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2009-07-01 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbion Power today announced the appointment of Ambassador Joseph Wilson (ret.) as a member of the Symbion Power Advisory Board. Ambassador Wilson has extensive experience in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. As an American diplomat, he served as Ambassador to Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe in the administrations of Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He also served as Special Assistant to President Clinton in charge of African Affairs at...

2009-06-25 16:06:00

Media Advisory for 8 a.m. Friday June 26 Forum At the National Press Club, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented conference June 26 at the National Press Club about misconduct by the U.S. Department of Justice will feature prominent officials as well as victims whose compelling stories were captured by filmmaker John McTiernan in his recent documentary, "The Political Prosecutions of Karl Rove." The video by Project Save Justice features...

2009-04-23 23:50:33

Meghan McCain, whose father was the GOP presidential nominee in 2008, said Thursday longtime Republican political adviser Karl Rove should go away. Appearing as a co-host on ABC's The View, McCain was asked about her recent assertion that Rove was creepy because he follows her on Twitter, the microblogging Internet service. She said Rove's time of political relevance has passed, the New York Daily News reported. You've had your eight years, she said. Now go away. By way of explanation, McCain...

2009-04-01 08:30:00

Mom-On-The-Go Embarks on NASCAR Road Tour to Encourage Families to Share their Winning Solutions for Getting Back to the Table MARION, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, Kim Burton, wife of NASCAR driver Jeff Burton, is partnering with Libby's Vegetables to encourage moms to connect with each other and share their winning solutions for getting back to the dinner table during these economic times. Burton will be on-site at the Libby's Get Back to the Table tent at four major speedways...

2008-10-10 06:00:24

By Richard L. Berke Imagine these fantastical sequences from "W.," the Oliver Stone portrayal of President George W. Bush: The president is not alone with his dogs when he chokes on a pretzel and tumbles from the sofa; Saddam Hussein is in the White House family quarters with him. Later Bush flies over Baghdad on a magic carpet as the bombs rain down. And finally Hussein returns for another cameo, this time to shout insults at the president and his father. These depictions would hardly be...

2008-09-18 09:00:24

At best, John McCain is a fibber. At worst, he's a malevolent liar. This week, McCain's people continued to spew the same old chitchat and baldfaced lies, despite media fact-checkers calling the campaign's assertions "shamelessly misleading." Even Karl Rove, the infamous forked-tongued prevaricator, said that the McCain campaign's lies and negative attacks have gone too far. The man is mean-spirited, reckless and appears to have sold his soul. If he triumphs, America will have the devil to...

2008-08-28 15:00:44

By Dusty Saunders Cable and public television again was the place to be Tuesday night for political junkies. At 7:59 p.m., Virginia governor Mark Warner ended his keynote address and ABC, CBS and NBC joined convention coverage, thus assuring they'd be around for - as CBS' Katie Couric called it - "Hillary Clinton night." I'm old enough to have lived during Television B.C. (before cable) when the networks thought keynote coverage was important. Clinton's 22-minute address ended at 9:08...

2008-08-20 09:00:59

By Linda Thomson Deseret News Arguments are shaping up on two sides regarding a letter somehow connected to accused police killer Curtis Michael Allgier over whether the document should be open for the public to see. Allgier, 28, is charged with aggravated murder in connection with the 2007 shooting death of prison guard Stephen Anderson. Salt Lake County District Attorney Lohra Miller has publicly stated her office will seek the death penalty if Allgier is convicted. He currently is...

2008-07-23 21:00:28

By Alan Pergament If you put 200 of the nation's television critics in the same room with media executives and stars, you're bound to have some issues raised. And there was the usual share during the Television Critics Association tour that ended Tuesday. Here is your local critic's list of the Top 10 issues -- some heavy, some light and some unintentionally funny -- from the tour, along with some answers or opinions. Call it a new version of the old ABC program, "Issues and Answers."...

2008-07-16 15:00:07

The White House has cited executive privilege in refusing to turn over FBI interviews with Vice President Dick Cheney on the leaked name of a CIA operative. The position came in response to a July 16 deadline from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee which included Cheney in its investigation of who leaked former CIA agent Valerie Plame's name to the media, The Hill, a Washington political newspaper, reported Wednesday. Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., held off a vote to...

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