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Richardson endorses McCain for president

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Associated Press

ATLANTA --- House Speaker Glenn Richardson is endorsing Sen. John McCain's presidential bid.

Mr. Richardson on Friday praised Mr. McCain's vow to cut wasteful government spending, appoint conservative judges and defend the country against the threat of terrorism.

Mr. Richardson had previously backed former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who dropped out of the race after a disappointing showing in Florida.

Other Republican leaders have not yet endorsed any candidates. Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle both said they don't plan to back a candidate before Tuesday's primary.

Clinton camp responds to health plan mailer

NEW YORK --- Advisers to Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday complained vehemently about an Obama campaign mailer that criticizes Mrs. Clinton's health plan, with one adviser likening the mailer to "Nazis marching through Skokie, Illinois."

The mailer shows a young couple sitting at a table, appearing to puzzle over a stack of bills.

"Hillary's plan forces everyone to buy insurance, even if you can't afford it," it reads.

Clinton campaign policy director Neera Tanden said the mailer falsely suggests that the New York senator's plan wouldn't bring down costs. She said Mrs. Clinton would offer tax subsidies to help pay for insurance and would seek other cost controls before enforcing a mandate to buy coverage.

-- Associated Press

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KheshireKat 02/02/08 - 02:51 am
McClintObama Amnesty Plan: 20

McClintObama Amnesty Plan: 20 million illegal alien voters by 2010

February 1, 2008

by William Gheen
Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC)

Have GOP Voters forgotten that just a few months ago, John McCain stood hand-in-hand with liberal icon Ted Kennedy pushing for the largest amnesty for illegal aliens in American history? While Rasmussen polling showed that Americans following the legislation very closely opposed it 3 to 1 (69% to 23%), McCain ignored the massive public outcry!

The angry calls rolling into the Senate offices, including John McCain's, were between 50 and 100 to 1 against McCain and Kennedy's bill. We know this because we stood outside his door counting calls received by his staff and because other Senators told us the ratios they were receiving. History was made when the Capital phone system shut down, due to overload of calls from angry Americans.

John McCain refused to listen to Americans and went so far as to call members of the Senate who refused to support the McKennedy Amnesty "Racists"!

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