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Tuesday Aug 19 | UPI

Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include English poet John Dryden in 1631; clockmaker Seth Thomas in 1785; statesman Bernard Baruch in 1870; aviation pioneer Orville Wright in 1871; French fashion designer Coco Chanel in 1883; actor Alfred Lunt in 1892; humorist Ogden Nash in 1902; pioneer television engineer Philo Farnsworth ... (more)


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

Today's Birthdays

AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns with former U.S. President Bill Clinton at an event where they addressed members of the United Mine Workers of America August 6, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Lexington, KY, Reggae

Sat Aug 09, 2014


Rick Santorum Tells GOP to Stop Saying 'Reagan' and Assuming Everything'll Work Out

Yesterday, as Rick Santorum began his speech at a GOP picnic in neighboring Boone County, an elderly man leaned over to check a fact with a friend.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King

Thu Aug 07, 2014



We're joined this week by former U.S. Senator and Republican Presidential candidate, Fred Thompson.


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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Bus tour connects Sen. Alexander to past

Sen. Lamar Alexander has embarked on a 35-stop bus tour he hopes will seal the Republican nomination for a third term.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, us Travel, Travel, Fred Dalton Thompson, TV, Electronics

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Free Republic

Romney Loyalists Hyping Comeback: 'Republicans Are Dying to ...

'Democrats don't want to be associated with Barack Obama right now, but Republicans are dying to be associated with Mitt Romney,' Spencer Zwick, "a longtime Romney confidant who chaired his national finance council," claimed to the Washington Post .


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Tea Party, West Virginia

The Daily Beast

Former Sen. Explains Key Watergate EventBy Eleanor Clift

Fred Thompson was chief counsel to the Republicans on the Watergate committee. One night, he hit pay dirt and uncovered Nixon's tapes.


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The Day

Weicker on Watergate

After the Senate Watergate Committee hearings concluded on Aug 3, 1973, in Washington, with the reading of a statement by L. Patrick Gray III, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Senators and counsel held a session.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat

Sat Aug 02, 2014


Lamar facing Tea Party test

As Republicans aim for control of the Senate in the 2014 general elections, they must first run some gut-wrenching gauntlets to get through their primaries relatively unscathed, and emerge with a nominee who can win in November.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee

Fri Aug 01, 2014

US News & World Report

Fred Thompson: Impeachment Harder Today

The term has been cheapened, Watergate experts say. And the bar for it to work is much higher, Thompson argues.


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