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  Expo2008 :: Inicio
Exposición Internacional Zaragoza 2008 - España - Agua y Desarrollo Sostenible, 14 de junio - 14 de septiembre
Con la confirmación de Nepal, Expo Zaragoza 2008 llega al centenar de países, una...
La aseguradora DKV se convierte, con una inversión de 500.000 euros, en patrocinador de la Plaza SED
www.expozaragoza2008.es   (109 words)

  
  2008 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 20 - Scheduled opening ceremony of the 2008 African Cup of Nations to be held in Ghana.
February - The 2008 NBA All-Star game is to be played in New Orleans, the first year the New Orleans Hornets are expected to return full time to New Orleans.
March - 2008 presidential election to be held in Taiwan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2008   (1558 words)

  
 United States presidential election, 2008 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2008, President George W. Bush will be prohibited from seeking a third term by Amendment XXII to the U.S. Constitution.
The 2008 race will be a non-incumbent or "open seat" election in which a sitting President is not a candidate.
Assuming Cheney serves his full term and does not run, the 2008 race will be the first time since 1928 that neither the sitting President nor the sitting Vice President has run for President.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._presidential_election,_2008   (1556 words)

  
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Haley Barbour to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008
Elizabeth Dole to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008
Joseph Lieberman to be the Democratic Presidential Nominee in 2008
www.tradesports.com /jsp/intrade/contractSearch/searchPageBuilder.jsp?z=1099504500893&grpID=95   (605 words)

  
 2008 Presidential Election 2008 Democratic Candidates 2008 Republican Candidates
History tells us that the person who will be elected president in 2008 is probably someone who is right now in the public eye, most likely holding a high political office like governor or senator.
He may resurface in 2008, although Clark may be better suited to run for Arkansas governor in 2006.
John Edwards (D) - Sen. Edwards will be in it for 2008, although since he won't be a senator for the next four years, he has the difficult problem of staying in the spotlight.
www.2004dnc.com /2008presidentialelection/index.html   (1000 words)

  
 Federal Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
A least squares regression of the Colorado results from 1976 would predict the GOP to outperform the Dems by 2% in 2008.
A negative correlation is when a party can expect to lose almost as much support in one state as it may gain in the negatively correlated state from election to election.
For instance, Virginia does not appear to be a "southern" state in presidential elections anymore, despite the fact that the GOP tends to win there as in other southern states.
www.federalreview.com /2006/06/2008.htm   (826 words)

  
 AP Interview: Dodd says he has "itch" for 2008 presidential bid - Boston.com
U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd says he is considering running for president in 2008.
WASHINGTON --U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd says he is considering running for president in 2008.
The 2008 race for the Democratic nomination is expected to be a crowded one, with national figures such as Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., seen as likely candidates.
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2006/04/04/dodd_says_he_has_itch_for_2008_presidential_bid   (331 words)

  
 It Shines For All: 2008 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Not waiting for a decision from their man, Draft Gore 2008 "is dedicated to draft Al Gore as the Democratic nominee for President in 2008 and to persuade the American people to elect Al Gore as the next President of the United States.
And he'd be the prohibitive frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008," Fred Barnes writes in the Weekly Standard.
"With Rudy Giuliani considering a run for president in 2008, a documentary aimed at tearing down his Churchillian image since Sept. 11 is about to be released," the AP reports.
www.shinesforall.com /archives/2008/index.html   (7218 words)

  
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Rekhter & Li Best Current Practice [Page 6] RFC 2008 October 1996 5.2 The "address lending" allocation policy and its implications for the Public Internet Recently, especially since the arrival of CIDR, some subscribers and providers have followed a model in which address space is not owned (not portable), but is bound to the topology.
Rekhter & Li Best Current Practice [Page 7] RFC 2008 October 1996 To reduce disruptions when a subscriber changes its providers, this document strongly recommends that the terms and conditions of the loan should include provision for a grace period.
Likewise, the new provider may be willing to accept that organization without renumbering and advertise the more specific prefix (that covers destinations within the organization) to the rest of the Internet.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc2008.txt   (4594 words)

  
 Monkey Business 2008
Meanwhile, Democrats are busy in the apothecary, looking for the philosopher's stone, and last week the media produced another harbinger of 2008 campaign coverage in its reaction to Hillary Clinton's policy address on energy solutions.
Clinton's energy plan, while disappointingly modest (it aims to reduce foreign oil dependency only by half over the next twenty years), and too dependent on a questionable technology (corn-based ethanol) at least has the virtue of a real nuts and bolts plan to move the nation toward alternatives to fossil fuels.
And, in the end, it might keep him out of the hunt in 2008 - that and the appeal of the novel role that he's carving out for himself in public life.
www.truthout.org /docs_2006/053106J.shtml   (1134 words)

  
 P2008-The 2008 Presidential Campaign
In 2008 there will be open races for both parties' presidential nominations.
Additionally, elements of the 2008 nominating process are being put in place.
Both parties are currently considering proposals from a handful of cities to host their national conventions in 2008.
www.gwu.edu /~action/P2008.html   (273 words)

