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Friday, August 12, 2022

Bush raises big bucks for GOP candidate Swann

President Bush, speaking at a fundraiser Wednesday that an official said raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the struggling campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Lynn Swann, devoted about half of his speech to the war in Iraq.

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GOP faces big problems in statehouse races

Republicans will play defense in this fall’s state legislative races to avoid a “tsunami” that could alter the political landscape in statehouses around the country, the head of the GOP’s legislative campaign committee said Wednesday.

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Lieberman leads Lamont in latest poll

Ned Lamont, whose anti-war campaign rattled the political landscape by toppling Sen. Joe Lieberman in Connecticut’s Democratic primary, is gaining support among voters — but Lieberman still has an edge, according to a poll released Thursday.

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Terrorism charges dropped in cell-phone case

Three Palestinian-American men who were found with nearly 1,000 cell phones were charged Wednesday with federal fraud conspiracy and money laundering after a county prosecutor backed off from terrorism charges filed earlier.

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Bush set to sign pork-laden pension reform bill

Sweeping new rules aimed at prodding companies into shoring up their pension plans and ensuring that workers get the retirement benefits they’ve been promised are about to become law, along with a list of pork-barrell projects that had nothing to do with pension reform.

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Suspect: JonBenet’s death ‘an accident’

REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

A former American school teacher said publicly Thursday he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she was killed and called the 6-year-old’s death “an accident,” a stunning admission that should help answer 10 years of questions in the unsolved murder case.  John Mark Karr, 41, will be taken within the week to Colorado, where he will face charges of first degree murder, kidnapping and child sexual assault, Ann Hurst of the Department of Homeland Security told a news conference in Bangkok. “I was with JonBenet when she died,” John Mark Karr told reporters afterward, visibly nervous and stuttering as he spoke. “Her death was an accident.”

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