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Monday, July 22, 2024

DeLay shuts down fundraising

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s fundraising committee will shut down and pay a fine for improperly reporting financial activity, according to the U.S. agency that oversees money in politics.

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Bailing on Bush

President George W. Bush’s carefully-crafted facade of Republican unity is coming apart at the seams as more and more of his former party faithful bail because of his disaster in Iraq.

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The power of stem cells

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Far away from the halls of the U.S. Capitol, in laboratories crowded with petri dishes, incubators that mimic the environment of the human body and work stations where cells are nourished and manipulated, there is no debate about human embryonic stem cell research.

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New fighting breaks out

A large fight between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas broke out
Thursday evening on the Lebanese side of the border, the Israeli army said,
adding that its troops suffered casualties but did not elaborate. Hezbollah’s
Al-Manar television said three Israeli soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in

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Bush’s veto a risky move


After waiting 5 1/2 years to make good on a veto threat, President Bush used his first to underscore his politically risky stand against federal funding for the embryonic stem cell research that most Americans support.

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House passes pledge protection


Legislation to bar federal courts from ruling on constitutional issues arising from the Pledge of Allegiance, including the "one nation, under God" reference, passed the House after lawmakers argued that the pledge is linked to the nation’s spiritual history.

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Celebs back Hillary with bucks


If Hollywood has a "Da Vinci Code," Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has cracked it.

Top stars such as Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson donated to the New York senator in recent months, generating the kind of cash usually associated with a major box office opening — or a potential presidential bid in 2008.

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