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  • Laura Bush: Katrina's mistakes, lessons

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL, Minn. - The soon-retiring President Bush, who was supposed to address the start of the Republican National Convention this evening, instead flew to Texas for a review of staging areas for the recovery after Hurricane......
  • McCain defends Palin: Vetting 'thorough'

     
    Sen. John McCain talks with deputy chief Thomas Garrity, left, over coffee and donuts during a stop at a fire house in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) by Jill Zuckman PHILADELPHIA -- While touring a fire......
  • Bush: Off-shore oil-drilling imperative

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush today seized on Hurricane Gustav's sweep across the oil fields of the Gulf of Mexico to talk about the need for more off-shore oil-drilling. Congress may still be on vacation, the president said before a......
  • Paterson: It's your money. Why shouldn't I spend it?

     
    When David Paterson became governor, NYS no longer had a lieutenant governor. So what did he do? He hired everyone working for the now non-existent LG, and gave a lot of them raises! The NYSun: "At the beginning of......
  • Double standard for Sarah Palin?

     
    by Jim Tankersley ST. PAUL - Is Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin the victim of sexism - or at the very least, a double standard - from the press and her political opponents? That's the charge that many Republicans, and......
  • Gov. Sarah Palin's eBay plane claim

     
    by Jason George and Andrew Zajac JUNEAU, Alaska -- When Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin sought to illustrate her frugality and flair to delegates at the GOP convention Wednesday, she described how she disposed of a corporate jet acquired by her......
  • GOP attacks media, we respond

     
    by Frank James At Republican gatherings, we media types take a lickin' and keep on tickin'. Next to whoever are the leaders of the Democratic Party at a given time, we're the GOP's favorite pinatas. They clearly feel they need......
  • For GOP, it's a whiter shade of pale

     
    Delegates at the Republican National Convention the Xcel Energy Center on Paul, Minnesota. U.S. Sen. John McCain will accept The GOP nomination for U.S. President Thursday night. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) by Frank James ST. PAUL, Minn. --.....
  • Sarah Palin: Gov'nors don't vote present

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Sarah Palin started beating a drum about Barack Obama at the Republican National Convention here, and she was beating it again today. "We don't have a 'present' button as governor,'' Palin said after an......
  • George Bush: Name-dropping dropping

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL -- A certain name is fading into the background here at the Republican National Convention, a name that played prominently at the Democratic conventioon: George W. Bush. At Countdown to Crawford, our colleague Johanna Neuman......
  • McCain: 'Ready to lead,' but where?

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
  • John McCain: 'An imperfect servant'

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL -- Republican Sen. John McCain, with an opening nod of public respect for his Democratic rival, pledged to his party tonight that he will wage a winning fight for the White House. And McCain, who......