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Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes: 1987-2007 Political Landscape More Favorable To Democrats Released: March 22, 2007 Increased public support for the social safety net, signs of growing public concern about income inequality, and a diminished appetite for assertive...
Document: Iran Caught Red-Handed Shipping Arms to Taliban June 06, 2007 6:00 PM Brian Ross and Christopher Isham Report: NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces...
81% - Republicans Most Satisfied with Personal Finances Wed Jun 6, 1:00 AM ET Roughly eight-in-ten Republicans (81%) say they are largely satisfied with the way things are going for them financially, compared with much smaller majorities of Democrats and independents (54% each...
Officials beg off big raises 07:53 AM CDT on Thursday, June 7, 2007 By ROBERT T. GARRETT / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – Most Texans, if offered a five-figure pay raise, would first call their spouse, then maybe an interior decorator or a boat dealer. Statewide officeholders...
Las Manitas loan may be less forgiving Two others disagree with "forgivable" aspect. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 07, 2007 With anger erupting over a plan to give Las Manitas Avenue Cafe a $750,000 forgivable loan, two Austin City Council members say...
Source: Man was shot by police twice in back of body Officer had been on duty 14 hours at time of shooting. By Tony Plohetski AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, June 06, 2007 A man fatally shot by an Austin police sergeant after a brief foot chase near a 12th Street nightclub...
NASA chief regrets remarks on global warming In video, Griffin says he wishes he’d stayed out of debate on climate effects By Alicia Chang Updated: 9:17 p.m. CT June 5, 2007 LOS ANGELES - The head of NASA told scientists and engineers that he regrets airing his personal views...
Red Cross Offering Gas For Blood Lucky Winner Will Get $3,500 In Gasoline POSTED: 9:43 am EDT June 6, 2007 PHILADELPHIA -- American Red Cross officials are offering the chance to win free gasoline as an incentive to get more Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents to donate blood...
Obama Warns of 'Quiet Riot' Among Blacks Jun 5 01:41 PM US/Eastern By BOB LEWIS Associated Press Writer HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said Tuesday that the Bush administration has done nothing to defuse a "quiet riot" among blacks that...