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9/30/08It's economy with the truth, stupid
Just imagine what the sneering left intelligentsia, in the United States and elsewhere, would have said if a Republican vice-presidential candidate had told CBS News that "when the stockmarket crashed . . . .
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9/29/08NRA-PVF Endorses Shelley Moore Capito for Re-election to U.S. House of Representatives
FAIRFAX, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in the second congres . . . .
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9/29/08NRA - PVF Endorses Congressman Virgil Goode for Reelection in Virginia's 5th District
Fairfax, VA-Congressman Virgil Goode, running for re-election in Virginia's 5th district, has received the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF)'s endorsement. "Virgil Goode . . . .
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9/29/08Guard gun rights, McCain says
Speaking by satellite from Washington last night, Republican Sen. John McCain told a friendly crowd of hunting and fishing enthusiasts in Columbus that they shouldn`t trust Democrat Barack Obama when . . . .
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9/29/08MI: Lenawee resident featured in new NRA ad
A television advertisement by the National Rifle Association featuring Scott Siefert of Ogden Township is scheduled to begin airing Wednesday in Michigan. In the ad Seifert outlines his support fo . . . .
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9/29/08Backlash to Obama officials squelching political speech
Following legal threats by Missouri state law-enforcement officials supporting Barack Obama against presidential campaign ads that appeared to be false or misleading, Gov. Matt Blunt today likened the . . . .
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9/26/08Obama seeks to take down NRA ads, threatens stations
The Obama campaign has written radio stations in Pennsylvania and Ohio, pressing them to refuse to air an ad from the National Rifle Association. NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam, who provided the . . . .
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9/26/08Obama Campaign Tells TV Stations Not to Run NRA TV Ads
In this letter sent this week from to TV station managers from Obama campaign general counsel Bob Bauer, obtained by ABC News, the Obama campaign argues that a TV ad by the National Rifle Association . . . .
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9/25/08Obama Campaign Threatens Legal Action Over NRA Ads
Fairfax, VA-Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign has sent threatening letters to news agencies in Pennsylvania and Ohio to stop airing ads exposing his anti-gun record sponsored by the National R . . . .
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9/25/08'Nobody Knows Obama's Record on Guns Better Than I Do,'
The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "One of the most blatant lies ever to come from a politician's mouth," is how the ISRA is characterizing a recent state . . . .
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9/25/08Eight Keys to 2008
With the history-making nominations of Barack Obama and Sarah Palin, 2008 is shaping up as the most fascinating election since the 1968 Nixon-Humphrey-Wallace brawl, or possibly the 1912 face-off betw . . . .
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9/25/08Founding Brothers, What's behind Obama's early rise?
New evidence strongly suggests that Barack Obama has been less than forthcoming about the role that unrepentant Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers may have played in choosing him to lead the Chi . . . .
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9/24/08Revenge of the Bitter Gun Owners
Last spring, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to arms, Democrats hoped the decision would neutralize the gun issue. Instead the ruling, by in . . . .
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9/24/08NRA Begins Push To Tarnish Obama On Guns
The defining moment in the National Rifle Association`s eight-figure advertising offensive against Barack Obama takes place about 15 seconds into a new spot. After claiming that Obama supports "a huge . . . .
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9/24/08Fact-Checkers Fall Short in Criticizing NRA's Anti-Obama Ads
Joe Biden, campaigning in southwest Virginia, called any notion that Barack Obama wanted to take away people's guns "malarkey." Montana's Democratic governor, Brian Schweitzer, previously told reporte . . . .
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9/23/08Factcheck And Brady Campaign Share Same Sugar Daddy
Impartial? Independent? NO! FactCheck and Brady Campaign in Bed with Annenberg Foundation FactCheck supposedly exists to look beyond a politician's claims. Ironically, in its analysis of NRA . . . .
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9/23/08FactCheck flubs Obama gun fact check
FactCheck's September 22, 2008, report on the National Rifle Association's advertising critical claims that the NRA "distorts Obama's position on gun control beyond recognition." FactCheck itself, tho . . . .
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9/23/08Senator Inhofe Urges Speedy Passage of Second Amendment Rights Legislation
U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) has joined a bipartisan group of Senators to ensure that the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the DC gun ban is upheld and that DC gun owners` rights are . . . .
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9/23/08Professor: Debates critical in '08 Analysis
The upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates could be the most important and influential ones since the 1980 Jimmy Carter/Ronald Reagan contest, according to a political science professor a . . . .
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9/23/08NRA takes aim at Obama in Colorado over firearms record
The National Rifle Association began airing a series of TV and radio ads in Colorado on Monday that blast Barack Obama on a variety of "radical" positions the gun-rights group says will take away "our . . . .
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9/23/08Fact-Checking FactCheck.Org on Obama and Guns
FactCheck.org doesn't think much of the NRA's ads criticizing Obama. They are, sadly, way off base. This is, presumably,one of the reasons why Stuart Taylor Jr. of the National Journal declared he "no . . . .
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9/22/08Gun-toting Texans prefer GOP
In a state where lawmakers regularly expand gun rights, few issues more consistently push Texans toward Republicans in national elections. Read About It: San Antonio Express-News P . . . .
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9/22/08Radical Anti-Hunting Group (Humane Society) Endorses Obama
The radical animal "rights", anti-hunting group (HSUS) has endorsed Barack Obama for president. Read About It: Politico.com POSTED: Monday, September 22, 2008MORE ...
9/22/08Sen. Hutchison Asks Reid to Bring DC Gun Ban Bill for a Vote
U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Texas's senior Senator, today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) asking that he allow a vote before the end of the 110th Congress on le . . . .
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9/19/08`Bitter` Campbell Brown Brought to Heel by Lynn Forester de Rothschild
It was a beautiful sight to behold. The obviously pro-Obama Campbell Brown snarling throughout an interview at the heels of former Hillary Clinton fundraiser and now McCain supporter, Lynn Forester de . . . .
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9/19/08Palin: Obama's Talk "Doesn't Sound Like The Politics Of Hope"
As she continues to sharpen her attacks against her Democratic rivals, Sarah Palin accused Barack Obama of not abiding by his campaign's own mantra. "Now earlier today our opponent told his supporters . . . .
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9/18/08Palin Derangement Syndrome: Obama`s Worst Enemy?
There`s a new affliction sweeping the nation, and it`s known as Palin Derangement Syndrome. The phenomenon is similar to Bush Derangement Syndrome, a term coined by political columnist Charles Krautha . . . .
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9/18/08Saint Obama comes down to earth
For the hope-and-change candidate, those natural readjustments now appear insincere and opportunistic - especially given that he had to move so far from the left to get to the middle. On campaign-fina . . . .
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9/18/08Top Clinton Fund-Raiser Backs McCain
Senator Clinton has pleaded with her supporters to back Senator Obama, but one of her most loyal backers is refusing to follow her lead. Read About It: New York Sun POSTED: Th . . . .
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9/18/08Gun control target practice
Gun control has suddenly emerged as the toxic issue of the 2008 presidential campaign, endangering Barack Obama`s appeal among Democratic blue-collar and labor union households. The freshman Illinois . . . .
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9/16/08NRA AlertRight To Hunt

