The Washington Times (Washington, DC)

The Washington Times is a conservative newspaper published Monday through Friday by the Washington Times LLC. Its editorial headquarters is in Washington, D.C. and it's been published since 1982. The owner of the Washington Times is the Unification Church.The Washington Times covers local, national and world news, with an emphasis on politics. The paper is known for its conservative slant, since it was founded as a response to the more liberal Washington Post. Readership is nationwide.The fact that Reverend Sun Myung Moon of the Unification Churchfounded The Washington Times has made the paper controversial from its very beginning. The question remains as to how much Sun Myung Moon or his aides influence the editorial content of the paper. In 2003, five staff members resigned when their editorials criticizing South Korea for its political repression were stifled. However, not all readers are critical of the way the Washington Times handles news; it is reported that President Ronald Reagan read the paper every day while in office. Sam Dealey is the executive editor, The Washington Times LLC is named as publisher and Chris Dolan is managing editor.

Articles from March 13, 2002

Aborting the Pickering Nomination; Judge Is Victim of the Left's Fears
Byline: Robert Stacy McCain, THE WASHINGTON TIMES It is about abortion. And it is about the Supreme Court. Don't let anybodytellyoudifferent. All the hue and cry about Judge Charles Pickering's position on civil rights is a smoke screen. Indeed,...
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Bennett Leads Group Speaking Up for Anti-Terror War
Byline: Ellen Sorokin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Former U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett has begun a national campaign to promote support for the U.S.-led military campaign against terrorism and to fight the anti-American bias on college...
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Best Things Life Offers Can Be Free
Byline: Jill Kamp, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES I grew up just outside New York City, and my parents "schlepped" my sister and me to everything of culture in "the city" - on Broadway, off Broadway, opera, ballet, concerts and art galleries and...
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Big Brother and National Nanny
Byline: Doug Bandow, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Service is good. That is why Americans have organized to help their neighbors since before there was a United States. But we don't need more government service, like that being promoted by President...
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Broadcaster Awards
Byline: Brian DeBose, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters' 18th annual Communications Awards Dinner was the place to be Friday night if you were a powerhouse in the broadcast, TV or record industries - or merely...
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CAFE Running out of Gas? Measure Would Replace Fuel-Efficiency Standards
Byline: Tom Ramstack, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Senate Democratic and Republican leaders reached a compromise yesterday that would eliminate specific miles-per-gallon standards automakers must meet and replace them with a flexible rule-making procedure....
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Can We Ever Be Too Strong?
Byline: William R. Hawkins, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES After the debacle of Vietnam, there was a backlash against military preparedness born of disillusionment. It was felt the United States was not capable of waging war outside Europe,...
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Caps Go on Road after Loss to Stars
Byline: Dave Fay, THE WASHINGTON TIMES It was not the sendoff the Washington Capitals had hoped to have as they departed MCI Center for a long road trip, opening the building for Maryland and the NCAAs. In a game between two teams struggling...
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Cheer, Cheer for the Fightin' Whities; A Racial 'Slur' Becomes a Campus Battle Cry
Byline: Valerie Richardson, THE WASHINGTON TIMES DENVER - Go ahead, Washington, keep your Redskins. Florida State can have its Seminoles and Atlanta its Braves. But don't mess with the University of Northern Colorado's Fightin' Whities. Frustrated...
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Chicken Judged as Just Right for Several Pillsbury Awards
Byline: Constance Hay, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Chicken ruled at the 40th Pillsbury Bake-Off in Orlando, Fla., last week. Three of the four $10,000 category winners, including the $1 million prize-winning recipe, plus the GE Innovation Award...
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Chief Few's Appointees Lied in Resumes; Three Falsely Claimed Rank of Chief
Byline: Jim Keary, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Three top appointees of D.C. Fire Chief Ronnie Few lied about their professional and educational experience in their resumes and employment applications, The Washington Times has learned. Resumes of Assistant...
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Coldwell Becomes Senior Partner in Merger; Joins 3 Other Local Real Estate Firms
Byline: Kristina Stefanova, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Four of the area's largest residential real estate agencies said yesterday they are joining to create one giant real estate brokerage. The new company, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, is...
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Curing Terrorism Denial Syndrome
Byline: Allan Gerson, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Overcoming terrorism is more a problem of psychology than of law or power. It is more a matter of attitude than means. Unless we recognize those forces within our control that sap our will to...
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Deanwood Residents Seek Relief from Crime
Byline: Jabeen Bhatti, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Deanwood resident Annie Lee's Toyota Corolla has been broken into four times in two years. Her next-door neighbor's house was burglarized last year. On Monday, fire officials found the bodies of what...
