Politics 2014: Parties may be in for rocky ride

Politics 2014: Parties may be in for rocky ride

It's a new year and a mid-term election year to boot. Stalwarts of both parties will be seeing the capital in their rear-view mirrors one final time when their terms end.
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Politics 2014: Will voters shut out GOP in 2014 because of shutdown?

Politics 2014: Will voters shut out GOP in 2014 because of shutdown?

Americans may be holding congressional Republicans responsible for the partial shutdown of the federal government, but it's too soon to tell that ire will affect next year's midterm elections.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Independents taking second look at Obama

Independents taking second look at Obama

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama may be back in favor with independent voters who helped elect him, then helped boot House Democrats out of power, polls indicate.

Analysis: Obama balances hope and fear

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama may not have fully recognized the difficulty he faces in pressing his agenda of expensive priorities, two political observers said.

Democrats look to independents

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Political strategists in Washington said Democrats have an edge when it comes to attracting independent voters for the 2008 presidential election.

Bush's job approval nudges upward

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush's job approval rating has reversed its skid, and risen 5 percentage points to 42 percent, a USA Today/CNN/Gallup Poll shows.

GOP war support showing cracks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Staunch supporters of the Bush administration's policy in Iraq have become more vocal with their concern over the way things are going.

The Peter Principles: The first 100 days

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Though they seem hobbled by the ethics war centered on Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, and confounded by the challenges posed by the president's domestic agenda, Republicans in the House believe they have accomplished much in the current Congress' fir
PETER ROFF, UPI Senior Political Analyst

Commentary: Hastert is head of the House

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The choice of a new congressional chaplain typically does not generate political heat nor light. Since 2000, when George W. Bush was elected president by the margin of a single electoral vote, the times in Washington have been decidedly untypical of the m
PETER ROFF, UPI Senior Political Analyst

Analysis: The polls, measure for measure

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Privately, the campaigns of President George W. Bush and Sen. John F. Kerry both say that internal polling shows Bush leading in the 2004 race for president by anywhere between 3 and 5 points. Bush is ahead largely as a result of his strong performanc
PETER ROFF, UPI Senior Political Analyst

UPI Political Briefs

Poll: Kerry, Bush tied nationwide... Media's 'love affair' with McCain ends, writer says... NYU professor says Bush represents subversives... Republicans bed down early - and alone... Kerry launches 2 new ads... Judge shuts down 'Tax Toolbox'... Edwards s

NYU prof says Bush represents subversives

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- President Bush faced rising criticism from political opponents Thursday as he prepared to address the 2004 GOP national convention.

Watercooler Stories

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Bush seeks indeological fight with Kerry

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- The White House wants this fall's presidential election to be a choice between liberalism and conservatism, the Washington Times reported Tuesday.

Election 2004: It's the economy and Iraq

(This is one in a series of 12 articles that look at the 2004 election from six months out. This article covers the issues that will likely decide for which can
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Congressional and Policy Correspondent
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David Winston

David Winston RH(AHG) (born 1956) is an American herbalist and ethnobotanist. He has been in practice and teaching since 1977. He works in the Cherokee, Chinese and the western/Eclectic herbal traditions. Winston is a founding/professional member of the American Herbalists Guild, for which he served four terms as a Board Member and is a founding advisory board member of United Plant Savers. He serves as an adjunct professor at the Tai Sophia Institute and is the founder and dean of the Center for Herbal Studies.

David Winston started experimenting with plants in the late 1960s, ingesting them and observing their effects. By age 17 he was leading herb walks and teaching about herbs. In 1974 he moved to New York City where he studied with Dr. Eng, a doctor of Chinese Herbal Medicine. In 1976 he began study with western herbalist William LeSassier who developed the theory of Triune formulas and he also took university courses in anatomy & physiology, pharmacognosy, and cellular biology. In 1977 he started his clinical practice and in 1982 he founded one of NJ's first holistic health centers, The Awareness Health Center, in Franklin Park, NJ. David has also studied herbal medicine with several Cherokee elders, as well as other indigenous people. David is a founding and professional member of the American Herbalist's Guild, the director of the David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies and the Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, the author of Saw Palmetto for Men and Women (Storey), Herbal Therapeutics (2003) and the co-author of Herb Therapy & Supplements; a scientific and traditional approach (2000, Lippencott) and Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina and Stress Relief (Healing Arts Press, 2007)

David Winston has one of the largest private libraries of botanical medicine in the United States with extensive holdings with over 8,000 books and over 12,000 articles on file, including Eclectic and Thomsonian Medicine, physiomedicalism, the history of medicine, ethnobotany, pharmacy, pharmocognosy, poisonous plants, mycology, botany and economic botany. The HTRL also has substantial holdings in Southeastern native ethnology, Southeastern material culture and ethnomusicology. He also has the only antiquarian book company Herbalist and Alchemist Books that deals exclusively with antiquarian herbal and medical books.

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