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South Korea says Kim is on the road to recovery

Posted: 09/10/2008 - North Korea's Kim Jong Il is on the road to recovery from a stroke and still in control of his isolated country's communist regime, South Korea suggested Wednesday, disputing reports that the leader is gravely ill.

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Obama accuses McCain camp of lies, phony outrage

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republican John McCain's campaign of using "lies and phony outrage and Swift-boat politics" in claiming he used a sexist comment against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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Kansas Farm Bureau Endorses Jenkins for Congress

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The Kansas Farm Bureau announced Tuesday it stands behind Republican Lynn Jenkins in her race for the 2nd Congressional District Seat, currently held by Democrat Nancy Boyda.

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Biden Says Only McCain Would Think Economy is Good

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Democratic VP Candidate Joe Biden held town-hall forums in Columbia and St. Louis County, MO today. He says only Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain would think the economy is good in Missouri. Missouri is suffering its highest unemployment rate in 17 years.

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Commentary: Don't underestimate Palin's appeal to women

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The nomination of Sarah Palin has turned our assumptions about women and politics on their head. Many Democrats have presumed that her policy positions run contrary to those held by women, and that women will not vote for her.

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Obama dishes out tough talk on education

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama on Tuesday detailed his plan to strengthen the education system and charged that the Bush administration's "failure to act has put our nation in jeopardy."

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McCain Grabs Lead In National Polls

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Sen. John McCain has inched ahead of Sen. Barack Obama in national polls, though the most recent numbers show Obama ahead in the electoral college.

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Kansas Senate Candidates Face Off in First Debate

Updated: 09/09/2008 - Democratic challenger Jim Slattery is attacking Republican Sen. Pat Roberts for getting the intelligence used to invade Iraq wrong while he was chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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MSNBC Says Olbermann, Matthews Won't Anchor

Posted: 09/08/2008 - MSNBC is replacing Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as co-anchors of political night coverage with David Gregory, and will use the two newsmen as commentators.

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MSNBC says Olbermann, Matthews Won't Anchor

Posted: 09/08/2008 - MSNBC is replacing Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as co-anchors of political night coverage with David Gregory, and will use the two newsmen as commentators. The change reflects tensions between the freewheeling, opinionated MSNBC and the impartial newsgatherers at NBC News.

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McCain targets GOP and Bush along with Obama

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Barack Obama isn't John McCain's only opponent. Sometimes McCain sounds like he's running almost as hard against President Bush and the Republican Party as he is against Obama, his Democratic rival for the White House.

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Canada's Prime Minister Calls Early Election

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Canada's prime minister dissolved Parliament on Sunday and called an early election next month in hopes of strengthening his Conservative minority government's hold on power

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Auto Industry to Press Congress for $50B in Loans

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Auto industry allies hope to secure up to $50 billion in government loans this month that would pay to modernize plants and help struggling car makers build more fuel-efficient vehicles.

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Biden Says He Looks Forward to Debate with Palin

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Democrat Joe Biden says he's debated "an awful lot of tough, smart women" throughout his career and that next month's vice presidential debate with Republican Sarah Palin will be no exception. But he'd like to know where she stands on issues.

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Bhutto widower elected Pakistani president

Posted: 09/06/2008 - Benazir Bhutto's widower swept Pakistan's presidential election on Saturday, offering hope for stability to a nuclear-armed country feeling intense U.S. pressure to crack down on Islamic militants.

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Analysis: McCain Sincere, Short on Answers

Posted: 09/06/2008 - It wasn't that long ago that McCain was the Republican most admired among Democrats. He retains some residual popularity with Democrats and particularly independents.

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