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Sunday, February 5, 2023

U.N. post hit in Lebanon

A U.N.-run observation post near the border took a direct hit Friday
during fighting between Israel and Hezbollah militants. Israel resumed
airstrikes on Lebanon and prepared for a possible ground invasion,
warning people in the south to flee.

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Dems plan massive ad buy


Signaling a new phase in the struggle for control of Congress, House Democrats have reserved time for more than $30 million worth of campaign advertising this fall in roughly two dozen congressional districts, with a heavy emphasis on the Northeast and Midwest.

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Doh, could you repeat that?


Everybody knows that President Bush and the Republican Congress have chopped poverty spending to finance massive tax cuts for their wealthy friends.

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It ain’t over by a long shot

Although President George W. Bush’s poll numbers continue to inch back upward after record lows, his dismal job approval ratings are not encouraging to Republicans and still give Democrats hope for recapturing control of Congress in the November midterm elections. But four months is an eternity in politics.

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Demanding too much from our men


In last week’s column I sort of picked on the guys in college. This week I’m going after the women in marriage.

A recent study from University of Virginia researchers found that whatever our political views, women who are in long-term committed marriages with husbands who are emotionally involved, make most of the money, and help with the household chores in a way that’s "fair" report the "highest levels of marital happiness."

Um gee, do ya think? I mean, what else is there?

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Senate renews voting rights act


The Senate voted 98-0 to renew the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act for another quarter-century Thursday, with Democrats joined in praising the once-controversial law by Republicans hoping to improve their party’s election-year standing with minority voters.

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Casualties mount in Lebanon

Israeli jets struck Lebanon overnight in
an increasingly bloody 10-day-old war against Hizbollah, but
the guerrilla group insisted it would only free two Israeli
soldiers it is holding as part of a prisoner swap.

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Israel prepares ground offensive

Pitched battles raged between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters
on the border Thursday, and Israel warned hundreds of thousands of
people to flee southern Lebanon “immediately,” preparing for a likely
ground offensive to set up a buffer zone.

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