Thursday, April 27, 2006

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES


As an independent, do you consider yourself to be a centrist?

Maybe Gary Andres and the Washington Times should hear from you!

Today's news:
NEW YORK CITY
* Detectives Endowment Association endorses Cuomo for AG (Times Ledger)
* Gianaris' redistricting bill picks up good government group support (Western Queens Gazette)
* Clintons will be at Columbia U mid-June for City Year annual convention (Columbia Spectator)
NEW YORK IP UPSTATE
* Nader Sayegh's Westchester Integrity Committee IP faction goes after Cavallo-Spano (Journal News)
STATE-BY-STATE
* Oregon: Ben Westlund's challenge to the status quo (Willamette Week)
* Oregon: Independents at 22%, up from 16% 12 years ago (Register Guard)
* Oregon: House District 18 is 20% independents (The Oregonian)
* Pennsylvania: Ballot access unfair for independents, Russ Diamond needs 67,070 sigs compared to 2000 each for Rendell and Swan (WEBCommentary)
* Rhode Island: Matt Brown quits race, national Dem campaign committee pleased, will help Chafee's independent vote (Providence Journal)
* West Virginia: Independents gain in Cabell County ( Herald Dispatch)
NATIONAL
* Gary Andres reports on shrinking base of independent voters shifting to liberal ideology (Washington Times)
INTERNATIONAL
* Mexico: Tuesday's presidential debate without Obrador (Mexidata)
* Mexico: related article in Christian Science Monitor

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