Karl Rove's efforts go down in flames

Karl Rove's efforts go down in flames

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The real loser last week on Election Day appears to be Karl Rove, who now has to explain to his shadowy billionaire donors how he spent hundreds of millions of dollars in "independent" expenditures on Mitt Romney's behalf and came up a cropper.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent

YouTube seen as new political force

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Political analysts predict video sharing Web site YouTube will have a profound effect on the 2008 presidential race.

'Macaca' named most politically incorrect

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- "Macaca," a racial slur uttered by U.S. Sen. George Allen, was selected the most politically incorrect word of 2006 by San Diego's Global Language Monitor.

Allen concedes, giving Democrats Senate

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., Thursday said he has decided against seeking a recount in his close race with Democrat Jim Webb. Allen's concession gives the Democratic Party a one-vote 51-49 majority in the Senate, although the caucus will include two ind

Allen, Webb may be headed for Va. recount

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., and his challenger, Democrat Jim Webb, may be headed for an automatic recount under Virginia law.

Sen. Allen attacks opponent's writings

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., has turned to attacking the novels written by his Democratic opponent, Jim Webb, to convert female voters.

U.S. politicians fear YouTube postings

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Finding themselves on the popular YouTube.com Web site where embarrassing videos are posted has become a major fear for U.S. politicians.

Allen and Webb face off on NBC

ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., and his November opponent -- Democrat Jim Webb -- sharply disagreed on the Iraq war during a debate on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Virginians debate marriage ballot question

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Virginia's constitutional amendment on marriage could help either Republican or Democrat candidates seeking office in November, depending on who's talking. GOP activists said the likely beneficiary is U.S. Sen. George Allen, the Republican incumbent who u

Business group praises Allen energy plan

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The National Association of Manufacturers is praising a proposal for U.S. energy independence advanced by U.S. Sen. George Allen, R-Va.

Sen. Allen to decline Marshall Fund award

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., said he will decline an award from the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund after organization donors threatened to pull funds.
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