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Palin bans reporters from meetings with leaders

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is banning reporters from her first meetings with world leaders, allowing access only to photographers and a television crew.

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Democrats try to knock Hayes after market meltdown

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A national Democratic group plans to hammer Republican congressional candidates for supporting Social Security privatization now that financial markets are in crisis.

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Obama says he would slash spending

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Barack Obama says he could save 40 billion dollars by cutting 10 percent of what the government pays private contractors.

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Obama vows deep cuts in spending

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama vowed to slash federal spending on contractors by 10 percent in an effort to restore an economy that's been roiled by turmoil on Wall Street and in the housing market.

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Biden calls for stronger voice for National Guard

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden says the National Guard deserves a stronger voice within the Defense Department, given its role in the war on terror.

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Obama back `broad authority' on credit

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama says he backs giving "broad authority" to the Treasury Department to deal with the burgeoning credit crisis, but says he's not spelling out details of his own plans to avoid roiling the markets.

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Tennessee rep's son focus of Pailin e-mail hacking buzz

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The person rumored to be responsible for hacking into Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's personal Yahoo! e-mail account is a UT-Knoxville student and the son of Memphis democrat and State Representative Mike Kernell, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.

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Obama mocks McCain's call to fire SEC chairman

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama promised new ideas Thursday to calm America's financial meltdown and help struggling families avoid mortgage foreclosure. He says "this is not a time for fear and it's not a time for panic."

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Kurita: Groups interested in legal challenge

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Incumbent state Sen. Rosalind Kurita says she's been approached by several groups interested in pursuing a federal lawsuit to help her win back her nomination, but she's still undecided about a legal challenge.

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