Blagojevich Scandal: Governor’s Lawyer Wants Obama Staff Subpoenaed

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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ed-genson-595.jpgIn a move intended to force public testimony from President-elect Barack Obama’s inner circle, a lawyer for Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the legislative panel considering impeachment of the governor to subpoena more than a dozen witnesses, including Obama’s incoming chief of staff.

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Radical Evangelism: Man Returns to D.C. Inner-City to Save Souls After “Swearing” He’d Never Go Back

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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carlos-williams.jpgCarlos Williams swore he’d never return his children to Washington, the city where drug deals, fights and drunks outside his father’s apartment used to keep him and his brothers awake at night. 

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For New Christians, Christmas has New Meaning

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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It’s not that Christmases past weren’t meaningful for Tracey Keim. But today, the 41-year-old Metuchen resident expects to have her most spiritually important Christmas yet, one revolving more around a manger than a tree.

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Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.

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Donor Fatigue, Contribution Limits Creating Hurdles For Obama Inauguration Planning

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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lincoln-Bible-596.jpgFrom the announcement of Barack Obama’s longshot candidacy to the management of his presidential transition, his organization — including the biggest fundraising operation in U.S. political history — has rolled forward with seemingly flawless precision.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Warns Inmates of `Jail Hotels’

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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jesse-jackson-591.jpgThe Rev. Jesse Jackson has warned against prisons becoming “jail hotels” during his annual Christmas visit to the Cook County, Ill., jail.

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Homeland Security Forecasts 5-Year Terror Threats for U.S.

Posted December 26, 2008 by clgazette
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michael-chertoff-592.jpgThe terrorism threat to the United States over the next five years will be driven by instability in the Middle East and Africa, persistent challenges to border security and increasing Internet savvy, says a new intelligence assessment obtained by The Associated Press.

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