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Democrats Question HHS Chief on Bush's Welfare-Reform Plan
Byline: Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Congressional Democrats yesterday questioned the Bush administration's plans to require longer workweeks from more welfare recipients without offering additional money for child care. The White House's...
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Dixon Nips Williams as ACC's Top Player
Byline: Jon Siegel, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Juan Dixon came to Maryland with little fanfare and questions of whether he could make an impact in the ACC. The shooting guard will leave College Park as the conference's top player. Dixon was named ACC...
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Enron Probers Now Eye Global
Byline: Patrice Hill, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The lead House committee investigating Enron Corp. yesterday began an inquiry into accusations that Global Crossing Ltd. also inflated its revenue and stock price in a scheme to defraud investors before...
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Federal Electric Regulation Follies
Byline: Peter Ferrara, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES While Enron is dead, the grip of its cold, dead hand on the nation's economy is not. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is busily implementing a new scheme of increased regulatory...
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'Fightin' Whities' Hardly Fightin' Words
Byline: Tom Knott, THE WASHINGTON TIMES They are the Fightin' Whities, red though they are and consigned to the intramural wing of the athletic department in Greeley, Colo. This apparently passes as a stimulating intellectual pursuit at the University...
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Fishing Competition Provides a Showcase of Professionals
Byline: Gene Mueller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES We'll see if the latest brainstorm from a fishing entrepreneur creates a big stir among America's angling fanatics as the first-ever professional fishing skills competition is held in late May. It's all...
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Gazing into the Nuclear Night; Is Iraq Next on the List?
Byline: Tony Blankley, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Is it just coincidence that in the last few weeks, the nation's leading news outlets have reported leaked stories relating to nuclear weapons? First was the story of the shadow government, kept in rural...
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GOP Backs Kilgore Appeal; He Will Defend Districting Plan
Byline: Mary Shaffrey, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Republican officials defended Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore's decision to appeal a Circuit Court ruling on Monday overturning the General Assembly's redistricting map, and are confident he will...
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Gorbachev Recalls Clinton as Novice
Byline: Robert Stacy McCain, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says President Clinton was a foreign policy novice and communism was "pure propaganda." In an interview first made public this week, Mr. Gorbachev said Mr....
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Governor to Order Water-Use Limits
Byline: Margie Hyslop, THE WASHINGTON TIMES ANNAPOLIS - Gov. Parris N. Glendening yesterday said he will declare water-use restrictions in central Maryland within a week and warned of more widespread restrictions to combat a lengthy drought. ...
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Grand South Entry to District Touted
Byline: Brian DeBose, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Champs Elysees in Paris, New York's Brooklyn Bridge and the George Washington Memorial Parkway are all eye-catching gateways that usher visitors into great cities - and exactly the sort of dramatic...
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Grand Turnout to Halt Cancer
Byline: Gabriella Boston, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Despite an economic turndown and a recent study questioning the effectiveness of mammograms, the Cancer Research Foundation of America's 2002 gala was as successful and festive as ever this year, drawing...
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Hawks Guards Team Up to Eliminate Patriots at Home
Byline: Ken Wright, THE WASHINGTON TIMES George Mason, playing at home against a team with a key starter missing, had a chance last night to reach 20 victories and allow its program to take a step up. Apparently, the Patriots are not ready to...
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Hollywood at HOME; Decorating Styles Rerun TV, Film Sets
Byline: Christian Toto, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Rick Wilson's favorite movie is "Out of Africa," 1985's Oscar-winning epic about a colonial woman's romance with a big-game hunter in Kenya. Some movie buffs might be content to own the DVD version...
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Homosexual Teacher Loses Appeal in Taunting Suit; Complained School Officials Failed to Rein in Students
Byline: Frank J. Murray, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A veteran teacher who sued his bosses because children taunted him after he declared himself a homosexual has lost his civil rights case in federal appeals court. Tommy R. Schroeder claimed he was...
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House Clears Amnesty Bill by Single Vote
Byline: Dave Boyer, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The House, under pressure from President Bush to reach out to Hispanics, narrowly approved a bill last night that would grant amnesty to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants. The bill was approved...
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House OKs Measure to Protect the Rights of Infants Born Alive
Byline: Amy Fagan, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The House passed a bill yesterday clarifying that an infant born alive is considered a person under federal law, regardless of whether it survived an abortion or is too underdeveloped to survive long term....
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Information Warfare; the Fine Line between News and Propaganda
Byline: Helle Dale, THE WASHINGTON TIMES After a decade of not-so-benign neglect and the search for a mission, U.S. international broadcasting is in the spotlight again. Not since the fall of communism has the United States faced an implacably ideological...
