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Senator John Warner News Conference This Afternoon – May Announce He Will Not Seek Re-election To Virginia Senate

Senator John Warner News Conference This Afternoon – May Announce He Will Not Seek Re-election To Virginia Senate

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(Best Syndication) Virginia Senator John Warner will be holding a news conference this afternoon, and may announce that he will not seek re-election. Bob Lewis of the Associated Press says Warner would be “an early favorite to win if he runs”. The 80 year old Warner may want to retire, according to Lewis.

His news conference is planned for this afternoon at the University of Virginia on the steps of its signature structure, the Rotunda, designed by university founder Thomas Jefferson. Warner had already announced he will seek another term that would have ended in 2015, but this news conference has raised some questions.

Senator Larry Craig Tells Media He Is Not Gay – Regrets Accepting Plea Bargain With Minnesota Prosecutors

Senator Larry Craig Tells Media He Is Not Gay – Regrets Accepting Plea Bargain With Minnesota Prosecutors

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(Best Syndication) Idaho Republican Senator Larry Craig told the media Tuesday afternoon that he is not gay and that he made a hasty decision to accept a the misdemeanor disorderly conduct plea offered to him by a Minnesota prosecutors. He has been haunted by allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct for decades.

Craig claimed that he was the victim of a witch hunt by his local paper at the news conference on Tuesday. "In pleading guilty, I overreacted in Minneapolis, because of the stress of the Idaho Statesman's investigation and the rumors it has fueled around Idaho," he said. "Again, that overreaction was a mistake, and I apologize for my misjudgment."

John Edwards Says He Will Fight Drug And Insurance Companies – Promises To Fight For Health Care For All Americans

John Edwards Says He Will Fight Drug And Insurance Companies – Promises To Fight For Health Care For All Americans

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(Best Syndication) Cancer has been called the number on fear in America and Senators Hillary Clinton and John Edwards both have made statements concerning the disease. Along with New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, the candidates have called for an increase in the $4.75 billion spent on research.

Edwards has advocated a nationwide ban on smoking in public places while Hillary said she would rely on local governments to enforce their bans. When asked if a Federal ban would be constitutional, Edwards said he would need more time to think about that.

Senator Larry Craig To Hold News Conference Concerning Minnesota Airport Incident

Senator Larry Craig To Hold News Conference Concerning Minnesota Airport Incident

Senator Larry Craig

(Best Syndication) Long time conservative Republican Senator Larry Craig of Idaho will be holding a press conference this afternoon where he may announce his resignation. On August 8th 2007 the Senator pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct stemming from an incident on June 11th at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

This is not the first time that the Senator’s sexual behavior has been questioned. The married Senator with three adopted children went on national television in 1982 to deny allegations involving cocaine and sex with male congressional pages. Back in October of 2006, gay activist blogger Mike Rogers published allegations on his site that Craig was homosexual. Craig denied those claims.

Attorney General Resigns Amid Controversy and Calls For His Resignation – Wiretapping and Prosecutor Firings

Attorney General Resigns Amid Controversy and Calls For His Resignation – Wiretapping and Prosecutor Firings

Gonzales Meets Preisdent Sunday

(Best Syndication) The resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was announced Monday morning in a Whitehouse statement following a Sunday visit to the President’s Crawford Texas Ranch by the outgoing Gonzales and his wife Rebecca. The Attorney General’s office has been mired in controversy after the firing of Federal Prosecutors and other questionable dealings.

The 52 year old Gonzales was praised by the President Monday. "Al Gonzales is a man of integrity, decency and principle,” the President said. “And I have reluctantly accepted his resignation, with great appreciation for the service that he has provided for our country." Gonzales first began work for the President in 1994 as general counsel for then Texas Governor George W. Bush. Later he became the governor’s Secretary of State in 1997.

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