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2009-07-21 14:34:02

U.S. singer/songwriter Jackson Browne says he has resolved his lawsuit against the Republican National Committee and Sen. John McCain. Also named in the lawsuit was the Ohio Republican Party. The litigation stemmed from an Internet campaign video produced by the ORP in support of McCain's failed presidential bid, which incorporated portions of the song Running on Empty, a song written and recorded by Browne, the musician said. Filed last August in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the...

2009-07-21 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne has resolved his lawsuit against the Ohio Republican Party ("ORP"), the Republican National Committee ("RNC") and Senator John McCain. The lawsuit arose from a web campaign video produced by the ORP in support of Senator McCain's campaign for President of the United States which incorporated portions of the song Running On Empty, a song written and recorded by Mr. Browne. The lawsuit, filed in August, 2008 in the...

2009-06-23 14:20:18

More individuals gave more money to candidates for federal office, national and state party committees, and political action committees or other interest groups in 2007óˆ´ than in any previous election. The surge in numbers of individuals contributing rose substantially from 2004 to 2008. Researchers define small donors as individuals who contributed less than $200 to a candidate or party committee during 2007 and 2008. Large donors were also more active in 2008...

2009-02-25 13:29:00

PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As predicted by the American Small Business League (ASBL), President Barack Obama failed to make any reference of his plans to fix existing federal programs designed to direct federal infrastructure spending to America's 27 million small businesses during his address to Congress and the nation Tuesday night. Top economic experts like Dr. Laura Tyson and Carly Fiorina have both acknowledged that directing federal infrastructure funds to...

2008-12-10 15:32:06

Sen. John McCain has agreed to be a guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time since his failed bid for the U.S. presidency, CBS said. McCain is to appear Thursday, marking his 14th visit to the late-night chat show. This will be the first time the Republican senator from Arizona has dropped by since he lost the Nov. 4 election to Democrat Barack Obama.

2008-12-03 14:23:00

The First 100 Days: Women Weigh in on the Issues They Want President-Elect Obama and the New Congress to Address; the Economy Trumps All Vast Majority of Women Say Gender Shouldn't Matter in Cabinet Selections; but Women Approve of Clinton for Secretary of State Next Vice President or the Next Top Model: Women Say Media Paid Too Much Attention to Palin and Clinton's Wardrobes and Not Enough to Their Policies Despite Observing Unequal and Unfair Treatment of Women Candidates, Women Say...

2008-11-05 15:00:13

Following is U.S. President George Bush's statement on the presidential election delivered Wednesday at the White House. Good morning. Last night, I had a warm conversation with President-elect Barack Obama. I congratulated him and Senator Biden on their impressive victory. I told the President-elect he can count on complete cooperation from my administration as he makes the transition to the White House. I also spoke to Senator John McCain. I congratulated him on a determined campaign...

2008-11-05 06:00:03

By David Jackson and Kevin Johnson PHOENIX -- In the shadow of desert mountains, Republican John McCain warmly congratulated President-elect Barack Obama late Tuesday and urged the nation to rally around its new president. "It's natural, tonight, to feel some disappointment," McCain said at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, flanked by running mate Sarah Palin, his wife, Cindy, and other family members. "But tomorrow, we must move beyond it and work together to get our country moving...

2008-11-04 09:10:00

By David Jackson INDIANAPOLIS -- On the eve of Election Day, Republican John McCain was at times defiant, pleading and humorous as he made a final seven-state campaign swing looking for votes. Starting early Monday in the shadow of a football stadium in Tampa and looking to end his day on the courthouse steps in Prescott, Ariz., McCain told supporters that he needed every vote in an uphill fight against Democrat Barack Obama. "Indiana is now a battleground state," McCain declared at an...

2008-11-04 06:00:00

By Jill Lawrence Democrat Barack Obama said months ago that he intended to compete hard in states that Democratic presidential nominees haven't won in decades. He's done so well at expanding the battleground that a dozen states could claim bragging rights as most dramatic or decisive in the race between Obama and Republican John McCain. Some states, such as Ohio, Florida and Missouri, are perpetually under the microscope on election nights because neither party can count on winning...

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