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3/29/07Waxman`s ‘1984` Law Would Impede Citizen Lobbying
Opponents of a new executive branch lobbying reform bill working its way through the U.S. House of Representatives warn that it will impede an ordinary citizen`s absolute right to communicate with gov . . . .
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3/29/07Opening Shots
It's not every day a federal circuit court rocks the political, legal, and academic worlds. But on March 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit did just that, ruling in the . . . .
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3/28/07Campaign Reform? Try Campaign Inflation
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg reportedly tells friends that his idea of good financial planning is to have his check to the undertaker bounce. "So," asks the Washington Post, "how does a billionaire s . . . .
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3/28/07If You Wanna Speak, You Better Have A Lawyer
When Karen Sampson and six of her neighbors decided to oppose a local ballot initiative, they learned an important lesson about modern American politics: To speak out, you need more than an opinion. T . . . .
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3/27/07Latest Black Eye For New York Times
The Times evidently knew it was printing phony information in a recent story, but waited a week to print a correction. In fact, it appears to have scheduled a correction for a week later and the only . . . .
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3/27/07Hillary Clinton`s $2.6 Million Hollywood Hit
Sen. Hillary Clinton hit Hollywood at the estate of grocery store mogul Ron Burkle and took home $2.6 million for her presidential campaign. Read About It: Fox News POSTED: Tu . . . .
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3/23/07AL-Mighty Preacher Running Out Of Power
Al Gore went to do his preacher-scientist-prophet thing on Capitol Hill, and he said unto the elected politicians listening to his testimony that they must "walk through that fire" to save the planet . . . .
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3/23/072008: The Battle For A Generation
Hillary Clinton is about the last major Democrat from the left-wing of her generation capable of taking on her generation`s right-wing for the presidency. The year 2008 will witness Hillary and her fe . . . .
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3/22/07When Aiming For Control, Be Certain You Know Where Your Target Is
"As the first, and for a great while the only, journalist to talk on the record with Jim Zumbo following his disastrous blog entry about semi-automatic rifles in mid-February," writes Dave Workman, "I . . . .
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3/22/07Law And Order And Guns
"One person`s "reasonable and sensible" gun laws aren`t always another`s. So when Rudy Giuliani recognizes that the Second Amendment guarantees people the right to bear arms subject to "reasonable and . . . .
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3/21/07Hillary Brings On Bill For A D.C. Fundraiser
Bill Clinton joined his wife, Hillary, for a rare joint campaign appearance last night, raising $2.7 million for her presidential bid and telling about 1,000 donors he always thought she was the best . . . .
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3/20/07Scientists Blame Hollywood For Increased Fears Over Global Warming
Leading climate change experts have thrown their weight behind two scientists who hit out at the "Hollywoodisation" of global warming. Professors Paul Hardaker and Chris Collier, both Royal Meteorolog . . . .
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3/20/07The Blame-America-First Crowd
"They always blame America first." That was Jeane Kirkpatrick, describing the "San Francisco Democrats" in 1984. But it could be said about a lot of Americans, especially highly educated Americans, to . . . .
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3/20/07Rudy`s Gun-Control Agenda
The 2007 version of Rudy Giuliani defends his past support of gun control as a necessary evil to fight crime in a big city. Read About It: Human Events POSTED: Tuesday, March . . . .
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3/19/07Changing Rules On 527s
Congressional Democrats are considering curbs on 527s, those shadowy soft-money groups that inundated the radio and television airwaves with propaganda ads during the last few election cycles. Wonder . . . .
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3/16/07Hunting The Hook And Bullet Vote
Each election cycle, campaigns from Big Sky, Mont., to Big Cypress, Fla., organize sportsmen coalitions to win over the votes of Americans who hunt and fish. Some of these efforts are well-planned and . . . .
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3/14/07Second Amendment Showdown
"Last week`s decision, striking down the District of Columbia`s ban on guns as unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, flowed directly from the text, history and original understanding of the Con . . . .
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3/13/07Hillary`s Thesis: The Village Needs An Enemy
Hillary Clinton`s political methods were founded on the theories of a 1960s radical about whom she wrote her college thesis in 1969. It may take a village to raise a child, but Clinton`s college thes . . . .
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3/12/07Democrats Question Hillary`s Electability
Talk among Democrats that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton could end up losing the Democratic presidential nomination is increasing because of growing doubts about her electability, fueled by her declining . . . .
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3/10/07D.C.'s Ban On Handguns In Homes Is Thrown Out
A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that the District's longtime ban on keeping handguns in homes is unconstitutional. The 2 to 1 decision by an appellate panel outraged D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fe . . . .
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3/9/07Sen. Hagel Expected To Declare `08 Bid
Nebraska`s Chuck Hagel, the Senate Republican most outspoken in opposition to President Bush`s March 2003 decision to invade Iraq, is expected to announce March 12 that he will make a bid for the Repu . . . .
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3/8/07`O8: What, No Conservatives
The axiom is as old as human striving: The perfect is the enemy of the good. In politics, this means that insisting on perfection in a candidate interferes with selecting a satisfactory one. Which is . . . .
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3/8/07In the NewsObama Says His Investments Presented No Conflicts Of Interest

