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  • Bill Ayers: Barack Obama a 'family friend'

    In a new afterword to his memoir, 1960s radical William Ayers describes himself as a "family friend" of President-elect Barack Obama and writes that the campaign controversy over their relationship was an effort by Obama's political enemies to "deepen a...
  • 'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist,' by Bill Ayers

    'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist,' by Bill Ayers
    Fugitive Days Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist Bill Ayers With a New Afterword by the Author Beacon Press: 316 pp., $15 paper With time running out on his bid for the White House, John McCain used the final presidential debate to play his Bill Ayers...
  • Obama Lied About Ayers, McCain TV AD Alleges

    Trailing in polls and searching for a way to gain ground, Republican John McCain assailed Democratic rival Barack Obama on Friday in a sharply worded TV ad that said: "When convenient, he worked with terrorist Bill Ayers. When discovered, he lied." At...
  • Transition plays hardball with Emanuel, Gibbs on board

    Transition plays hardball with Emanuel, Gibbs on board
    "Change" was Barack Obama's campaign theme. "Change ... or else," might be a better mantra for the political hardball players he has chosen for two key roles in his administration. Rahm Emanuel on Thursday accepted Obama's offer to make him chief of...
  • Senator helped fund organization that rejects 'racist' Israel's existence

    JERUSALEM - The board of a nonprofit organization on which Sen. Barack Obama served as a paid director alongside a confessed domestic terrorist granted funding to a controversial Arab group that mourns the establishment of Israel as a "catastrophe" and...
  • Fear stalks: Obama and radical chic

     
    In the rhetoric of our presidential elections, the GOP argued with impressive results that despite heading America's majority party, Democrats George McGovern, Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore, Howard Dean and John Kerry were lily-...
  • The Obama-McCain age gap that matters

    Call me squeamish, but I really wish I didn't know that John McCain recently suffered from an enlarged prostate. That, however, was merely one of the many bits of health trivia that emerged after the McCain campaign opened hundreds of pages of the...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, May 2008

    In this podcast we were joined by Gordon Horwitz, a professor of history at Illinois Wesleyan University and author of Ghettostadt: Lodz and the Making of a Nazi City. Horwitz tells the story of the Nazi attempt to re-engineer the Polish city of Lodz,...
  • The Gloves Come Off As Candidates Get Personal

    With less than 30 days until the election it's getting ugly between both presidential campaigns as each camp gets into attack mode. Over the weekend, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin flipped the switch on the smear machine, questioning Barack...
  • Final Presidential Debate Gets Testy at Hofstra

    In their last and most aggressive debate, John McCain and Barack Obama brought their increasingly negative campaigning to an across-the-table conversation that often grew testy, even as they tried to make their economic and domestic policies relevant to...
  • Controversial Speaker Visits Local Campus

    A visit by controversial speaker to a Lancaster County college, went off without a hitch Thursday night. Extra security was in place at Millersville University, to handle people protesting, and supporting William Ayers visit to speak about urban...