Tuesday edition - August 26, 2008
John McCain's 3 am ad borrows from Clinton to bludgeon Obama
Romney Leads Republican VP Odds
Cindy McCain Travels to Georgia, Will Meet with Georgian
The USA and the world doesn't need another goof ball ex-pilot in the White House.
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4147 The Associated Press
Marine pleads not guilty to Iraq killing San Jose Mercury News
Iraq contractor faces sexual assault claim Houston Chronicle
Go Home Yankees
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
that all U.S. troops must be out of Iraq by 2011 and there would be no
security agreement between the United States and Iraq without an unconditional
timetable for withdrawal. This was a direct challenge to the Bush
administration, which insists the timing for troop departure would be based on
conditions on the ground.
North Korea Update
North Korea said Tuesday it
has stopped disabling its nuclear plants and will consider restoring them
because the United States has not removed it from a list of states that sponsor
terrorism...North Korea agreed to a complete dismantling of its Yongbyon nuclear
complex by October. In return, U.S. President George W. Bush said he would lift
some U.S. sanctions against North Korea and remove it from a State Department
list of state sponsors of terrorism.
The sticking point between the two countries involves verification.
Alaskans Vote Today in Pivotal Republican Primaries Washington Post
Ousted Dem. delegate stars in McCain ad The Associated Press
Burr in Minnesota to prepare Republican platform Greensboro News Record, NC
John McCain campaign unsure how to handle Dick Cheney New York Daily News
Clinton Bashing Continues
The Clinton-Obama turmoil continues in Denver; now it's Bill
Clinton-Obama Psychodrama ABC News
Obama-Clinton Rivalry Dominating Coverage Of Convention U.S. News & World Report
Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton rift persists Los Angeles Times
Clinton faces new GOP attacks ahead of her speech The Associated Press
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Police have arrested four people in connection with a threat to possibly assassinate Sen. Barack Obama during the Democratic National Convention.
Ted Kennedy, Michelle Obama rally Democrats Dallas Morning News
Half of Americans Expect Obama to Raise Their Taxes
California Hillary Delegates Protesting San Francisco Chronicle
Oil falls as dollar strengthens CNNMoney.com
Robert Rubin to give up Citibank board title
Scrabulous Is Unavailable Worldwide
China lifts iTunes block but for Tibet album San Francisco Chronicle
Not Putting All His Eggs In Obama's Basket
Sen. Joe Biden will pursue two campaigns at once this fall: his race for the White House as Barack Obama's running mate and his quest for re-election to the Senate.
McCain Plays the POW Card
Republican John McCain
traded jibes with "Tonight" show host Jay Leno, with his age and houses the main
target but McCain turned serious to defend his wife's family wealth.
"Could I just mention to you Jay, that in a moment of seriousness, I spent five and a half years in a prison cell, I didn't have a house, I didn't have a kitchen table, I didn't have a table, I didn't have a chair," said McCain, citing his history as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. "I spent those five and half years not because I wanted to get a house when I got back home."
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One state left: US Mint circulates Alaska quarters The Associated Press
9-year-old boy told he's too good to pitch The Associated Press
delegate : A delegate from Florida walks around the floor at the Democratic
National Convention 2008 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.