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Bush Abortion/Children News
NARAL:"I Will do Everything in My Power to Restrict Abortions."
BG: IS ANTI-ABORTION GOP PROTECTING BUSH BECAUSE OF FUNDING? 8/28/99
WT: "BUSH CRITICS SHIFT ATTACKS TO ABORTION." LT,UK 8/23/99
AP: SEN. SAYS "BLACK WITH ILLIGITIMATE CHILD" WOULD STOP BUSH. 8/17/99

Bush Afro-American News
CLACK: WHITE KIDS SHOULD HAVE EQUAL PHOTO-OPS WITH BUSH. 9/26/99
KENNEDY: CAN BUSH AFFORD TO TALK ABOUT MIDLAND? 9/14/99
HUTCHINSON: BLACKS' SURPRISING GOOD WILL TOWARD BUSH. 9/17/99
CROUCH: BRADLY, GORE, FORBES IN. WHERE'S BUSH? 9/13/99
SANDERS: GOV. GEORGE BUSH SOUNDS LIKE GOV. GEORGE WALLACE. 9/8/99
HC: B+W DRUG USE EQUAL, BUT BLACKS GO TO PRISON FOR IT, 1 TO 5. 9/8/99
WP: BUSH TELLS NAACP TO "BUTT OUT" OF SOUTH CAROLINA. 9/7/99
AP: BLACK LEADERS CRITICIZE BUSH. 9/7/99
AP: SEN. SAYS "BLACK WITH ILLIGITIMATE CHILD" WOULD STOP BUSH. 8/17/99

Bush Book News

Bush California News
AP: PATAKI PROMOTING BUSH IN CALIFORNIA. 9/30/99
JACOBS: WHY BUSH BLEW OFF CALIFORNIA GOP. 9/30/99
NYT: BUSH SKIPS CALIFORNIA GOP FOR GOLF. 9/27/99
HINES (HC): BUSH HAS STIFFED THE RIGHT IN CALIFORNIA. 9/27/99

Bush Culture News
POLITEX: "CULTURALLY ADRIFT" DUBYA A BOOBOISIE REP. 10/6/99
SALON: ONLY 10% BACK BUSH-GIULIANI ART CRITICISM. 10/6/99
HC ED: ART DECISIONS BETTER LEFT TO MUSEUM CURATORS. 10/6/99
PAGLIA: BROOKLYN SHOW FOMENTS HATREDS. 10/6/99

Bush Defense News
MA: BUSH SPEECH "CHILLING ECHO OF COLD WAR RHETORIC." 9/28/99
NYP ED: BUSH MAKES WELCOME POINTS IN DEFENSE SPEECH. 9/27/99
HC: BUSH ADVISER SEES ELECTROMAGNETIC WEAPONS OF DESTRUCTION.
WP: BUSH WOULD USE BUDGET SURPLUS TO PAY FOR MILITARY WEAPONS.
AP: BUSH PROPOSED DEFENSE POLICY PRETTY MUCH CLINTON'S. 9/24/99
AAS: BUSH GIVES SPEECH, CONDO GIVES EXPLANATIONS. 9/24/99
NYT: NO NOTICE OF DAD'S MILITARY CUTS IN BUSH CLINTON CRITICISM. 9/24/99
DMN: BUSH MILITARY WOULD STOP "ENDLESS DEPLOYMENTS. 9/24/99

Bush Education News
SALON: BEFORE ED PREZ, BUSH SHOULD BE ED GOV. 9/26/99
WP: DEMS SAY BUSH FUDGES ON ED ACCOUNTABILITY RE HOME SCHOOLING.
RASBERRY: MEASURING CHILDREN IS NOT MEASURING SCHOOLS. 9/27/99
AP: JEB PUSHES VOUCHERS TO CONGRESS. 9/24/99
TIME: BUSH ED PLAN IS A "BABY STEP." 9/23/99
AP: GORE: BUSH WOULD HELP SCHOOLS BY DESTROYING THEM. 9/17/99
WALSH: BUSH MIGHT BE BEST ED HOPE FOR POOR. 9/17/99
DOYLE: BUSH STRATEGY NOT "VOUCHER-ONLY." 9/16/99

Bush Environment News
HC: BUSH BLASTS POLLUTION CONTROL TREATY AS "COSTING JOBS." 9/2/99

Bush Free Speech News
NYT: NET FREE SPEECH NOT CHEAP UNDER NEW HOUSE BILL. 9/16/99
JACOBY: SHAYS-MEEHAN, MCCAINE-FEINGOLD BILLS "BAN CRITICISM." 9/16/99
BG ED: BUSH ATTEMPT TO SILENCE NEEDLING WITH $ IS "BIZARRE." 8/31/99
AP: BUSH NAMED IN FREE SPEECH LAWSUIT. 8/31/99
AAS: PROTESTERS MARCH SAME AREA MONDAY, NOT ARRESTED. 8/31/99

