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  • McCain: Ape joke bubbling up

     
    Things that bubble around these days generally get to the surface, so here's a link to a 20-year-old story in the Tucson Citizen about John McCain allegedly telling an off-color joke that showed insensitivity to rape victims. The joke......
  • More on the Obama humor deficit

     
    by James Oliphant We discussed last week at length the problem late-night talk show hosts and others (such as a certain New York-based magazine) have had satirizing or mocking Barack Obama. Media critic Howard Kurtz took on the topic on......
  • Former Army private faces execution

     
    by Katie Fretland For the first time in 51 years, a United States president has affirmed the execution of a member of the military. President Bush yesterday decided against commuting the death sentence of former Army cook Ronald A. Gray,......
  • Cindy McCain, Sarah Palin: Abortion rift

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL, Minn. - Cindy McCain says that she, like Sarah Palin, is "pro-life,'' but parts ways with John McCain's running mate on the question of banning abortion for victims of rape and incest. McCain also says......
  • Cindy: Sarah goes too far on rape, incest

     
    Cindy McCain tells CBS that Sarah Palin goes too far even for her by opposing abortion in cases of rape and incest: COURIC: Some, even Republicans seems to prize that Senator McCain picked a running mate who opposes abortion......
  • Rape exams: A little new info...

     
    Here's a USA Today story following up on the question of why Wasilla under Palin refused to pay for rape victims' rape kits, until a state law forced them to change. It has a quote from Palin spokeswoman Maria Comella:......
  • Wasilla: Charged for rape kits

     
    Apparently Wasilla, under Sarah Palin, was one of the few cities in Alaska where the police department charged women for rape kits. The state passed a law banning the practice, and the Wasilla police chief complained that it would place......
  • Sarah Palin's rape kit controversy

     
    by Jim Tankersley When legislators run for president, they have to answer for every little vote they ever cast - yes, no or, er, present. When former mayors run for vice-president, we're learning this week, they have to answer for......
  • Videos: Born Alive ad vs Abortion ad

     
    This is a good time to put up an item that's been around for a few days. An independent group has an ad running which -- unfairly, in the view of independent observers -- tries to tar him as a......
  • Sarah Palin: 'Sweat is my sanity'

     
    by Mark Silva Running for vice president is nothing new. Sarah Palin runs every day ""I get to go running every day, which is my sanity," the Republican nominee told CBS' Katie Couric on the campaign trail in Ohio. "Sweat......
  • Video: Nurses go after McCain health

     
    The National Nurses Organizing Committee/California Nurses Association, a union, puts up an ad focused on McCain's health that includes a negative portrayal of Palin. The ad begins running today in Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, and...
  • Former judge fired up on making pot legal

    All right, tell me this doesn't sound a little strange: I'm sitting in Costa Mesa with a silver-haired gent who once ran for Congress as a Republican and used to lock up drug dealers as a federal prosecutor, a man who served as an Orange County judge for...