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Karimov Bolsters His U.S. Standing; Rights Issues Not a Barrier to Pacts
Byline: David R. Sands, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Uzbek President Islam Karimov, whose country has provided critical support for the U.S. military campaign in neighboring Afghanistan, yesterday moved to cement his newfound standing in Washington. ...
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King Lurking, Working Behind the Scenes
Byline: Thom Loverro, THE WASHINGTON TIMES We heard a lot of voices last night at the D.C. Boxing and Wrestling Commission hearing on a boxing license for 911 Mike Tyson and all of them - more than 60 in all - were in favor of 911 Mike getting his...
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Lightening Up; Coach's Easier Approach Aids Marymount Women's Title Bid
Byline: Duff Durkin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Bill Finney didn't always coach the way he does now. For most of his first 17 years as Marymount University women's basketball coach, Finney fit the typical mode of a college coach. He was a stern, discipline-oriented...
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Montgomery Drops 8th-Grade MSPAPs
Byline: Vaishali Honawar, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Montgomery County school board yesterday voted to drop eighth-grade standardized tests for its students and turned down an application for the proposed Jaime Escalante Charter School. State schools...
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NAFTA's Silent Suit; Procedure Lets UPS Attack Rival in Secret
Byline: Carter Dougherty, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico last year tried to impose greater openness on a procedure under NAFTA that allows companies to sue governments for millions in monetary damages,...
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'Nightline' Lives to See Another Day at ABC News; Show's Power Wanes in CNN Era
Byline: Jennifer Harper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The possible liquidation of ABC's "Nightline" and host Ted Koppel is either fraught with meaning or just plain meaningless. It is all in the eye of the beholder. Some are mortified that Hollywood...
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NIT Pickers Prove Downright Un-American
Byline: Tom Knott, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Tom George, American University's athletic director, is feeling a sense of emptiness this week after the Eagles were spurned by the National Invitation Tournament selection committee Sunday night. The NIT...
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Official Lauds U.S. Interest in Georgia Woes
Byline: Nicholas Kralev, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Visiting Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov yesterday praised the Bush administration for showing "a deep interest in Russian approaches" to the U.S.-led war on terrorism and especially to the former...
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'Payback' Seen Via Pickering; Lott Raps Senate Democrats' Opposition to GOP Judge
Byline: Audrey Hudson, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The battle to confirm appeals court nominee Judge Charles W. Pickering is not about qualifications, but partisan payback against the Bush administration and Republicans, said Senate Minority Leader Trent...
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Pentagon Asks Iraq about U.S. Pilot
Byline: Bill Gertz, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Pentagon called on Iraq yesterday to reveal what it knows about the fate of a missing U.S. Navy pilot shot down near Baghdad in 1991. Spokeswoman Victoria Clarke said the Pentagon does not know whether...
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Praying Bus Driver Sues School Board; Claims Rights Violation in Discipline
Byline: Jon Ward, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A school bus driver who led students in prayer on their morning ride is suing the Carroll County school board, claiming it violated her rights when it pulled her off her bus route for saying the Lord's Prayer....
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Put Aside the Happy Ending: Wizards' Season Turns Bleak
Byline: John N. Mitchell, THE WASHINGTON TIMES At this point in the season, the Washington Wizards were supposed to be in the final stages of writing the NBA's best feel-good storyline. But that happy ending has been excised, at least for now....
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Putting Consumers Ahead of Windfalls
Byline: James Sensenbrenner, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Hilda Bankston's only crime was filling FDA-approved drug prescriptions in Jefferson County, Miss. That's when the lawyers stepped in, smelling blood in the water. For nearly 30 years,...
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Ray Resigns, Eyes U.S. Senate Bid
Byline: Jerry Seper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Independent counsel Robert W. Ray, who said he had enough evidence to convict President Clinton in the Monica Lewinsky investigation but cut a deal instead to avoid a trial, resigned yesterday. He is...
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Redskins Release Bates, Save $750K
Byline: Rick Snider, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Washington Redskins kick returner Michael Bates was granted his release yesterday after realizing his dismissal was imminent. Bates said he wanted a chance to sign elsewhere early in free agency rather...
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Reyes Will Start in Debut for United
Byline: Ken Wright, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Honduran national team defender Milton Reyes might not be able to net four goals by himself, but D.C. United is certainly going to let him try. Coach Ray Hudson said yesterday he will start Reyes at right-flank...
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Ridge's Color Code to Measure Threats; Security System to Issue Warnings
Byline: Bill Sammon, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge yesterday announced a color-coded system to alert Americans of terrorism threat levels, predicting it will be years before the lowest level can be declared. "With...
