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The Oakland Raiders have settled on Tom Cable as the team's head coach, removing his interim tag, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday. The Chronicle reported said the Raiders have called a news conference for Wednesday afternoon to make it official. The newspaper said last week that Raiders owner Al Davis had decided on Cable to lead the team in 2009, but the club held off on an official announcement.
CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett, an Ohio Democrat who gained attention last year for criticizing President George W. Bush and nearly scoring a huge congressional upset, said on Tuesday he would drop his U.S. Senate bid and retire from politics.
By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats have enlisted special help in the battle for Congress from a small band of Iraq war veterans, hoping their military experience turns into campaign-trail credibility with voters.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Wednesday celebrated a closer-than-expected loss in a special House of Representatives race in Ohio and called it a warning sign for Republicans entering the 2006 congressional elections.
CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Republicans narrowly held on to a vacant U.S. House of Representatives seat in Ohio on Tuesday, defeating a Democratic Iraq war veteran who had hammered away at President Bush and his Iraq policy.
By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WEST UNION, Ohio (Reuters) - Five months after leaving the battle zones of Iraq, Democrat Paul Hackett is waging an uphill fight to make political history in a special election for the U.S. Congress next week.