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As G.O.P. Mopes, Bush Adds the Duties of Optimist in Chief By Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Jim Rutenberg WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 — The capital is filled with Republicans convinced that they will lose the House and maybe the Senate. So last week, the White House and party leaders convened...
Political Memo Guardedly, Democrats Are Daring to Believe Political Memo Guardedly, Democrats Are Daring to Believe By ADAM NAGOURNEY and ROBIN TONER WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 — There is something unusual bubbling in Democratic political waters these days: optimism. With each new...
Obese kids are aging before their time They have conditions found in middle-age adults, doctors say 09:51 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 Cox News Service ATLANTA -- The nation's childhood obesity problem is hitting pediatricians' offices as children, aging before their...
School bans playing tag at recess Boston-area campus fears injuries, suits 06:06 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 Associated Press ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Tag, you're out! Officials at an elementary school south of Boston have banned kids from playing tag, touch football and any...
Evangelicals Ally With Democrats on Environment Religious leaders hope the global-warming campaign sends a message to the GOP. By Stephanie Simon, Times Staff Writer October 19, 2006 Democratic strategists are joining forces with conservative evangelicals to promote a faith-...
Barbara Bush: 'terrible year' for GOP At Dallas fundraiser, Hutchison agrees hold on Congress precarious 06:56 AM CDT on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 By TODD J. GILLMAN / The Dallas Morning News Two of the most popular Republican women in Texas, Barbara Bush and Sen. Kay Bailey...
For Math Students, Self-Esteem Might Not Equal High Scores U.S. Lags Behind Countries That Don't Emphasize Self-Regard By Jay Mathews Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, October 18, 2006; Page A02 It is difficult to get through a day in an American school without hearing...
Funding Constrains Democrats Party Chiefs See Chance to Take 40-Plus Seats With TV Push By Jim VandeHei Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, October 18, 2006; Page A12 Top Democrats said yesterday that they are planning to significantly expand the number of GOP House seats...
What can Austin do to save 'iconic' businesses? In fight for Las Manitas, officials scrambling over protection plans By Claudia Grisales AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, October 18, 2006 The threatened demise of a wildly popular Tex-Mex restaurant in the path of a downtown...