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Green Party’s McGaa and Tricoma face off in Senate primaries

by Andrew Pritchard
Published September 9, 2002

After narrowly winning the Green Party's endorsement for U.S. Senate, Ed McGaa stands to lose the party's official backing in Tuesday's primary election. McGaa lost Green Party gubernatorial candidate...

North Carolina Republicans chase Dole for Senate

Published September 6, 2002

DBy Laura Beach The Chronicle Duke Unviversity URHAM, N.C. (U-WIRE) — With the U.S. Senate primaries looming ahead on Sept. 10, six underdog North Carolina Republican candidates are pressing onward...

Bush expresses support for Simon, spurs protest in California

Published September 6, 2002

LBy Robert Salonga Daily Bruin University of California at Los Angeles OS ANGELES (U-WIRE) - While California Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Simon egged on President Bush to stick with him during...

Pentel withdraws support for McGaa citing party conflict

by Andrew Pritchard
Published September 5, 2002

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Ken Pentel announced Tuesday he will no longer support his party's endorsed candidate, Ed McGaa, for U.S. Senate. "I like Ed and I had hoped that I could continue supporting...

Clinton’s housing secretary quits New York gubernatorial race

Published September 5, 2002

SBy Justin Young The Daily Orange YRACUSE, N.Y. (U-WIRE) - With primaries rapidly approaching, former U.S. housing secretary Andrew Cuomo withdrew Tuesday from the race for governor of New York, a position...

Back from its August recess, Congress considers national Amber Alert

Published September 5, 2002

PBy Joseph Hadfield The Daily Universe ROVO, Utah (U-WIRE) - As Congress resumes work Tuesday after the August recess, one hot topic proposed is a nationwide alert system to accelerate searches for abducted...

‘Hardball’ coming to Northrop Auditorium in two weeks

by Courtney Lewis
Published September 4, 2002

The cable talk show "Hardball with Chris Matthews" will kick off a year-long tour of college campuses later this month at Northrop Auditorium. The live question-and-answer discussion, scheduled for Sept....

Seeking youth vote, ‘Buck’ Humphrey visits campus

by Andrew Pritchard
Published September 4, 2002

Hubert "Buck" Humphrey IV, grandson of the late Vice President Hubert Humphrey, greeted members of the age group least likely to vote as they returned to classes Tuesday outside Willey Hall. The DFL-endorsed...

No strike, but new stadiums still don’t top Legislature’s priorities

Published September 3, 2002

ABy Libby George and Andrew Pritchard lthough Major League Baseball players will not strike this year, the Twins may strike out if they ask the state Legislature for stadium funding again. Gubernatorial...

Lawyers Say Iraq Attack Needs No Congressional Approval

Published August 26, 2002

WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - Lawyers for President Bush have concluded he can launch an attack on Iraq without new approval from Congress, in part because they say that permission remains in force...

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