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Sage or Old Age? Longtime Professors Claim Bias
Byline: Jeffrey T. Kuhner, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Ageism is emerging as a hot-button issue on campuses throughout North America."The university has been anxious to get rid of senior members in the faculty," said a senior history professor at McGill...
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Shots Fired in Chase near State House
Byline: Margie Hyslop, THE WASHINGTON TIMES ANNAPOLIS - Shots were fired in a police chase yesterday that circled the State House, crashed four police cruisers and left four or five troopers with minor injuries. As the chase wound from Eastport...
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Small Deficit in GOP Budget
Byline: Stephen Dinan, THE WASHINGTON TIMES House Republican leaders today will present a 2003 budget that includes a small deficit, which they say is the result of increased spending after the terrorist attacks. "If it was not for September...
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Snub of Driesell Was March Madness of the Worst Kind
Byline: Dick Heller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Before we get too excited about Maryland's promising prospects in the NCAA tournament, we should understand that the school already this month has blown one big time - and I don't mean last weekend's relatively...
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Stars Have the Manpower but Need Cohesion to Win
Byline: David Elfin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES For five years, the Dallas Stars were a smooth-running machine. Every spring they wound up atop their division with 100 points or more and went deep into the playoffs. Only the Colorado Avalanche could match...
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Terps' 'Wakeup' Call; Maryland Works Hard on Defense after Loss to Wolfpack
Byline: Jon Siegel, THE WASHINGTON TIMES It was tough to tell from the players' body language Sunday night that Maryland had earned the program's first No.1 seed in an NCAA tournament. There were no smiles or laughs and few signs of joy, just...
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Texas Banker Sanchez Wins Democratic Nod
Byline: Hugh Aynesworth, THE WASHINGTON TIMES DALLAS - Tony Sanchez, a 59-year-old Laredo banker, easily defeated two-time state Attorney General Dan Morales yesterday in the Democratic primary for governor. He will face Gov. Rick Perry, who...
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The Firesale at Global Crossing
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES At an important bankruptcy hearing in New York today, Global Crossing executives will seek approval from a judge to sell the company to two Asian telecoms, one of which has close ties to the Chinese government. Permission...
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Those Evil Words
Byline: James Morrison, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Those evil words The head of the Washington office of the Iranian resistance cheered when he heard President Bush list Iran among the members of an "axis of evil." But then he wondered: if Iran...
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Tirades on Steel Tariffs
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Last week, the administration slapped tariffs of up to 30 percent on steel imports. The move has seriously tarnished President Bush's image as a free trader and must have been painful for Trade Representative Robert...
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TKO to a Rebounding Reputation; D.C. Shouldn't Host 'The Brawl on the Mall'
Byline: Peter Roff, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson cannot seem to stay out of trouble. His scheduled title fight with Lennox Lewis was stopped after the relevant authorities refused to grant him a license...
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Tyson Licensed to Box in District; Panel Sets Stage for Lewis Match
Byline: Eric Fisher, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The D.C. Boxing and Wrestling Commission last night unanimously voted to grant embattled prizefighter Mike Tyson a city boxing license. The long-expected approval marks by far the most significant step for...
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U.S. Claims Victory in Caves; Sites Once Held Hundreds of Al Qaeda, Taliban Fighters
Byline: Rowan Scarborough, THE WASHINGTON TIMES U.S.-led forces claimed control today of the Shah-e-Kot valley in eastern Afghanistan, sweeping up all but a few small groups of al Qaeda and Taliban holdouts as allied troops worked their way through...
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U.S. Official Sees Tougher Policy, Not Softer One
Byline: Tom Carter, THE WASHINGTON TIMES U.S. policy toward Cuba's "murderous" regime will get even tougher, unless it begins to respect human rights and moves toward democracy, the Bush administration's senior official on Latin America said yesterday....
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Vacancy
Byline: John McCaslin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Vacancy No, the Enron chairman was not a repeat overnight guest at the Clinton White House, although that's what incorrectly appeared in a list of Enron-Clinton connections circulated by one political...
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Where Is Cmdr. Speicher?
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES As the president has shown the world, we need no additional reasons to justify military action to end Saddam Hussein's threats to peace. Still, the need to resolve the disappearance of Lt. Cmdr. Michael Scott Speicher...
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Wooing Lazio
Byline: Greg Pierce, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Wooing Lazio Former Rep. Rick Lazio met privately yesterday afternoon with a trio of House Republican leaders - Speaker J. Dennis Hastert of Illinois, campaign committee chairman Thomas M. Davis III of...
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