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2008-06-24 02:29:31

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: CONTACT: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone, +1-202-863- 8148, both of the Democratic National Committee Today's McCain Myth: John McCain and Gov. Schwarzenegger agree on oil drilling. WASHINGTON,June 23/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--When John McCain is in California this week he will no doubt try to tie himself to Gov. Schwarzenegger and distance himself from President Bush. But when it comes to offshore drilling, an important issue to coastal states, like...

2008-06-20 12:00:11

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone, +1-202-863-8148, both of Democratic National Committee Today's McCain Myth: John McCain follows campaign finance laws. WASHINGTON,June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --John McCain claims he is following campaign finance laws. But the reality is when it's inconvenient to his campaign, Senator McCain thinks the rules don't apply to him -- even going as far as breaking the law. Senator McCain is violating campaign laws by using...

2008-06-20 09:00:02

By MICHAEL LUO By Michael Luo and Jeff Zeleny The New York Times Sen. Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he would opt out of the public financing system for the general election campaign. His decision to break an earlier pledge to accept public money is likely to transform the landscape of presidential campaigns, injecting hundreds of millions of additional dollars into the race and raising doubts about the future of public...

2008-06-18 09:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera of Democratic National Committee, +1-202- 863-8148 WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Democratic National Committee: According to media reports, Senator McCain will address the "national security implications of the country's reliance on foreign energy" today in Springfield, Missouri. What McCain won't say, however, is that his insistence on pandering to his friends in Big Oil by recycling the same...

2008-06-17 12:00:16

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone, both of Democratic National Committee, +1-202-863-8148 Today's McCain Myth: John McCain is against off-shore drilling. WASHINGTON June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) During his campaign John McCain has tried to create distance from the Bush Administration by talking tough on the...

2008-06-17 09:01:01

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera, Democratic National Committee, +1-202- 863-8148 WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While John McCain likes to talk tough about energy independence and renewable energy, John McCain today will cave in to his friends in the oil and gas industry. Despite supporting a moratorium on off-shore drilling during his last presidential campaign and opposing offshore drilling in places like Florida, North Carolina and Oregon, Senator McCain...

2008-06-14 09:00:15

By Kevin Vaughan The committee planning the Democratic National Convention abruptly canceled a media walk-through at the Pepsi Center scheduled for next week, citing unspecified "outstanding issues." Party officials on Friday denied that fundraising woes led to the cancellation, which was expected to draw "a few hundred" members of the media from around the country. "It is not due to money issues," said Chris Lopez of Denver's convention host committee. The committee has been struggling...

2006-08-22 17:45:28

By Jason Szep MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - A stop at the Red Arrow Diner, long a magnet for White House hopefuls, is one of the rituals New Hampshire is fighting to preserve even it means holding the first presidential primary a year before the 2008 election. "Almost all the candidates stop by to visit us here," said Roy Donohue, general manager at the all-night hideaway tucked away on a side-street in Manchester, the state's largest city and a former New England textile...

2006-07-22 18:29:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Saturday recommended moving up Nevada's 2008 presidential caucus to the week between the traditional campaign kickoff contests in Iowa and New Hampshire in a bid for more racial and geographic diversity in the nominating process. A Democratic National Committee panel also sought to move South Carolina's primary to the week after New Hampshire in changes that could diminish New Hampshire's kingmaker status and shatter decades of political...

2006-06-09 19:10:00

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic National Committee plans to return $5,000 in campaign contributions from two Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman LLP partners who were indicted last month, a party spokeswoman said on Friday. The Milberg Weiss firm, known for its class-action securities lawsuits against major corporations, and attorneys David Bershad and Steven Schulman were indicted last month by a federal grand jury in Los Angeles for orchestrating a kickback scheme...


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