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Barney Fifes of Capitol Hill

By DAN K. THOMASSON

An incident occurred here the other day that reveals just how illusory true security can be even in an age of paranoia where every precaution, no matter how expensive, is taken to ward off the terrorist who lurks around every corner.

The Jesse & Kinky Show

By MICHAEL GRACZY

With political soul mate Jesse Ventura in tow, Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman is telling college audiences that he has no reason to apologize for his race-related remarks.

Bush hits the road for incumbents

By WILL LESTER

President Bush combined two fundraising trips for threatened GOP incumbents Monday with a tour of a family-run manufacturing business he pointed to as proof that his tax cuts are helping the economy.

Terrorism without spin

By DALE McFEATTERS

The war in Iraq has increased — and not, as the Bush administration has implied, decreased — the threat of terrorism, according to a National Intelligence Estimate leaked over the weekend.

George Allen’s racist past comes back to haunt him

By BOB LEWIS

Sen. George Allen on Monday denounced as "ludicrously false" allegations from a former college football teammate that he frequently used a racial slur to refer to blacks in the early 1970s and that he once stuffed a severed deer head into a black household’s mailbox.

George Allen’s rampant racism: A long, sordid history

In 1984, I worked as a contract field consultant for the National Republican Congressional Committee and also as a writer for the Voices for Victory Program in the Reagan-Bush Presidential campaign.

During that time, I attended a meeting of GOP political operatives in Richmond, Virginia. Among those present was a young delegate, George Allen, son of the legendary Washington Redskins coach.