Opinion

                
  • Lieberman: Enabler of GOP racism

    Lieberman: Enabler of GOP racism

    October 21, 2006

    NewsAnalysisNEW HAVEN, Conn. — Tensions are running high in Connecticut, with all three Republican House seats in hot contention, along with a high-stakes Senate race. Ned Lamont, who won the Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate,...

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  • Calif. govs vetoes show the real Arnold

    Calif. govs vetoes show the real Arnold

    October 13, 2006

    NewsAnalysis California’s Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is trying hard to convince voters he has learned from the across-the-board defeat of his proposals in last year’s special election. In contrast to last year’s attempts to bypass the...

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  • In close vote, Lula goes to runoff

    In close vote, Lula goes to runoff

    October 6, 2006 By Pedro Oliveira

    SÃO PAOLO, Brazil — President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the 60-year-old former factory worker and labor union leader, on Oct. 1 narrowly fell short of the majority vote needed to avoid a runoff election here....

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  • Anti-immigrant lawmakers vulnerable in November

    Anti-immigrant lawmakers vulnerable in November

    October 6, 2006

    NewsAnalysisThe worst anti-immigrant bigots in the House of Representatives are grouped together in the House Immigration Reform Caucus (HIRC), the brainchild of Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.). Of the 104 members of the HIRC — all Republicans...

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  • Imperial divisions

    Imperial divisions

    September 29, 2006

    On Sept. 14 the U.S. House of Representatives, in the spirit of election-year politics, passed HR 6061, the “Secure Fence Act,” which calls for construction of 700 miles of fencing along the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border. The...

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