Bush Gay News
AOL: THE TRUTH ABOUT BUSH.
DMN: BUSH OFFERS ANTI-GAY VIEWS TO NEWSLETTER. 9/15/99
VV: THE TROJAN ELEPHANT. 9/11/99
AP: CALIFORNIA PASSES GAY RIGHTS LEGISLATION. 9/11/99
MILBANK: "BUSH ONLY LIKES ME FOR MY BODY." 9/11/99
AAS: BUSH GOES NOSE TO NOSE WITH GAY TEXAS LEGISLATOR. 8/19/99
USA: BUSH VS. N.J. PRO-GAY DECISION, WAFFLES ON EVOLUTION. 8/19/99
AAS: AIDES DENY BUSH REMARKED ABOUT GAYS. 8/20/99
DMR: TEXT OF ANTI-GAY PLEDGE, "SIGNED BY 6 GOP CANDIDATES." 8/25/99

Bush Gun News
NYT: EVIDENCE GUN CONTROL HAS EFFECT. 10/18/99
DMN: BUSH GUN VIEWS WON'T PLAY IN CALIFORNIA. 9/30/99
US NEWS: GORE: BUSH COMPASSIONATE TO NRA, CONSERVATIVE TO KIDS.
AAS: BUSH SECOND-RATE MENTAL HEALTH, AVAILABLE HANDGUNS CAUSE.
SANDERS: BUSH CRIED OVER FORT WORTH SHOOTING. 9/22/99
DMN: BUSH PROPOSES VIRGINIA MODEL, BACKED BY NRA. 9/22/99
WP: BUSH CALLS OPPOSITION TO GUN RECORD "POLITICS." 9/22/99
SAEN: ADVOCATE: BUSH GUN PLAN ON PROSECUTION, NOT PREVENTION. 9/22/99
NYT: ATMOSPHERE OF BUSH GUN PRESS CONFERENCE "POLITICAL." 9/22/99
AAS: BUSH SAYS PLAN NOTHING TO DO WITH POLITICS, FORT WORTH. 9/22/99
HC: BUSH GUN PLAN INCLUDES HOT LINE ACCUSATIONS. 9/22/99
IVINS: CRIME GUNS IN EAST BEING TRACED BACK TO TEXAS. 9/19/99
DIONNE (HC): VIOLENT CULTURE, PERMISSIVE LAWS, BUSH IRRELEVANT. 9/18/99
AP: GUN LEGISLATION BUSH HAS SIGNED. 9/18/99
NYT: BUSH LAW ALLOWS CONCEALED GUNS IN CHURCHES. 9/18/99
AP: BUSH SAYS GORE HAS POLITICIZED SHOOTING. 9/18/99
BG: BUSH REFUSES ANY SHOOTING RESPONSIBILITY. 9/18/99
LAT: GUN LAWS SEEN AS CALIFORNIA "KILLER" FOR BUSH. 9/18/99
AP: '97 BUSH LAW: NO CARRY CRIME IF CHURCHES DON'T WARN GUN CARRIERS.
AAS: TEXANS CAN GET GUNS EASIER THAN PERSCRIPTIONS FILLED. 9/17/99
DMN: BUSH BLAMES "CULTURE," NOT GUNS. 9/17/99
BG: BUSH SAYS HEARTS, NOT GUNS, ARE PROBLEM. 9/17/99
NYT: BUSH BLAMES "WAVE OF EVIL" FOR SHOOTINGS. 9/17/99
NYT: GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES PLAN TV CAMPAIGN. 9/17/99
REUTERS: BUSH URGED TO CRACK DOWN ON GUNS. 9/17/99
WP ED: ELIMINATE CONCEALABLE WEAPONS. 9/17/99
NYT ED: HANDGUNS ARE EMBLEMS OF RESISTANCE TO DEMOCRACY. 9/17/99
NYP ED: WHERE'S THE MEDIA OUTRAGE ABOUT THIS HATE CRIME? 9/17/99
SANDERS: CHURCHES NOW MAJOR TARGETS OF HATE. 9/17/99
WILLS: BUSH USE OF G-WORD MUCH WORSE THAN HIS USE OF F-WORD. 8/30/99
NYT: AIDES SAY BUSH "GENERALLY OPPOSES" GUN CONTROL. 8/28/99
WP: BUSH BACKS INSTANT CHECKS, CONCEALED HANDGUNS. 8/28/99
NANDO: BUSH SUPPORTS GUN AGE 21, NOT LICENSING USERS. 8/28/99
CBS: BUSH FOR AMMO LIMITS, NOT GUN REGISTRATION. 8/28/99
PILCHER: BUSH TX. GUN RECORD IS NO LOCKS, NO SUING GUN MAKERS. 8/28/99
HCI: BUSH GUN ANSWERS EVASIVE, INCONSISTENT. 8/28/99
BALDAUF: HYPOCRISY, GUNS ARE BUSH'S ACHILLES HEEL. 8/24/99
SALON: RECENT BUSH FUND-RAISER MADE L.A. ASSAULT RIFLE. 8/12/99
NYP: PRO-GUN BUSH AN EASY TARGET. 8/12/99
NEWSWEEK: GUNS DANGEROUS TO BUSH. 8/16/99
MCGORY: VOTERS WILL HAVE SAY ON GUNS IN 2000. 8/21/99
LAT: BUSH OPPOSITION TO GUN CONTROL COULD HURT IN CALIFORNIA. 8/23/99

