Daily Revolt

April 01, 2007

Clinton Raises Record Presidential Campaign Funds

6 U.S. troops die; McCain tours Baghdad:
After a heavily guarded trip to a Baghdad market, Sen. John McCain insisted Sunday that a U.S.-Iraqi security crackdown in the capital was working and said Americans lacked a "full picture" of the progress. The U.S. military later reported six soldiers were killed in roadside bombings southwest of Baghdad.

Minn. boys missing since Nov. found dead:
Two brothers missing since November were found dead in the northern Minnesota town of Red Lake on Sunday, authorities said.

Solomons hit by tsunami after powerful Pacific quake:
A tsunami spawned by a strong 8.0-magnitude undersea earthquake pounded the Solomon Islands Monday, sweeping over villages and leaving several people dead or missing, officials and locals said.
Thousands suspected of Katrina fraud:
An Illinois woman mourns her two young daughters, swept to their deaths in Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters. It's a tragic and terrifying story. It's also a lie.

Iran shows new footage of British sailors:
Tehran broadcast new television footage of detained British naval personnel on Sunday as high emotions threatened to derail diplomatic efforts to secure the release of the 15 sailors and marines.

Clinton raises record $26M in 3 months:
Two Democratic presidential candidates broke previous fundraising records during the first three months of the year, with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton setting a high bar of $26 million in new contributions for the quarter.

Obama says Congress will fund Iraq war after expected Bush veto:
If President Bush vetoes an Iraq war spending bill as promised, Congress quickly will provide the money without the withdrawal timeline the White House objects to because no lawmaker “wants to play chicken with our troops,” Sen. Barack Obama said Sunday.

“My expectation is that we will continue to try to ratchet up the pressure on the president to change course,” the Democratic presidential candidate said in an interview with The Associated Press. “I don't think that we will see a majority of the Senate vote to cut off funding at this stage.”

Musharraf has critics lining up:
Pakistani leader Pervez Musharraf faces growing discontent at home amid signs that an impatient Bush administration wants him to take bolder steps to crack down on Islamic extremists and restore democracy in his country.

Mom accused of offering investigator sex with 7-year-old girl:
A 33-year-old woman faced arraignment Sunday on charges alleging she offered to let an undercover investigator take pornographic photos of her 7-year-old daughter and have sex with the girl, authorities said.

Seafood Poisoning Rises With Warming:
Seafood Poisoning on the Rise As Oceans Become Warmer and More Polluted

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