landing

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May 1, 2003
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Be sure to watch the president’s speech from the USS Abraham Lincoln at 9 PM Eastern. The president, who used to be a fighter pilot, will be the co-pilot for a carrier landing: Bush, once a fighter pilot in the Texas Air National Guard, will make a dramatic arrival on the Lincoln aboard an...

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Strange Green Object

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April 30, 2003
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A strange green object has been found in the Capitol.

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House Races

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April 30, 2003
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More indications that the House is out of reach for Democrats for a decade, barring a GOP catastrophe. The Hill reports that vulnerable Republican congressman have outraised vulnerable Democrats by 2-1. And there are many more vulnerable Democrats than Republicans, as you can see from this study, which has been very reliable in previous...

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Arkansas Senate

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April 30, 2003
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More 2004 Arkansas Senate speculation today. The Hill says that Governor Mike Huckabee is waiting until the state budget battle ends to decide if he’ll run, while Roll Call says that the other dream candidate, Asa Hutchinson, has indicated that he isn’t averse to running. Obviously, the two potential Republican candidates are trying to...

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