Bush Health News
WP: GORE:"PROTECT ALL CHILDREN," BUSH: "BIG GOVERNMENT." 9/8/99
USA: UNLIKE TX. GOV., GORE SAYS COVER ALL UNINSURED KIDS. 9/7/99

Bush Jewish News
WP: BUSH DISAPPOINTS HISPANICS, JEWS OVER PAT. 9/28/99
JTA: JEWISH OFFICIALS CRITICAL OF BUSH RE PAT. 9/28/99
COHEN: IN GOP YOU CAN INSULT JEWS, NOT WWII ROLE. 9/28/99
FLAKE: PAT USES "ISRAELI LOBBY" AS CODE FOR JEWS. 9/27/99
NYT: JEWISH ADL HEAD SAYS BUSH "PUT POLITICS OVER PRINCIPLES. 9/25/99
AP: BUSH SAYS HE NEEDS PAT AND HIS VOTES FOR WH2K. 9/25/99
AAS: JEWS LOSE IN DUBYA'S WORLD. 9/15/99

Bush Latino News
WP: BUSH DISAPPOINTS HISPANICS, JEWS OVER PAT. 9/28/99
RINCON: BUSH TAILORS ADS, NOT POLICIES, TO HISPANICS. 9/27/99
WP: HISPANIC CIVIL RIGHTS SUIT ACCUSES BUSH TESTS OF DISCRIMINATION. 9/22/99
GUERRA: LATINO SUIT CHARGES BUSH SCHOOLS FAILING CHILDREN. 9/23/99
LAT: TWO LATINO POLLS SHOW GORE OVER BUSH 2-1. 9/18/99
WP: BUSH MESSAGE REFLECTS MINORITY DEMOGRAPHICS. 9/15/99
BG: LATINOS (5% OF VOTERS) ARE GROWING. 9/13/99

Bush Lotterygate News
MA: "BUSH DODGED VIETNAM DRAFT, COURT TOLD." 9/30/99
AAS ED: EASTER BUNNY, SANTA CLAUSE, NO GUARD BREAKS FOR PRIVILEGED.
WP: FROM POPPY'S FRIEND TO TX. SPEAKER TO BRIG. GEN. OF GUARD. 9/28/99
AP: BUSH GUARD ALLEGATION A CONCERN FOR OVER A YEAR. 9/28/99
DMN: POPPY "ALMOST POSITIVE" HE DIDN'T DISCUSS JUNIOR WITH FRIEND.
DMN: BUSH WROTE TO BARNES RE GUARDS LAST SEPTEMBER. 9/26/99
GUARDIAN: "DRAFT-DODGE TALE THREATENS BUSH'S RUN."

Bush Media News
POLITEX: THE TEFLON GUV MEETS THE MEDIA. 9/17/99

Bush Pat News
REUTERS: NEWSWEEK POLL SAYS PAT WOULD HURT BUSH. 10/3/99
ROBERTS: BUSH PLAYING "DUMB," "WIMP" STRATEGY WITH PAT. 10/3/99
REUTERS: JEWS ATTACK BUSH OVER PAT. 10/2/99
JACKSON: BUSH IS A "CIPHER," SHOWS COWARDICE OVER PAT. 10/2/99
WP: BUSH SAYS POLITICS DEMANDS HE MUTE PAT CRITICISM. 9/26/99
AP: BUSH SACRIFICING PRINCIPLES FOR PAT--MCCAIN. 9/26/99
NYT: BUSH HESITATION BAFFLES SOME REPUBLICANS. 9/26/99
KRAUTHAMMER (HC): PAT'S A HYPOCRITE, NOT AN IRONIST. 9/26/99
CONANSON: BUSH MORE CONCERNED ABOUT PAT'S VOTES THAN FASCIST SMELL.
NYT: BUSH SEES PAT, ROSS IN "PERSONAL VENDETTA." 9/30/99
WP: BUSH, MCCAIN DIFFER ON PAT. 9/30/99
DMN: BUSH WANTS TO BEAT ON PAT IN GOP PRIMARIES. 9/30/99
CROUCH: GOP DENOUNCE PAT? "NOT A CHANCE." 9/30/99

