If Media Matters for America had been around in 1973:
"Media once again run with anonymously sourced allegation of Nixon eavesdropping"
In a test, Homeland Security screeners failed to find 60-75 percent of smuggled explosives at Chicago and L.A. airports. "This is is yet another reminder of why we need Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform," said HSA Secretary Michael Chertoff. [He said that?--ed. Better check. Doesn't he say that every time his agency screws up?] ... 12:49 P.M.
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Ogonowski did gain real traction by casting Tsongas as the de facto incumbent and running as an outsider to the political process. He also found fertile ground by calling for a crackdown on illegal immigration and decrying Tsongas' support for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants as amnesty.
With that campaign strategy, Ogonowski may have provided Republicans a blueprint to follow in contested races next year.
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