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Jesse Helms

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  • Dole 'Godless' ad shows progress, sort of

     
    by Frank James The U.S. Senate race in North Carolina between incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Dole and Kay Hagan is so close that Dole has resorted to a much-discussed TV ad that tries to link the Democrat to "Godless Americans" Hagen......
  • Polls: How they look today

     
    It seems like we've reached a point where it's worth paying a little bit more attention to the polls. The most notable results show a somewhat durable McCain uptick (within 7) in Pennsylvania, a continuing close race in Virginia,......
  • Tobacco regulation coming: Congress

     
    by Janet Hook Capping a half-century battle with the tobacco industry, the Senate today overwhelmingly approved legislation that would give the federal government far-reaching powers for the first time to regulate the manufacturing and marketing of...
  • Shepard Fairey says honesty is essential to his art despite his 'slip' over a disputed Obama poster [updated]

     
    The rock 'n' roll references were flying Wednesday evening as Shepard Fairey and Robbie Conal, leading, L.A.-based exponents of political street art -- including posters they sometimes paste up illegally -- sat side by side in a Culver City television.......
  • A century of Times editorials on the filibuster

     
    Readers sometimes accuse The Times' editorial board of decrying the filibuster -- and other such procedural obstructions to legislative action -- only when it inhibits Democrats from passing their pet projects (such as healthcare reform). As far as the...
  • Election 2002: State-by-State Results

    Here are the results of elections around the nation Tuesday. Not all returns were available at press time. ALABAMA Governor: Democratic Gov. Donald Siegelman won reelection over Republican Rep. Bob Riley. Senate: Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions held...
  • Congress Steps Up Pressure for China Sanctions

    WASHINGTON -- The Bush Administration came under strong pressure from congressional leaders Sunday to back up its verbal condemnations of the Chinese government's violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators by imposing tough sanctions--including a...
  • Senate stresses abstinence as a means to quell AIDS

    Federally financed educational materials about AIDS would have to stress abstinence and could not promote homosexual behavior or use of illegal drugs, under a measure the Senate approved Wednesday. The 94-2 vote came after Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.)...