  
 DoubleSpeak with Matthew and Peter Slutsky
With that in mind, cities around the country are putting together their bids to host the 2008 Democratic Convention and among the more serious bidders will be Denver, Colorado.
Senator Russ Feingold has upped the ante for the 2008 Presidential Sweepstakes by announcing that his Leadership PAC, Progressive Patriots Fund, will be creating a 15-member “Patriot Corps” to staff elections in Wisconsin and around the country to help Democrats win crucial offices.
Although would-be candidates began tagging Iowa soil within months of the 2004 election, their political action committees have hired advisers and operatives in the lead-off caucus state, the clearest sign of how competitive the 2008 nominating campaigns are expected to be.
www.doublespeakshow.com /tag/2008   (2760 words)

  
 Election 2008
Sample was randomly drawn from Gallup's nationally representative household panel, which was originally recruited through random selection methods.
For each, please tell me if you would find that person to be an acceptable nominee for president from the Democratic Party, or not.
For each, please tell me if you would find that person to be an acceptable nominee for president from the Republican Party, or not.
www.pollingreport.com /2008.htm   (503 words)

  
 2008 Elections Filing Information - Sedgwick County, Kansas Election Office
Democratic and Republican party candidates who wish to appear on the primary ballot on August 5, 2008 must file by 12:00 Noon June 10, 2008.
Libertarian and Reform party candidates nominated by caucus or convention must have nomination papers filed by the party in the Secretary of State’s office by 12:00 Noon June 10, 2008 to appear on the general election ballot.
The candidates must file with the Secretary of State’s office by 12:00 Noon February 12, 2008, one of the following: (a) a candidate’s declaration of intention accompanied by a fee of $100, or (b) a petition containing valid signatures of 1,000 registered voters of the candidate’s political party in Kansas.
www.sedgwickcounty.org /elections/2008filinginfo.htm   (1061 words)

  
 Chatter about Obama's 2008 plans picks up
Chatter is increasing among supporters of Sen. Barack Obama about him jumping into the 2008 presidential race as he cranks up his political operation.
Obama is now being helped by Washington public affairs strategist Minyon Moore, a Chicago native and veteran of the Clinton White House, who will serve as an unpaid adviser to develop an outreach plan for African Americans.
The 2008 talk is not being stoked by the freshman Obama camp, but is surging from all sorts of backers who see no reason for him to pass up this cycle.
www.suntimes.com /output/elect/cst-nws-sweet26.html   (328 words)

  
 2008 ELECTION NEWS ELECTION 2008 NEWS 2008 VOTE NEWS | HavenWorks.com/election/2008 vote news
"[Wisconsin] Sen. Russ Feingold, a potential [2008] presidential candidate, told CNN's "American Morning" the surveillance program is illegal and he will fight against the "intimidation campaign" that the Bush administration has launched to defend it."...
"A Democratic senator who is widely believed to be considering a run for the White House in 2008 said today that he would seek to censure President Bush because of his domestic eavesdropping program."...
"Democrats trying to change their presidential primaries for 2008 agreed yesterday to recommend that at least two other states join Iowa and New Hampshire in voting during the opening days of the nominating campaign."...
havenworks.com /election/2008   (1657 words)

  
 Ankle Biting Pundits » 2008
He may not be the “Howard Dean of 2008” (who wants to be that!?), but McCain clearly understands the power of the New Media.
Democrats, especially those planning on running in 2008, must begin to grasp what’s behind the party’s move to add some diverse states to help select the nominee.
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is quickly becoming the GOP “establishment” candidate for president in 2008.
www.anklebitingpundits.com /content/?cat=2   (3780 words)

  
 2008 | The Huffington Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
This much can be said right now about the early 2008 primary and caucus schedule for Senator Hillary Clinton: It looks, as Damon Runyon might have put it, more harrowing...
Senator John McCain is locking up a cast of top-shelf Republican strategists, policy experts, fund-raisers and donors, in a methodical effort to build a 2008 presidential campaign machine that is...
Democrats agreed to shake up tradition Saturday by wedging Nevada between Iowa's leadoff caucuses and the New Hampshire primary in the 2008 presidential nominating calendar and adding South Carolina soon...
www.huffingtonpost.com /news/2008   (762 words)

  
 Sabato's Crystal Ball - The Presidential Prizefight 2008
Then, too, the wide open nature of the 2008 party primaries is remarkable.
There is no obvious Republican successor to George W. Bush in 2008, an electoral situation that only Woodrow Wilson (laid low by a debilitating stroke) and Harry Truman (crippled by devastating unpopularity) faced.
Even if Bush remains unpopular with the general population in early 2008, his endorsement might have critical influence with loyal Republicans unsure of what to do without a crown prince.
www.centerforpolitics.org /crystalball/article.php?id=LJS2006011101   (1299 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Biden sets foot on road to 1600 Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Joe Biden, D-Del., on Wednesday became the first to declare his 2008 intentions, if not his candidacy, in what may well turn into a stampede of hopefuls in both parties.
Biden spokesman Norm Kurz made light of his boss's remarks, noting there are 90 to 95 senators who think they belong in the White House.
A 2008 race would be Biden's second try for the presidency.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2004-12-08-biden-usat_x.htm   (479 words)

