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Poll finds voters nationally like Christie

TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie heads a short list of potential Republican presidential nominees in 2016, a poll released Tuesday indicated.
Report: Fox News reduces Rove's role

Report: Fox News reduces Rove's role

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Fox News chief Roger Ailes has directed the U.S. broadcasting outlet to limit Republican strategist Karl Rove's on-air appearances, New York magazine reported.

Conservatives launch Obama documentary

CHICAGO, July 22 (UPI) -- A conservative group says it has launched an ad campaign to promote an upcoming documentary about likely U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.

Fame, fortune and back taxes sometimes mix

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Fame and fortune in the United States offer no immunity to tax problems, various court documents show.

Polls show Clinton losing party support

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- A recent series of polls have found New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is losing support in the Democratic Party among certain voting segments.

Report: Clinton enemies get to work

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Political enemies of Sen. Hillary Clinton are already plotting how to take down her U.S. presidential campaign with books, a film and Web sites in the works.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2005 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

Dean win may scare off Democrat donors

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Democratic fundraisers predict the election of Howard Dean as the party's national chairman will lead some of its larger donors to sit on the sidelines.

Morris says debates are quandry for Kerry

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Former Clinton political consultant Dick Morris said Wednesday that Democratic nominee John F. Kerry's focus on Iraq may backfire in the upcoming debate.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 29, the 242nd day of 2004 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

Clinton memoirs could upstage Kerry

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Senior Democratic party members are concerned the upcoming release of former President Bill Clinton's memoirs could overshadow Sen. John Kerry's campaign.

Global terror unleashed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- In "The Sign of the Four," Sherlock Holmes famously says that if we "eliminate all other factors, the one which remains must be the truth." In his latest book,
HORACE COOPER, A UPI Outside View commentary

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2003 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

The Peter Principles: Then there were nine

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The field of Democrats running for the 2004 nomination is growing by leaps and bounds. But it wasn't long ago that many astute political observers thought it not worth having.
PETER ROFF, United Press International

Experts debate campaign finance law

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The outcome of the current legal challenge of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform law passed earlier this year will be the most important decision on campaign law in decades, analysts on both sides of the issue said Wednesday.
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

The Peter Principles: Seize the reins

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Control of state political organizations can lead to control of the national party and the presidential nominating process. George W. Bush and the Republican governors used this to maximum effect in 2000. Could the same thing be on tap for the Democrats i
PETER ROFF, United Press International

Book review: The South has risen

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The book at a glance: The Rise of Southern Republicans by Earl and Merle Black, Belknap Harvard Press, $29.95, 442 pages.
By United Press International

Hot Buttons: Talk show topics

ABC, CBS and NBC decided not to carry President George Bush's speech live Monday night, saying the White House never asked them to carry it, The Washington Post reports.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Commentary: In US, politics are personal

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Corruption in politics is nothing new. Neither is personalization.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

A nuts-and-bolts look at policy making

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- "If I could have used the name 'Policy Making for Dummies ... the Executive Branch,' I would have," jokes Paul J. Weinstein Jr., about the nuts-and-bolts approa
ERIC BADERTSCHER, for United Press International

A Blast from the Past

Revolutionary War veteran Daniel Shays was one of the leaders of more than 1,000 rebels who sought redress of their grievances during an uprising that began on this date in 1786. What became known as "Shays Rebellion" included attacks on courts of law and
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2002 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly package of A Blast from the Past for Aug. 26-Sept. 1.
By United Press International

Comment: Clinton's fees, political deeds

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- While not exactly sent reeling, the continuing corporate confidence crisis has inflicted some political damage on the president and his party.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Commentary: Alterman's list

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- In an effort to "measure the unmeasurable" as he puts it, Eric Alterman, a columnist for The Nation magazine and MSNBC, recently penned an essay critical of the
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst
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