This past session, legislators in Oklahoma passed legislation by a combined vote of 143-2 allowing Oklahomans to decide whether to adopt a truly meaningful Right-to-Hunt constitutional amendment in November. Over the last five years, NRA-ILA has been leading the effort to adopt these improved amendments, and it is hoped this success in Oklahoma will lead to a wave of meaningful protections in other states as well.

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9/16/08Out West, Obama Faces Gun Battle
Barack Obama has let slip what he would like to do if he could: "Even if I wanted to take it away, I couldn't get it done. I don't have the votes in Congress." Make no mistake about it, the real Barac . . . .
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9/16/08Gunning for victory risky for Obama
This year, Mr. Obama's anti-gun voting record, coupled with that of running mate Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware, has resurrected the gun issue, and John McCain's campaign sees it as a major wedg . . . .
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9/15/08McCain Flies His Campaign Past Obama
John McCain was trained as a fighter pilot. In his selection of Sarah Palin, and in his convention and campaigning since, he has shown that he learned an important lesson from his fighter pilot days: . . . .
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9/12/08Obama, McCain backers compete over veterans, gun control
The White House race between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain came back to Colorado this week as Democratic veterans credited Obama with supporting broad increases in veteran benefits while Republic . . . .
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9/11/08In the NewsProtecting the People`s House

The Founding Fathers designed the U.S. House of Representatives to mirror the political landscape of America, and it has usually done that. While senators serve for six years (and were elected by state legislatures until 1913), House members have always been directly elected every two years. In the early days of the Republic, most congressmen represented fewer people than state representatives do today. That closeness to the people was intentional: the Founders wanted the House to reflect the people`s views.

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9/11/08NRA AlertWE'RE BARAAACK! The Billionaire Gun-Banners Who Back Obama's "Change"

How Bill Clinton`s point man on gun control, backed by gun-ban king George Soros, is set to play a major role in Barack Obama`s anti-gun plans.

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9/11/08NRA AlertBarack Obama and the Global Gun Banners

Self-anointed "candidate of change" Barack Obama has earned the support of billionaire socialist George Soros. United Nations officials who, like Soros, sneer at U.S. sovereignty and the Second Amendment rights of ordinary Americans, also cheer his White House bid.

