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2008-08-05 12:00:20

A Republican official told CNN Tuesday that U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney would likely skip the Republican Party convention in Minnesota. While Cheney's role at the convention was officially in flux Tuesday, CNN said its source confirmed that there was a mutual understanding between Cheney and presumptive nominee Sen. John McCain's camp that made the vice president's presence at next month's convention unlikely. While Cheney remains popular with conservatives, McCain, R-Ariz., has been...

2008-06-29 21:02:10

Some of the most effective Internet political attacks in the current U.S. campaign have come from political amateurs, The New York Times said Sunday, Robert Greenwald is a professional film director whose work has included the movie musical Xanadu and the TV movie The Burning Bed. This year, Greenwald has produced several unflattering videos on presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain, including one that showed evangelical minister Rod Parsley blasting Muslims, the newspaper...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'