Bush Religious News
WP: BUSH BACKS OFF CHRIST QUESTION. 12/16/99
SAFIRE: BUSH INJECTION OF RELIGION "DISMAYING." 12/16/99
THOMAS: PUNDITS REACT TO BUSH "GOD TALK." 12/16/99
DOWD: BUSH PLAYS THE JESUS CARD. 12/15/99
AP: BRADLEY THINKS HIS RELIGION IS "AN EXTREMELY PRIVATE MATTER." 12/15/99
NYT: RELIGIOUS LEADERS FEAR "HEAVY- HANDED" CHRISTIANITY IN WHITE HOUSE. 12/15/99
WT: IOWA THEOCRATS THINK BUSH DID WELL IN DEBATE. 12/15/99
AAS: BUSH DEFENDS JESUS STATEMENT. 12/15/99
CT: BUSH CONTENT IN CHRISTIAN COALITION'S EMBRACE. 10/2/99
WP: BUSH STRESSES ABORTION RECORD TO CHRISTIAN COALITION. 10/2/99
REUTERS: PROTECT ALL FETUSES--BUSH. 10/2/99
DMN: "LET'S GET IN POWER, THEN MAKE POLICY" --CHRISTIAN BUSH BACKER.
NYT: CAMPAIGN REFORM WOULD GUT CHRISTIAN COALITION--ROBERTSON.
BG: PAT NO SHOWS, OTHER PAT HITS BACK. 10/2/99
AR: DAD'S ADVISER ON THEOCRATS WORKING FOR JUNIOR. 9/19/99
NYT: SUPREME COURT MAY TAKE UP BUSH PRAYER APPEAL. 9/19/99

Bush Tax News
MCNEELY: HOW THE BUSH "TAX CUT" BECAME A NATIONAL MYTH. 9/30/99
AAS: BUSH PROPERTY TAX CUT FAILING, JUST LIKE LAST TIME. 9/26/99

Bush Triangulation News
NYT: BUSH SAYS HE DOESN'T KNOW MEANING OF "TRIANGULATION." 10/17/99
BUCKLEY: WHAT GROUP SHOULD BUSH DISAVOW THIS WEEK? 10/17/99
ROBISON: BUSH HAS WON WITH YELLOW PAINT ON SHOES. 10/17/99
DAVIS: MIXED RESPONSE TO DUBYA'S MIXED STRATEGY. 10/17/99
BG: RUSH SAYS BUSH IS A "VACUUM." 10/9/99
BALZ: BUSH CLAIMS HE WAS "CRITIQUING A CARICATURE OF PARTY." 10/9/99
MSH: BUSH PLUGS GOP IN MISSISSIPPI. 10/9/99
HC ED: BUSH GIVES CONSERVATIVES NO CAUSE FOR ALARM. 10/8/99
NYT: BUSH STILL A DEVOUT CONSERVATIVE. 10/8/99
LAT: BUSH WALKS THE PRAGMATIC PATH. 10/8/99
REUTERS: CONGRESS GOP TOO HARD ON BUSH--CLINTON. 10/8/99
ROOT: BUSH IS CLINTON EXCEPT W. SAYS "NO COMMENT." 10/8/99
PODHORETZ: BUSH, GOMORRAH, AND THE RIGHT. 10/8/99
KRAUTHAMMER: SLOUCHING TOWARD THE CENTER. 10/8/99
RASPBERRY: COMPASSION CONFUSION. 10/8/99
DREYFUSS: GEORGE W.'S COMPASSION. 9-10/99
WP: HOUSE GOP ASSUMED BUSH UNDERSTANDING ON TAX PLAN. 10/2/99
NYT: BUSH REMARK CALCULATED--SENIOR HOUSE AIDE. 10/2/99
WP: BUSH FAULTS GOP SPENDING PLAN. 10/1/99
NYT: BUSH "DOESN'T UNDERSTAND HOW CONGRESS WORKS."--DELAY. 10/1/99

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