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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

War, abortion dominate GOP debate

050307romney.jpgAlone among 10 Republican presidential contenders, Rudy Giuliani said in campaign debate Thursday night “it would be OK” if the Supreme Court upholds a 1973 abortion rights ruling. “It would be OK to repeal it. It would be OK also if a strict constructionist viewed it as precedent,” said the former New York city mayor, who has a record of supporting abortion rights.

His nine rivals agreed that it would be a great day if the court overturns the landmark ruling.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney acknowledged he had changed his mind on the subject when he began to delve into the issue of cloning. He said his position had once effectively been “pro-choice.”

But Giuliani hedged when asked about his present position.

“I think the Court has to make that decision and then the country can deal with it,” he said.

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Obama – For whom the bells have tolled

“Chi-Town, we have a problem.”

At least, that would be the message to Barack’s campaign handlers, if they were willing to listen. And unfortunately for Barack, that “if” is just a tad too big for his britches.

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Congress to VA: About those bonuses

Congressional leaders on Thursday demanded that the Veterans Affairs secretary explain hefty bonuses for senior department officials involved in crafting a budget that came up $1 billion short and jeopardized veterans’ health care.

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Bush, Congress still looking for deal on Iraq

President Bush’s top aides restarted negotiations with Democrats Thursday in a quest to find bipartisan consensus on how to bankroll the protracted war in Iraq.

No deal was immediately struck and lawmakers said they planned to continue discussions early next week.

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GOP candidates face problem with Bush

With President George W. Bush’s approval ratings in the crapper, GOP candidates preparing for tonight’s debate are faced with the uneasy prospect of having to criticise the leader of their own party if they want to get elected.

It’s not something they want to do.

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Inmate gets 2 years for threatening Bush

A federal judge sentenced an Idaho inmate to three years in prison for threatening to kill George W. Bush in a letter in which the accused called the U.S. president "stupid," federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Bush: al-Qaida is ‘public enemy No. 1’

President Bush on Wednesday declared al-Qaida "public enemy No. 1 in Iraq," placing increasing emphasis on the terror network forever associated with the deadliest attack in U.S. history.

The president also seemed to offer another definition of success in Iraq — not a lack of violence, but a livable level for citizens.

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Republicans square off for debate

Ten Republican presidential hopefuls face off in California Thursday for their first debate of the 2008 campaign trail, courting core conservatives in the shadow of party icon Ronald Reagan.

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Why did cops kill a 92-year-old woman?

A botched drug raid that ended the life of a 92-year-old woman in a hail of police gunfire is drawing questions from House members about the use of informants.

Police burst into Kathryn Johnston’s Atlanta home last fall using a no-knock warrant they obtained by lying to a judge about drug activity there, according to prosecutors.

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