Senator Barack Obama says that he did not believe it was a conflict of interest to seek investment advice and use the brokerage services recommended by a friend and political contributor. He said he h . . . .

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3/8/07Americans See Media Aiding Moral Decline
Most Americans think culture is becoming more immoral, and they view the media -- both entertainment and news -- as prime culprits, according to a new survey. Read About It: Washington Times . . . .
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3/8/07CBS Shakeup To Rescue Katie
Rick Kaplan, a giant in TV journalism (he`s 6-foot-7), is being brought in by CBS News President Sean McManus to rescue Katie Couric`s languishing ratings from third place. In his long career, Kaplan, . . . .
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3/8/07Illegal Aliens Seen Eroding Vote
Illegal aliens are eroding the integrity of U.S. elections, and will continue to do so without tighter voting laws, several members of Congress testified at a hearing on Capitol Hill March 7. Read . . . .
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3/6/07What Hillary Didn`t Do
When pressed about her qualifications for the presidency, Sen. Hillary Clinton falls back on her husband`s domestic-policy record--claiming credit for the good economy, welfare reform and the balanced . . . .
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3/5/07Another Hillary Defector
Greg Craig, a Washington super-lawyer with close ties to the Clintons, is supporting Sen. Barack Obama for President. Craig was a White House special counsel defending President Bill Clinton in the Se . . . .
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3/5/07Hillary`s Snipe At Obama Erodes Standing In Polls
Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton`s decline in the polls stems partly from her attack on Sen. Barack Obama, her chief rival for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, political pollsters said. . . . .
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3/2/07Reading Hillary Rodham`s Hidden Thesis
The senior thesis of Hillary D. Rodham, Wellesley College class of 1969, has been speculated about, spun, analyzed, debated, criticized and defended. But rarely has it been read, because for the eight . . . .
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3/2/07Keeping The Press Honest
Six silent television screens are tuned to six different channels on the third-floor offices of the Media Research Center in Alexandria, producing a discordant TV tableau. It`s all in a day`s work for . . . .
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3/1/07Surging Rudy Hits `Guns & Values` Pitfall
One-third of voters take issue with a presidential candidate who supports gun control or has been married three times like Rudy Giuliani, a new Time magazine poll shows. The numbers indicate potential . . . .
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3/1/07Newt Rips "Nasty" Hillary
In a wide-ranging New York Post editorial-board interview, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton "a nasty woman" who runs an "endlessly ruthless" campaign machine. The . . . .
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3/1/07McCain Rejects CPAC Invite
Sen. John McCain is the only major Republican presidential candidate who will not address the nation`s premier gathering of conservatives this year. Read About It: Washington Times . . . .
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3/1/07High Court, Low Politics: Part II
It is understandable that liberal Democratic presidents, beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt, loaded the Supreme Court with liberal, Democratic justices. It is far harder to understand how a whole su . . . .
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3/1/07NRA AlertState of the States

The new frontiers in the battle to protect our rights are being carved out in the 50 state capitals. The state legislatures are the incubators for issues that will soon come to Washington, so it's even more critical that we kill the noxious spores of restrictions on our rights before they spread.

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