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2010-01-19 23:01:00

Big Government Republicans should not take comfort -- they will be next MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, regarding the results of the special election for U.S. Senator in Massachusetts: "Scott Brown's election to the Senate is another example of the energy and passion that has been brought to the Republican Party in the past year by new conservative leaders. "Brown's victory would not...

2009-08-06 14:19:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Congress of Families V (Amsterdam, August 10-12), will be the first Congress to be web-cast live on the internet with video and audio. Both plenary sessions and panel discussions in the main hall will be web-cast live. To access live web-casting, go to either the World Congress of Families site (www.worldcongress.org) or the website of the Dutch local organizing committee (www.worldcongress.nl) and follow the instructions. DVDs of the...

2008-06-24 03:00:14

By Lawson, Neal There is a paradox at the centre of modern politics, and the Labour Party must grasp it, writes NealLawson As the new Labour project comes to a shuddering halt, attempts by the Blairites to revive it throw into stark relief two contrasting possible directions for the the Labour Party. Most recently and notably, those who want to salvage the wreckage of new Labour have called on the party to "liberalise or die". But what type of liberty do they mean? The answer the party...

2006-06-21 12:21:56

By Yuri Kulikov KIEV (Reuters) - Political groups behind Ukraine's "Orange Revolution" said on Wednesday they had clinched a deal on a coalition government which could keep the country on its pro-Western path after nearly three months of divisive talks. The document on an "orange" coalition could be signed on Thursday, ending weeks of uncertainty following a national election in March. It also rules out any possibility of President Viktor Yushchenko dissolving parliament. Parties...

2006-06-14 20:59:45

By JoAnne Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of President George W. Bush's top policy advisers and former chief speechwriter, Michael Gerson, is stepping down to pursue other opportunities, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday. Gerson was Bush's chief speechwriter during the president's first term and was promoted to policy and strategic adviser in 2005. He had been crafting major speeches for Bush since joining the former Texas governor's presidential campaign in 1999. Gerson,...

2006-06-03 14:51:29

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech election has ended in a draw between leftist and centre-right parties, with each side winning 100 seats in parliament, the CTK news agency reported on Saturday citing own projections. With over 99 percent of the votes counted, the opposition Civic Democrats won 35.4 percent of the June 2-3 vote, compared to 32.3 percent for the Social Democrats. Based on that result, earlier projections gave the Civic Democrats and its preferred partners -- Christian...

2006-04-27 23:46:14

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's cabinet approved a bill on Friday to make nurturing "love of country" an aim of education, a change sought by conservatives who want patriotism in schools but opposed by those who see parallels with militarism. The revisions -- which would be the first to the 1947 Fundamental Law of Education since it was enacted during the U.S.-led occupation -- are unlikely to be welcomed by China and South Korea, locked in disputes with Japan stemming from...

2006-03-30 15:17:03

By Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Sacked Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko assured jittery investors on Thursday she would be a solid steward of the economy as she made a pitch to get her old job back in a future coalition government. A March 26 parliamentary election gave no single party enough seats to form a government, leaving President Viktor Yushchenko to patch together a workable coalition while parties eyeing cabinet seats jockey for position. Tymoshenko is pushing...

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2006-02-09 15:20:00

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON -- Barely more than a year after celebrating a big U.S. election win, frustrated conservative activists gathered on Thursday in sometimes open revolt over Bush administration policies on immigration, spending and domestic eavesdropping. The first day of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference featured sharp disputes on immigration policy and criticism of the expanding federal budget, growing entitlement programs like Medicare...

2006-02-06 10:42:21

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion fiscal 2007 budget that cuts domestic programs from community policing to Medicare while bolstering security spending as he seeks to tame a soaring deficit. Facing election-year pressure from conservative Republicans to get tougher on spending, Bush asked the U.S. Congress to virtually freeze discretionary programs outside national security. Bush proposed a record...