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Local Voters Love Local Candidates

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

A new Quinnipiac poll of the tri-state area finds Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani with sizable, almost insurmountable leads within their respective parties. "In Albany, Trenton and Hartford, the Republican refrain is ‘Rah for Rudy.’ While 17 other states hold primaries on this February 5 Super Tuesday, Sen. Hillary Clinton and Mayor Giuliani can count [&hellip
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They Still Want Him

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Those stagnant poll numbers aren’t discouraging Al Gore’s fans and supporters. The "Draft Gore" movement just sent out a release announcing a huge spike in their web traffic over the weekend, linked to Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize victory. They also report that their petition, urging Gore to join the presidential race, has collected more than [&hellip
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Crowd Votes Against Illegal Immigration

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

With a 60-37 vote the crowd at Tuesday night’s Intelligence Squared, U.S., forum on illegal immigration passed a resolution declaring that America should stop welcoming undocumented immigrants. The debate took place at the Asia Society and Museum in Manhattan. Panelists for the debate were Vernon M. Briggs, Jr. of Cornell University, Mark Krikorian of the [&hellip
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