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Roseanne Barr campaign releases TV ad

Roseanne Barr campaign releases TV ad

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The longshot campaign of actress Roseanne Barr for the U.S. presidency announced its first TV ad buy Wednesday.

Occupy protesters vow peaceful Rose Parade

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Occupy Wall Street protesters face a $1,000 fine and a possible six-month jail term if they disturb Monday's Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., officials said.

Occupy protesters target Rose Parade

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Occupy activists plan to bring some floats of their own to California for this year's Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena.
Protesters advocate views at Obama event

Protesters advocate views at Obama event

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Protesters gathered outside President Obama's fundraising lunch in San Francisco Tuesday, speaking out on a variety of issues.

Sheehan speaks at Nashville Peace Fest

NASHVILLE, June 27 (UPI) -- Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is calling for an end to both offshore drilling and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Scores arrested in protest at White House

Scores arrested in protest at White House

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Sixty-one people, including anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan, were arrested Monday during a demonstration outside the White House, U.S. Park Police said.
Protests low-key at Obama's vacation spot

Protests low-key at Obama's vacation spot

MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Protesting presidential policy at Martha's Vineyard, Mass., is a lot different than protesting at Crawford, Texas, demonstrators say.
Penn escorts Sheehan to 'Milk' premiere

Penn escorts Sheehan to 'Milk' premiere

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Actor Sean Penn escorted activist and San Francisco congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan to the San Francisco premiere of his new film "Milk."
Anti-war activist to challenge Pelosi

Anti-war activist to challenge Pelosi

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan says she's qualified for a general election challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the California ballot.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
By United Press International

Spacey meets with Chavez in Caracas

CARACAS, Venezuela, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey traveled to Venezuela this week to chat with President Hugo Chavez.

Anti-war activist arrested in D.C.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- War critic Cindy Sheehan was arrested Monday in Washington after protesting outside a hearing room where officials were testifying on the Iraq war.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Aug. 6, 2007.

50 arrested at Washington sit-in

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Cindy Sheehan and other anti-war activists were arrested Tuesday in a Washington sit-in demanding President George Bush's impeachment.

Cindy Sheehan quits peace movement

CRAWFORD, Texas, May 29 (UPI) -- Cindy Sheehan, who became the most visible leader of the anti-war movement after her son died in Iraq, said she is giving up peace activism.

Kent State marks 1970 shootings

KENT, Ohio, May 4 (UPI) -- Kent State University in Ohio Friday marked the 37th anniversary of the day National Guardsmen shot and killed four students during a Vietnam War protest.

Sheehan, four others arrested in Texas

CRAWFORD, Texas, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan was arrested along with four other protesters outside of U.S. President George Bush's Texas ranch.

Sheehan lawyer: Police acted improperly

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Cindy Sheehan and her co-defendants in a New York misdemeanor trial claim arresting officers treated them harshly.

Vet who ran down crosses gets probation

WACO, Texas, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A disabled Vietnam veteran has been given probation for destroying a memorial set up by anti-war activists near President George W. Bush's Texas ranch.

Rove fends off protests at GOP fundraiser

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Fending off anti-war protests, White House adviser Karl Rove told Republicans in Texas a strong economy will drive GOP candidates to November wins.

Activist Sheehan hospitalized in Texas

WACO, Texas, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Peace activist Cindy Sheehan has been hospitalized for exhaustion and dehydration in Waco, Texas, it was reported Saturday.

Sheehan back to bug president in Crawford

CRAWFORD, Texas, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Peace activist Cindy Sheehan has taken up residence in Crawford, Texas, for a second summer to protest the Iraq war under the nose of President Bush.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2006 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

Peace activist moves to Bush ranch town

CRAWFORD, Texas, July 28 (UPI) -- Peace activist Cindy Sheehan, whose son died in the Iraq war, reportedly plans to move to Crawford, Texas, the site of U.S. President George Bush's ranch.

Peace groups launch 'Troops home FAST'

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) -- Three peace groups, Women for Peace, Global Exchange and Gold Star Families for Peace, are going on a hunger strike against the war in Iraq.
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