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3/31/05Battle For The Courts
A battle is about to open in Washington that will knock such old staples as Iraq and Social Security reform right off the nation`s front pages-or at least to positions well below the fold. For Preside . . . .
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3/31/05Battlements And Ammunition
"Saying the Constitution is a living document is the same as saying we don`t have a Constitution," writes Walter Williams. Read About It: Washington Times POSTED: Thursday, Ma . . . .
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3/31/05Another Democrat Embraces MoveOn
On Capitol Hill, another prominent Democratic senator has allied himself with the left-wing activist group MoveOn.org, even as some centrists in the party have reportedly urged Democrats to distance t . . . .
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3/28/05Annan To Face Renewed Calls For Resignation
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will face fresh calls for his resignation this week after being criticized by the commission he set up to investigate the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal. In a report, An . . . .
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3/28/05Domestic, Not Foreign
"Our process for selecting federal judges has unfortunately become increasingly controversial and divisive in recent years," writes Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.). "But whatever one`s personal views may be . . . .
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3/28/05Salazar Retreats From No-Filibuster Position
Sen. Ken Salazar (D-Colo.) has backed off the position he took during his campaign last year that Democrats should not filibuster President Bush`s judicial nominees. Read About It: Washington . . . .
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3/27/05NRA AlertThe Non-Smoking Gun

Well, it's finally complete-a Clinton administration-inspired study into the efficacy of various firearm-related controls, restrictions, freedoms and programs by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences. Published as a 300-page report entitled Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review, the study concluded: More research is needed.

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3/25/05In the NewsThe ABC's of Media Bias

The infamous memo that argued Republicans stood to gain politically by saving the life of Terri Schiavo was characterized by ABC News as consisting of "GOP Talking Points." "Rather than an example of . . . .

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3/24/05In the NewsFEC Signals Light Hand On Internet Campaigning

The Federal Election Commission revealed that it plans to take what one of its commissioners termed a "relatively nonintrusive" approach to regulating political campaigns on the Internet. The agency, . . . .

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3/24/05Navigating The Left
David Horowitz, a radical turned conservative author and activist, has created a Web site, DiscoverTheNetwork.org, which he describes as "a navigation tool for identifying, mapping and defining the . . . .
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3/23/05Propaganda And The Money Trail
According to a recent report by the nonpartisan Political Money Line, Campaign Finance Lobby: 1994-2004, Pew Charitable Trusts spent an average of $4 million a year over 10 years promoting campaign fi . . . .
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3/22/05In the NewsIf Gun Background Checks Don't Work, Will 'Watch Lists' Be Any More Effective?

"Should people lose rights because they are sympathetic to, but do not actually help, terrorist groups? Should law enforcement be the arbiter of those sympathizers who should be placed on "watch list . . . .

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3/22/05In the NewsFEC Considers Restricting Online Activities

The Federal Election Commission has begun considering whether to issue new rules on how political campaigns are waged on the Internet, a regulatory process that is expected to take months to complete . . . .

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3/22/05Gun Shy
Ever since election day, the media have been wringing their hands over failing to understand how much cultural values mattered to voters. Among the most polarizing issues--gun ownership. Media tend to . . . .
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3/21/05Bolton Faces Confirmation Fight
Democrats say John Bolton may win confirmation to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, but he is going to have a rough fight. Read About It: Washington Times POSTED: Mond . . . .
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3/21/05Weapons Of Mass Disinformation
If someone advocates an ideology that has contempt for the individual and has caused untold economic misery and the deaths of hundreds of millions at the hands of their governments, what would you thi . . . .
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3/18/05First Judge Showdown
When the Senate Judiciary Committee met March 17, "chairman Arlen Specter didn`t see the need to refight the nomination of William Myers to a place on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Myers had alr . . . .
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3/18/05NRA AlertWho's Bankrolling The Enemy

The anti-hunting capital of the world is located at 2100 L St., NW in Washington, D.C. There, under the shadow of the Capitol Dome, is the national headquarters of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), a multinational conglomerate with 10 regional offices in the U.S.

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3/17/05"Right On, MoveOn!"
"At times during MoveOn.org`s `Rally for Fair Judges,` held March 16 near the Capitol, it was hard to tell if the left-wing organizing group had planned a political rally or a revival meeting," writes . . . .
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3/17/05Kerry Loves Mainstream Media
John F. Kerry effectively ended his political career on Feb. 28, 2005, during a little-noticed event at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. He was being presented with the library`s "Distinguish . . . .
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3/16/05Democrats Threaten Shutdown
Democrats yesterday said they will halt all Senate business except essential operations and national defense if Republicans use the "nuclear option" to unclog President Bush`s judicial nominees. R . . . .
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3/15/05Study Finds Press Negative On Bush
The press produced three times more negative stories about President Bush than about Sen. John Kerry during the 2004 campaign, says a study released March 14. Read About It: Washington Times . . . .
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3/15/05NRA AlertNelson County Blues

This past Election Day, citizens in Louisiana and Montana voted for amendments to their respective constitutions making hunting a protected practice. Thus, these states joined the growing ranks of other states-14 in all-that have bestowed constitutional protection upon this fundamental heritage.

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3/11/05Sarbanes to Forgo Another Senate Term
Anti-gun Maryland Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes will announce today that he will not seek another term in the Senate, a Senate Democratic official confirmed, ending a 34-year congressional career. Read Ab . . . .
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3/9/05Justice Kennedy`s Mind
"Mature, sensible people generally don`t agree to obligations they don`t understand," writes Jonah Goldberg. "But that is precisely what our elected and appointed leaders are asked to do today. When t . . . .
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3/8/05In the NewsFelons And Democratic Politicking

Should convicted murderers be allowed to vote? If the federal Count Every Vote Act of 2005 passes, they will be. The bill-sponsored by Democratic Sens. Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Barbara Boxer, Bar . . . .

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3/8/05Bolton Tabbed As Envoy To U.N.
President Bush yesterday nominated John R. Bolton, the tough-talking undersecretary of state, to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Read About It: Washington Times POSTE . . . .
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3/3/05GMU Ties Phi Beta Kappa Rejection To Moore Snub
George Mason University professors say the rejection of their application to start a Phi Beta Kappa chapter on campus is linked to the school`s high-profile snub of "Fahrenheit 9/11" filmmaker Michael . . . .
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3/2/05In the NewsRudy '06

A boulder now blocks Rudolph W. Giuliani's path to the White House: a nagging suspicion among conservatives that he is too liberal for the Republican presidential nomination. Giuliani could earn conse . . . .

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3/1/05A Contradictory Biden
Appearing on NBC`s "Meet the Press" Sunday, Democratic Sen. Joe Biden, a former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, was asked a direct question about filibustering judicial nominees, and Mr. B . . . .
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3/1/05President Cheney?
As professions of lack of interest in the presidency go, Vice President Dick Cheney`s is unusually strong. "Yet there`s every reason he should change his mind," says Fred Barnes. Read About It: . . . .
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3/1/05Judicial Nomination Battles Begin Anew
When William G. Myers, III appears before the Judiciary Committee March 1, his nomination to the federal appeals court will reopen the battle between President Bush and the Senate Democrats over judic . . . .
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