Friday, January 19, 2001

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  • Ashcroft Confirmation Hearings Continue

    As hearings on the confirmation of John Ashcroft continued in the Senate, there was no sign of a break in GOP supportfor President-select Bush’s choice for attorney general. And despite Sen. Edward Kennedy raising the possibility of afilibuster, Democratic leaders signaled they would not try to defeat the nomination.

  • Thousands Expected to Protest Bush Inauguration

    More and more, Independent Media Centers around the world are a component of progressive activism. A Washington, DC-based IMC is providing up-to-date information and live coverage of inaugural and counter-inaugural events.

  • Bill Clinton Says Farewell to the Nation

    In his speech last night, President Clinton said goodbye to the nation and looked back at his eight years in office.He warned the incoming president against retrenching from the world or squandering the country’s economic prosperity.

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