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31-Oct-2004 - Words of Encouragement

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28-Oct-2004 - John Kerry's Historic Endorsements

28-Oct-2004 - 25 Years Combating LGBT Violence

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28-Oct-2004 - How You Can Protect Your Right to Vote

27-Oct-2004 - The Last Straw

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26-Oct-2004 - Another Look at Taking Back the Senate

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24-Oct-2004 - Can the Democrats Regain the House?

23-Oct-2004 - Early Voting Trends

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19-Oct-2004 - Movies Released in 2004

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18-Oct-2004 - The Crystal Prison

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12-Oct-2004 - Ranked Choice Voting Hits San Francisco

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7-Oct-2004 - Prince Adares Shows Signs of Royal Affinity

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October 30, 2004

Breaking Political News

With the election only a few days away, The Imperial Gazette is going to try to stay on top of breaking campaign news.


Tom DeLay Running Hard

U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, who should have been coasting to an easy re-election while traveling the country to campaign for other Republicans, is now campaigning hard for re-election.

DeLay has faced several rebukes from the bipartisan House Ethics Committee recently, which may not be playing well in his district. But his opponent, Richard Morrison, is a political novice whom most believe won't unseat the man some consider to be the most powerful man in Congress, even more than the Speaker. Some analysts speculate that DeLay expects to win, but is worried that if the margin of victory is too narrow it could weaken his political influence in Washington.  (more...)


Bush and Kerry Seek to Take Advantage With Bin Laden Tape

Without specifically mentioning the videotape recently released by Osama bin Laden, both George Bush and John Kerry are seeking to use it for their political advantage.

In the videotape released a few days ago to media outlets, bin Laden acknowledged responsibility for the September 11th attacks for the first time, and said that the U.S. must stop threatening the security of Muslims to avoid "another Manhattan."

Kerry is hammering on his regular theme that Bush made a mistake not focusing on capturing bin Laden at Tora Bora. Bush, meanwhile, asserts in his campaign rallies that Kerry would not decisively wage war on terrorism the way Bush has. (more...)

Bush campaign officials were openly gloating about the videotape's release. "We want people to think 'terrorism' for the last four days," one campaign official said in an interview with the New York Daily News. "And anything that raises the issue in people's minds is good for us."  (more...)


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