The Rat Race: Elections 2004
U.S. presidential and congressional elections. Long shots, sure things, and all the obstacles in the maze. From The Gully.
Friday, June 04, 2004
Kerry Says He Would Add 40,000 to Army
In his most extensive remarks on the future of the American military, Sen. John F. Kerry said here Thursday that he would expand the active-duty Army by 40,000 soldiers, including a doubling of U.S. Special Forces; speed development of new technologies and equipment to meet threats posed by terrorist networks; and better integrate the National Guard into the nation's homeland security strategy.
Washington Post (US)
For conservative punks, it's about (equal) time
Music-powered voter Web sites? They're not just for liberals
Republicans struggling with insecurity
US election: George Tenet's resignation has added to a growing feeling that the US may be safer with a Democrat in the White House, says Philip James.
The Guardian (UK)
US Senate Up for Grabs
Democratic Party strategists are increasingly encouraged by indications that their party’s candidates stand a chance of winning back the United States Senate this November, an eventuality that would have an enormous impact on the ongoing effort mounted by Republicans to pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage.
Gay City News (US)
In 5 Words by Langston Hughes, Kerry Aides Hear a Likely Campaign Slogan
John Kerry's campaign has been a font of slogans and catch phrases, but until now none of them have caught on - even with him.
New York Times (registr. req'd)
George Bush was lucky to win Arkansas last time. Can he struggle home this year?
The Economist (UK)