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9/11/08Panel Votes to Back City on Gun Limits
A House committee approved a bill yesterday that would allow D.C. officials to write their own gun laws. A tougher bill that would eliminate most D.C. gun regulations probably will be offered as a sub . . . .
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9/11/08In Judging Obama, Question His Judgment
"Judgment" has become the byword of the election. Barack Obama has always wanted the election to be about the importance of "good judgment," not experience. It is difficult to understand Obama's claim . . . .
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9/10/08NRA TO OBAMA: DO NOT LIE TO HUNTERS AND GUN OWNERS NRA Unveils Obama Gun Vote Fact Sheet to be sent to Millions of Voters
Fairfax, Va. - At a rally in Lebanon, Virginia in front of a crowd of rural voters, Barack Obama made another one of his empty election-year promises not to take away shotguns, rifles or handguns if . . . .
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9/10/08NRA-PVF Endorses Roger Wicker for U.S. Senate
Fairfax, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing U.S. Senator Roger Wicker for re-election in Mississippi. "We are pleased to endorse Senator Wicker for re- . . . .
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9/10/08The Supreme Court in the Balance
The key to understanding the Presidential election this year is that the two candidates are diametrically opposed on almost every major issue. In probably no other election since the Civil War have th . . . .
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9/10/08On Economy, McCain Gains Ground on Obama
In the Sept. 5-7 USA Today/Gallup poll, 48% of Americans say Barack Obama can better handle the economy, while 45% choose John McCain. This marks a significant gain by McCain; just before the Democrat . . . .
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9/9/08In the NewsNRA-PVF Endorses Tim Walz for Re-election to U.S. House of Representatives

FAIRFAX, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Congressman Tim Walz for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in the first congressional district . . . .

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9/9/08McCain, Palin take the fight out West
The West may be won this year by one of its own. The appeal of Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin with ranchers, hunters and gun owners has lifted the hopes of McCain campaign official . . . .
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9/8/08Fraternal Order of Police endorses the GOP ticket
The Fraternal Order of Police endorsed the Republican presidential ticket of Sen. John McCain and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Friday in Detroit. The national organization is meeting in Detroit this wee . . . .
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9/8/08They're the nine hot spots on nominees' map
With less than two months left in the longest presidential campaign in American history, the road to the White House appears to run through fewer than 10 states. Read About It: The Star-Ledge . . . .
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9/8/08Conventional Wisdom Shifting Presidential Race As Republicans Smile
There has been a big shift since the Republican convention - a shift in the always all-knowing conventional wisdom comprised of pundits, all-wise left and right partisan pundits on radio talk shows an . . . .
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9/5/08NRA AlertJoe Biden: The Voice Of Anti-Gun Experience

Last week, we highlighted the enormous differences between vice presidential nominees Sarah Palin (R) and Joe Biden (D).

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9/5/08"Even if I want to take them away(your guns), I don't have the votes in Congress,''
"If you've got a gun in your house, I'm not taking it,'' Obama said. But the Illinois senator could still see skeptics in the crowd, particularly on the faces of several men at the back of the room. . . . .
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9/5/08In the NewsThe 'Community Organizer`s' New Clothes

The community Barack Obama has organized is, in Plouffe`s own telling, the community of those who admire Barack Obama. He is mayor of Obamaville and aspires to be president of Barackistan. At the cent . . . .

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9/5/08Sarah Palin and Her Discontents
There is something ignoble about these elite, affluent, and well-connected observers in smug fashion savaging Palin, when - especially in the case of the sneering power-women - we should all at least . . . .
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9/5/08Analysis: Vice president pick, scaled-back convention buoy McCain
John McCain hoped his convention would make him the kind of maverick his party would rally around. All it took was a couple of hurricanes: first Gustav, then Sarah. Read About It: Dallas Morn . . . .
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9/4/08Gun Groups, Buoyed by Court Ruling, Are Working for More
To maintain momentum gained from the Supreme Court's ruling in June striking down the District of Columbia's handgun ban and declaring that the Second Amendment grants individuals a right to own firea . . . .
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9/4/08Fired-up Palin rocks arena, rips her foes
Sarah Palin, the Republicans' surprise choice for vice president, took direct aim at her detractors Wednesday as she reached out to a nation eager to hear her life story. Read About It: Star- . . . .
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9/4/08Palin May Be NRA's Best Ammo
By now, millions of Americans have seen photos of vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin testing weapons while visiting members of the Alaska National Guard in Kuwait. But it wouldn't be surprising if . . . .
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9/3/08McCain Comes Through
Partisan Democrats and many members of the news media consider John McCain`s choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate a terrible mistake. But McCain need not worry about their criticism. . . . .
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9/2/08Strong Majority of Voters Disagree With Barack Obama on Second Amendment
A strong majority of likely voters disagree with Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on firearms and self-defense related issues, according to a just-released ATI-News/Zogby poll. Read . . . .
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9/2/08Why McCain Still Has a Chance To Win
"With Barack Obama already established as a skillful rhetorician, people keep asking me, a former White House speechwriter, about John McCain. Can he say anything -- anything at all -- that might plac . . . .
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9/2/08Palin provides a striking alternative
She hunts. She fishes. She was a beauty queen and star high-school athlete. She is the mother of five and a popular governor, but the thought of having to choose between work and family appears to hav . . . .
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