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By MICHAEL DEAK Courier News STAFF WRITER In the wake of Rep. Michael Ferguson’s announcement this week that he will not seek a fifth term, two candidates already have jumped into the race for the Republican nomination.
Plan to not seek re-election spurs talk of replacement. By MICHAEL DEAK STAFF WRITER Courier News An announcement Monday by four-term Congressman Michael Ferguson, R-New Providence, that he will not seek re-election next year has sparked a firestorm of political speculation about who will take his place on the GOP ticket.
Fox News WASHINGTON — Saying he was proud to serve President Bush, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned from his position Monday after a tumultuous 2007 marked by intensive Senate inquiries, investigations and examinations into his leadership at the Justice Department.
By PETER PRENGAMAN LOS ANGELES – An immigration activist who took refuge in a Chicago church for a year to avoid being separated from her son has been deported to Mexico, the church’s pastor said.
BBC News US President George W Bush welcomed his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy, to his family home in Maine on Saturday for an informal lunch and boat ride. Officials stressed the meeting was not a summit but instead a chance for the two men to get to know each other over hot dogs and hamburgers.
ABCNews.com ABC News’ Teddy Davis and Lindsey Ellerson Report: Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., told Planned Parenthood Tuesday that sex education for kindergarteners, as long as it is “age-appropriate,” is “the right thing to do.”
Fox News ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — What’s red, white and blue — and made in China? A move is on in state legislatures to ensure that the flags folks will be flying and buying this Independence Day were made on this fruited plain.
Breitbart.Com By BEN FELLER WASHINGTON – President Bush spared former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby from a 2 1/2-year prison term in the CIA leak investigation Monday, delivering a political thunderbolt in the highly charged criminal case. Bush said the sentence was just too harsh.
Breitbart.Com Senate Drives Stake Through Immigration By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS WASHINGTON – President Bush’s immigration plan to legalize as many as 12 million unlawful immigrants while fortifying the border collapsed in the Senate on Thursday, crushing both parties’ hopes of addressing the volatile issue before the 2008 elections.