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Friday, October 30, 2020

The old GOP con game of diverting voter attention away from issues

How ironic. Republicans, who won control of the House and Senate in 1994 by turning that year’s midterm elections into a national referendum on then-President Bill Clinton, now want to return to an "all politics is local" mantra to avoid getting tossed out on their asses because of President George W. Bush’s unpopularity.

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The insurgents become the old guard

By JAMES O’TOOLE
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rick Santorum was strolling past a display of highly brightly polished tractors at the Butler (Pa.) Farm Show this summer when he came across an old friend.

Rep. Phil English, R-Erie, and the two-term senator exchanged political intelligence, handicapping his chances in the November election — just as they had 16 years earlier when English bunked in his college buddy’s attic, helping manage Santorum’s campaign for Congress.

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Bush’s case for war ‘fundamentally misleading’

By JIM ABRAMS

A Senate analysis of intelligence-gathering activities leading up to the invasion of Iraq is certain to rekindle an election-year debate on the justification of going to war.

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia, said the report will confirm that "the Bush administration’s case for war in Iraq was fundamentally misleading."

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