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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Time to lower the boom on the party of gloom & doom

Republicans nowadays must feel like a Christian Scientist with appendicitis. With just a little over three weeks to go before the pivotal November mid-term elections, that ache in their gut is only going to get worse.

More and more Republican candidates distance themselves from the fallen leader of their party and his many failed policies, ranging from the Iraq war to assaults on personal freedoms and liberties.

For many, the decision to avoid their faltering President comes too late. By clinging to a flawed political strategy for too long they will go down in flames.

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Mitch McConnell: A thug and shakedown artist

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is a thug who shakes down political contributors and strong arms government agencies into awarding contracts to his donors.

That’s the conclusion of an investigation by the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader into the Kentucky Senator’s activities.

Reports Editor & Publisher:

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Smile! You’re on Internet candid camera!

Want to catch a senator napping during a congressional hearing? Or letting a possible racial slur slip out at a campaign rally?

Then log on to Internet video-sharing Web sites like — the latest weapon in U.S. politics where a candidate’s missteps can be viewed by hundreds of thousands of people.

Political campaigns for the November 7 congressional elections have sent out mass e-mails with links to videos of opponents in unscripted, often embarrassing, situations.

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More Republicans speak out against Bush’s Irag war

Two leading Republican senators called Sunday for a new strategy in Iraq, saying the situation in getting worse and leaving the United States with few options.

Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and John Warner of Virginia are part of the growing list of Republicans who are speaking out against President Bush’s current plan for Iraq as U.S. casualties rise.

“The American people are not going to continue to support, sustain a policy that puts American troops in the middle of a civil war,” Hagel said on CNN’s “Late Edition.”

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Sen. Conrad Burns: A buffoon fights to save his seat

In this small farm town on the prairie, rebuilding a highway span that passes over a busy railroad track costs millions of dollars. Getting the money for that project and others is a big reason Sen. Conrad Burns remains popular.

“Conrad Burns is like a neighbor,” said Cynthia Johnson, a Republican county commissioner who credits the three-term GOP senator with securing millions for the state.

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Virginia Senate race now a dead heat

Republican Sen. George Allen and his Democratic challenger, Jim Webb, are still locked in a very close race, according to a statewide poll published Sunday.

Allen was favored by 49 percent of those surveyed last week and Webb was the choice of 47 percent, the Washington Post poll found. Two percent supported independent Gail Parker and 2 percent were undecided.

The results are within the poll’s sampling margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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