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  • Bush pardons: Texas, Florida and more

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush has been sparing in the exercise of his pardon power, but more of his clemency - 157 pardons and six commutations of sentences - has gone to convicts in his home state of Texas and......
  • Danny DeVito: No 'Joke in White House'

     
    by Mark Silva "Funny?'' Danny DeVito asks. "It's not a funny election,'' Gary Marshall says. "You remember all those jokes we made about George Bush?'' Carl Reiner asks. ""Are you laughing now?'' Valerie Harper wants to know. It's the Dick......
  • Congress's Dems could score big: CQ

     
    by Frank James Everywhere you turn here in the nation's capital, there seems a growing consensus that congessional Democrats could gain more than 20 House seats and maybe, just maybe enough in the Senate to get to the magic 60......
  • Google CEO: Obama 'feeling lucky'

     
    by Mark Silva Joe Biden's provocative words about the world challenges which the next president might provoke aside, "the week is turning out pretty good for Barack Obama in terms of endorsements,'' they're noting at the Christian Science Monitor "First,....
  • Obama outspends McCain 3:1 on TV

     
    by Mark Silva Democrat Barack Obama purchased $65 million of TV ad-time last month, almost three times what Republican John McCain bought. Obama, who set a runaway fundraising record of $151 million, had much more to work with than McCain,......
  • B-A-R... A-C-K... O-B-A-M-A

     
    by Mark Silva This is one of those photo opportunities where the candidate is glad he didn't actually don the cap, the way, perhaps, that Michael Dukakis once did in a tank. The Democratic nominee for president and junior senator......
  • Obama's Florida shot: A key to victory

     
    by Mark Silva ST. CLOUD, Fla. - A flood of television ads, an unprecedented army of Democratic campaign workers and a souring economy have converged to offer Sen. Barack Obama a chance of winning in the biggest of all battlegrounds:......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Thursday, October 23. President Bush is meeting with participants of the U.S. Middle East Partnership Initiative. The Satcher Health Leadership Institute is hosting a meeting of former Surgeons......
  • Extend early voting hours, says Alcee Hastings and other Democratic members of Congress

     
    South Florida Democratic members of Congress, including U.S. House members from Palm Beach County, today wrote Gov. Charlie Crist and Florida Secretary of State Kurt Browning to seek an extension of early voting hours. The request is led by......
  • John McCain: 'Nothing surprises me'

     
    by Mark Silva Republican John McCain, campaigning in Florida today, offered a rather terse response when asked about his running mate's clothing tab -- the $150,000 their party spent on Sarah Palin's wardrobe in September. "She needed clothes at the......
  • Wednesday's Ten: Targeting Pennsylvania

     
    McCain targets Pennsylvania, sensing fertile ground and having few alternatives to victory despite trailing by double digits in some polls of the state's voters. But he's scaling back his ad buys in Colorado, NH and other states to finance......