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  • A McCain flip flop on Hamas?

     
    by Frank James, updated at 7:00 pm EDT with McCain campaign response. There's a lot of chatter about the video of Sen. John McCain acknowledging in 2006 the necessity of U.S. officials dealing with Hamas. It came when McCain......
  • Bush in the 'city of peace,' still possible?

     
    by Mark Silva SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt - The banner headline in the Arab News this morning says it all: "Palestinians Have the Right to Exist as Well: Saud.'' This indeed was the intended message of Prince Saud al-Faisal, foreign......
  • Guns, no butter, on the campaign trail

     
    by Scott Martelle It's almost like they had Friday planned out as "Second Amendment Day" on the campaign trail. Barack Obama started the day in Watertown, S.D., where he wrangled with John McCain and President Bush over foreign policy and......
  • Saudis boost oil, modestly, Bush rebuffed

     
    by Mark Silva RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The Saudis have agreed to only a modest boost in oil production, announced in the midst of meetings with Saudi King Abdullah and President Bush over tea, lunch and dinner and an overnight......
  • Free fire zone: McCain, Bush, Obama, Nazi, Israel

     
    We posted an item this morning about Bush comparing Obama to Nazi-appeasers in a speech before the Israeli Knesset. Since then, the issue has, predictably, gone nuclear. A few highlights: 1. CNN was told by officials with Bush that......
  • Obama: Pro-choice NARAL endorses

     
    Obama gets an endorsement that may be as significant as a superdelegate: NARAL Pro-Choice America gives him the nod, based squarely on the fact that he's the likely winner. Nancy Keenan (left), the group's president: ???Pro-choice Americans have been........
  • Albany: How does a blind governor sign a bill?

     
    Q: So how, exactly, does New York's first legally blind governor sign legislation? A: Very carefully. Today Gov. David A. Paterson presided over his first public bill signing since taking office, the so-called E-STOP law to deter convicted sex......
  • Obama fires back on 'appeasement'

     
    by Naftali Bendavid Barack Obama just fired back hard at President Bush's comments before the Israeli Knesset Thursday in which he attacked those who wanted to negotiate with "terrorist and radicals," comparing them to appeasers who did not recognize........
  • GOP Veep Final Four

     
    by Whitney Blair Wyckoff Who should be presumed Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain's running mate? CQ Politics is letting readers be the judge. They have top Republican Vice Presidential contenders, plus Connecticut Independent Sen. Joe...
  • Crist appoints Tom Rossin

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist has tapped Tom Rossin, a former Palm Beach County state senator, to serve on the Florida Elections Commission at least through the end of the year. Rossin???s name was among six new commission appointees announced today.......
  • Farm bill gets bad reviews

     
    by Frank James The just-passed farm bill, which is valued at $290 billion to $307 billion, depending on who's counting, is taking some heavy flak from the city slickers who comprise the editorial pages of some of the nation's largest......