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Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan

 Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan

Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan


– A German magazine quoted Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as saying that he backed a proposal by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq within 16 months
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Is Obama’s Money Machine Wearing Down?

The fundraising machine Sen. Barack Obama is relying on to overwhelm Sen. John McCain this fall has shown signs of wear in recent weeks, as Internet contributions have slowed and efforts to recruit top donors to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign have been beset by lingering tensions.
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McCain Adviser Refers to ‘Nation of Whiners’

BELLEVILLE, Mich. — Senator John McCain has spent the week trying to tell people that he feels their economic pain. So it was more than a little unhelpful when one of his top economic advisers was quoted Thursday as saying that the United States was only in a “mental recession” and that it had become a “nation of whiners.”
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McCain: Selling an Economic Policy

Selling an Economic Policy

John McCain has retooled his campaign — yet again — and put Steve Schmidt, a veteran of Karl Rove’s old shop, in charge of the day-to-day operation. He’s back out again doing what he says he loves best, mixing it up with voters in town hall settings. Where he once professed not to know much about the economy, it’s now what he talks about constantly.
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The Veep Picks: What’s the Rush?


Suddenly, everyone wants to talk about running mates. Tomorrow’s trivia questions are the titans of today — Midwestern governors, swing state senators, retired generals. Recent history says the winners will be announced days or even weeks before the conventions in late August. But what’s the hurry? At least one party ought to revive tradition by dropping the bombshell while the delegates are gathered.
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McCain’s Delicate Immigration Dance

  McCain\'s Delicate Immigration Dance

Back on the campaign trail late last year, amid snow drifts and ice storms, candidate Tom Tancredo spoke often about the possibility of defecting from the Republican Party if its eventual nominee failed to meet his benchmarks of conservatism, most importantly a zero-tolerance policy for undocumented immigrants.
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