August 2008

Republican National Convention Cancels Program for First Day - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
Republican National Convention Cancels Program for First Day
Wall Street Journal - 9 hours ago
By ELIZABETH HOLMES IN ST. LOUIS, LAURA MECKLER IN MINNEAPOLIS The program for the first day of the Republican National Convention has been canceled in the wake of Hurricane Gustav, the first dramatic change as planners scrambled to cope with political
Hurricane Gustav causes GOP to tone down convention Christian Science Monitor
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This idea takes the cake for absurdity - Dallas Morning News


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This idea takes the cake for absurdity
Dallas Morning News - 14 hours ago
Dallas' own John Goodman now takes the cake for callous insult to those in need. Bad as her food plan was, at least Ms. Antoinette recognized the problem of hunger in the land.
Emergency doctors dispute McCain advisor's take on healthcare Los Angeles Times
The Republican ER Plan CBS News
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McCain Defends Sarah Palin as Some Alaskans Question His Choice - Bloomberg


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McCain Defends Sarah Palin as Some Alaskans Question His Choice
Bloomberg - 10 hours ago
By Tony Hopfinger and Ken Fireman Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) — Senator John McCain defended Sarah Palin, his vice presidential choice, as a “soul mate'' who will take on corruption in Washington, even as a growing chorus in the Alaska governor's home state
A Star Is Born? New York Times
Sarah Palin's baby Examiner.com
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CONVENTION NOTEBOOK Fish and VP talk at GOP reception in Minnesota - Detroit Free Press

CONVENTION NOTEBOOK Fish and VP talk at GOP reception in Minnesota
Detroit Free Press - 8 hours ago
By KATHLEEN GRAY • FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER • August 31, 2008 The walleye - Minnesota's state fish - were pan-fried and jumping out of the heated metal serving trays.
Lots of no-shows expected at Republican National Convention Los Angeles Times
Mich. Republicans ready for national convention Chicago Tribune
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Bush, Cheney to skip GOP convention due to Gustav - The Associated Press


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Bush, Cheney to skip GOP convention due to Gustav
The Associated Press - 12 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney will skip the Republican National Convention because of mounting concerns about Hurricane Gustav, the White House said Sunday.
Bush, Cheney to skip GOP convention, because of Gustav Los Angeles Times
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Lots of no-shows expected at Republican National Convention - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Lots of no-shows expected at Republican National Convention
Los Angeles Times - 17 hours ago
NOT IN MINNESOTA: From left, Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska, who is about to retire, will be in Europe. Alaska's Sen. Ted Stevens is awaiting trial; his aides say he's too busy campaigning to attend.
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Obama Gives McCain a Pass on Gustav Trip - FOXNews

Obama Gives McCain a Pass on Gustav Trip
FOXNews - 8 hours ago
by Bonney Kapp Yesterday Barack Obama told reporters that he would not go to the hurricane zone to avoid taking away resources needed to evacuate the region facing Gustav’s threat.
Candidates vow not to exploit Gustav for gain Washington Times
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“Gorgeous” Joe Biden Praises “Good Looking” GOP VP - FOXNews


Daily Mail
“Gorgeous” Joe Biden Praises “Good Looking” GOP VP
FOXNews - 6 hours ago
by Aaron Bruns TOLEDO, OH - Barack Obama brought up John McCain’s new Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin for the first time in a regular campaign speech at an economic town hall in this rust belt city, criticizing her for opposing equal pay.
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Obama borrows Bush's Brooks & Dunn tune - Chicago Sun-Times


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Obama borrows Bush's Brooks & Dunn tune
Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 30, 2008
The first song played after Sen. Barack Obama's historic speech on Thursday at the Democratic National Convention in Denver was Brooks & Dunn's ''Only in America.
Brooks & Dunn, songwriter flattered Obama speech ended with their song Dailyrecord.com
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Can You Cross Out ‘Hillary’ and Write ‘Sarah’? - New York Times


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Can You Cross Out ‘Hillary’ and Write ‘Sarah’?
New York Times - 22 hours ago
By KATE ZERNIKE ONE WEEK, THREE WOMEN Michelle Obama owned Monday night, and Hillary Clinton grabbed Tuesday. By Friday, there was a party crasher.
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