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Thompson and Bush
theepochtimes.com

Tommy Thompson Wants a Promotion

Add former secretary for Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson to the growing list of likely Republican presidential candidates in ‘08.  Like John McCain and Rudy Giuliani before him, Thompson has announced plans to form an exploratory committee, signaling his intention to run.

Posted on Nov 16, 2006 READ MORE


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Russ Feingold
russfeingold.org

Not Born to Run

While some of us are still recovering from our post-midterm hangovers, politicians already have their sights set on the 2008 presidential election.  Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) countered expectations today by announcing he would not seek his party’s nomination for president, choosing instead to focus on his work in the Senate.

Posted on Nov 12, 2006 READ MORE


John McCain
interet-general.info

McCain Gears Up to Run

Though he hasn’t made any official announcement, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) plans to launch a presidential exploratory committee—the first step toward running for the highest office in the land.

Posted on Nov 11, 2006 READ MORE


John Kerry
From NBC

Kerry: I’d Deserve a Second Chance in ‘08

The Mass. senator stopped short of announcing he’s making another presidential run, but said it’s a basic principle that “Americans give people a second chance.”

Posted on Oct 16, 2006 READ MORE


McCain’s New Bosom Buddies: First Falwell, Now Bush

In his likely bid for the White House, John McCain has not only embraced Jerry Falwell, the man he once called an “agent of intolerance,” but he’s now getting buddy-buddy with the man whose campaign spread a malicious rumor during the 2000 race that McCain had fathered an illegitimate child.

Posted on Jul 3, 2006 READ MORE


Robert Scheer: Hillary’s Shameful Straddling on Iraq

If Sen. Clinton can’t demonstrate clear leadership on Iraq now, why should we believe she would grow a backbone as president?

Posted on Jun 20, 2006 READ MORE


The End of the Electoral College as We Know it?

The California Assembly passed a measure to pledge the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote (as opposed to giving its Electoral College votes to the winner of the California popular vote).
This would come into effect only if enough other states passed similar measures. But if it happens, it will mean the end of the electoral college as we know it.

Posted on Jun 1, 2006 READ MORE


Clinton Portraits
David Scull / From The New York Times

Clintons Balance Married and Private Lives

As Hillary Clinton gears up for a presumed White House run, Bill Clinton has told friends that his number one priority is not to cause her any trouble. The N.Y. Times explores how the former president is attempting to position a future one…

Posted on May 23, 2006 READ MORE


Gore lecture
From a123.g.akamai.net

Gore 2008 Buzz Is Growing

As Al Gore crisscrosses the country to promote his new global warming movie, Democrats are speculating with feverish intensity about the former veep’s political future.
Update: Arianna appears to be on board, and even Franklin Foer of The New Republic is gushing about Gore’s movie.

Posted on May 17, 2006 READ MORE


Hillary Clinton and Rupert Murdoch
Clinton: smh.com.au / Murdoch: dnevnik.com.hr

Hillary, ‘Who the Hell Are You?’

Just who is this woman who is accepting a fundraiser thrown by Rupert Murdoch, asks columnist Richard Cohen in this incisive piece.

  • Meanwhile, Hillary defends cozying up with the rabidly right-wing Murdoch: “He’s my constituent.”
    Oh, puh-leeze!

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    Posted on May 11, 2006 READ MORE


    Al Gore magazine covers
    From the Wall Street Journal

    Gore for 2008?

    Favorable publicity surrounding Al Gore’s new global warming movie has contributed to the buzz that the former VP has his sights set on the White House in 2008. A former aide tells the WSJ that he’s been talking about it.

    Posted on May 8, 2006 READ MORE


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