GOP 2012 primary resembles Dems in 2003

GOP 2012 primary resembles Dems in 2003

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The changes in favorites among Republican U.S. 2012 presidential contenders is similar to those in the 2003 contest for Democratic hopefuls, Gallup said.

Retired general downplays gay issues

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A retired top U.S. Army general said Sunday successfully incorporating open homosexuals into the military would depend on the leadership of junior officers.

Atlantic Eye: Defending Gen. Wesley Clark

OXFORD, England, July 3 (UPI) -- Gen. Wesley Clark is uniquely qualified to dissect the record of Sen. John McCain. He served in the U.S. military for 38 years. He was supreme allied commander Europe, a Rhodes Scholar and valedictorian. Presidents need advisers who will tell them what they must know, not what they want to hear.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Analysis: Who will Obama choose?

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Sen. Barack Obama may play it safe and sensible at the same time and choose Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sibelius or Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano as his running mate.

Report: Obama-Clinton ticket 'unlikely'

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- It is unlikely Hillary Clinton will join Barack Obama as the presumptive Democratic U.S. presidential nominee's running mate, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Military sociologist Charles Moskos dies

CHICAGO, June 3 (UPI) -- Charles Moskos, the sociologist who led the development of the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, died over the weekend, family members said.
Atlantic Eye: Misreading Howard Dean

Atlantic Eye: Misreading Howard Dean

TBILISI, Georgia, March 20 (UPI) -- Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean is still remembered as the Democratic front-runner in early 2004 who lost the Iowa caucuses and let out a much-played yelp or screech. It is a profoundly unfair picture. I have found Dean to be thoughtful, inspiring, honest and smart. He leads by example. And let me be very clear, I am not the DNC's spokesman or communications director. This is my own personal and unsolicited point of view.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Atlantic Eye: As the votes came in

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- It is 8:50 p.m. EST on Super Tuesday. I have just gotten off the phone with former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Wesley Clark. During the long night other leading figures give me comment about the primaries being held.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

U.S. general: Kosovo near on independence

PRISTINA, Serbia, May 25 (UPI) -- Former NATO commander Wesley Clark says Serbia's Kosovo province could be independent in the coming months.

Online data-broker bill passes in House

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- In a unanimous vote Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4709, the Law Enforcement and Phone Privacy Protection Act of 2006.
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Clark goes over Democrats' security plan

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Retired Gen. Wesley Clark, saying the Bush administration's polices have "taken us on a path to nowhere," touted a Democratic plan to revamp U.S. security.

Clark: Port security debate misguided

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark says the debate about U.S. ports should focus on security, not the country where a port management company is based.

Consumers vulnerable to phone data theft

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The political site AMERICAblog announced Thursday that for only $89.95 it had purchased the cell-phone records of 100 calls over three days in November 2005 mad
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Clark wants 'basic' answers for Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark called on President Bush Saturday to answer a series of "basic questions" about when U.S. forces can withdraw from Iraq.

Clark calls for 'dialogue' in Mideast

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The United States needs to engage diplomatically with Iraq's neighbors to help stabilize the region, retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark said Sunday.

Faces of Globalization: The Washington School

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- On a late-April afternoon at the end of the spring 2004 semester, representatives of the world's rich countries gathered in a polished, state-of-the-art think-t

Ex-Gen. Clark calls for aid to Daschle

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- Ex-U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark is calling on his network of supporters to rally behind the re-election of Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D.

Poll: Edwards favorite Kerry running mate

ATLANTA, June 30 (UPI) -- Of five possible running mates, the majority of U.S. voters believe Democratic Sen. John Edwards would be the best running mate for Sen. John Kerry.

Ex-Gen. Clark seeks funds to campaign

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Former John Kerry foe Gen. Wesley Clark is enlisting his political arm, WesPAC, to raise funds over the Internet to help Clark beat the bushes for Democrats.

Gephardt tries out for Kerry's team

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- Missouri Democratic Rep. Richard Gephardt is among those presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry is considering as running mate, the Washington Post said.

Nader wants Kerry to criticize attack ads

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- Independent liberal Ralph Nader is urging Democratic presidential contender John Kerry to condemn a group that is criticizing Nader's White House bid.

Schwarzenegger sues bobblehead maker

LOS ANGELES, May 18 (UPI) -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's film production company is suing a small Ohio toy maker for illegally exploiting his image for financial gain.

Wesley Clark forms PAC to oust Bush

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 6 (UPI) -- Retired Gen. Wesley Clark said Thursday he has formed a political action committee to derail George Bush's try for re-election and change U.S. foreign policy.

Poll: Bush leads Kerry in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 19 (UPI) -- An Arkansas State University poll shows President George W. Bush ahead of Sen. John F. Kerry, D-Mass., in the state by 8 points.

Kansas hands Kerry Dems' nomination

TOPEKA, Kan., March 13 (UPI) -- Kansas, long a bastion of the Republic Party, on Saturday handed Sen. John Kerry the Democratic Party's nomination for president during party caucuses.
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