  
 President Cheney?
From the March 7, 2005 issue: The obvious man for Bush to tap as his successor in 2008.
In all likelihood, the 2008 election, like last year's contest, will focus on foreign policy.
If she decided to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, she would face the distinct disadvantage of being a first-time candidate.
www.weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/005/295zkwpw.asp   (499 words)

  
 OECD Agricultural Outlook: 2003-2008   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
High initial crop prices and low livestock prices at the beginning of the outlook are expected to converge as production adjusts with the break in the drought.
It also shows how these are influenced by government policies and highlights some of the risks and uncertainties that may influence the Agricultural Outlook.
Tables provide detailed commodity projections to 2008 for production, consumption, trade, stocks and prices in OECD countries and selected information on other countries, including China, Argentina, the Russian Federation and Brazil.
www.oecd.org /document/9/0,2340,en_2649_33727_4486473_1_1_1_1,00.html   (558 words)

  
 Decision ‘08 » 2008 News
Wow, that NY Times piece on the Clintons’ marriage really stirred up the lefty side of the blogosphere.   Open Thread - excuse me, Atrios - points to the Giuliani marital escapades and wonders why they aren’t front page news (as if they won’t be, should he run).
Rudy Giuliani is dropping into Iowa for a GOP fundraiser May 1 — just two weeks after his pal and potential 2008 presidential rival Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) makes a similar pilgrimage to the crucial caucus state.
You are currently browsing the archives for the 2008 News category.
decision08.net /category/news   (1382 words)

  
 Politics1 - 2008 U.S. Presidential Election (P2008)
For the first time since 1928, both major parties will have open contests for the Presidential nomination without a sitting President or Vice President in the running.
Patrick Ruffini: 2008 Presidential Wire - Ruffini -- who was the website designer and Internet strategist for the 2004 Bush/Cheney campaign -- launched this nice news aggregator site in '05 to track all of the news and blog stories on the possible White House candidates from the two major parties.
Covers the vote totals for the major party nominees and the top 2 or 3 third party nominees in each race.
www.politics1.com /p2008.htm   (1137 words)

  
 112th IOC SESSION - Election of the host city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
On 13 July 2001 at the 112th IOC Session in Moscow, the Host City for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 was elected by the IOC members.
Beijing has been elected the Host City for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 by the IOC members.
The vote follows in line with the recommendation of the IOC Evaluation Commission that “a Beijing Games would leave a unique legacy to China and to sports.
www.moscow2001.olympic.org /en/2008/index.asp   (173 words)

  
 T. Rex's Guide to Life - 2008   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
My old section that kept track of the issues and background of all the presidential candidates has been updated for the 2008 election.
All information is welcome, good or bad, about any candidates, but try to stay away from rumor and innuendo and try to stick with factual information or stuff with valid sources and/or witnesses.
The Green Knight takes a look at the actual evidence and discovers that Hillary Clinton is, get this, actually a liberal, despite what many bloggers would have you believe.
quinnell.us /b2evolution/index.php/all?cat=115   (1644 words)

  
 CNN.com - Poll: Mixed messages for Hillary Clinton - May 26, 2005
But those saying they are virtually certain to vote against her topped those virtually certain to support her by 10 percentage points in the CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll.
When asked how likely they would be to vote for a woman in 2008, 32 percent of registered voters said very likely, 41 percent said somewhat likely, 9 percent said not very likely, and 11 percent not at all likely.
Asked by CNN whether she could pledge today that she would serve out her U.S. Senate term if re-elected, or whether she would pursue a White House run in 2008, Clinton declined to say.
www.cnn.com /2005/POLITICS/05/26/hillary.clinton/index.html   (609 words)

  
 Ron Paul 2008 — Hope for America
Our campaign is at a tipping point -- one that will determine if Ron Paul wins the Republican nomination for president.
Last quarter, you helped raise more money for the Ron Paul 2008 campaign than the political pundits thought possible.
Limited government is the way our nation was originally envisioned and anyone who works to reduce the stranglehold our government has on our lives has my vote.
www.ronpaul2008.com   (590 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - OLYMPIC GAMES
On 13 July 2001 at the 112th IOC Session in Moscow, Beijing was elected the Host City for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008.
A sporting and Olympic spirit is currently making its way through the continents, thanks to an exhibition of 110 Olympic sculptures for the 2008 Beijing Games.
Tickets for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games of the XXIX Olympiad are now available to Olympic fans worldwide through various channels depending on their country of residence.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/beijing/index_uk.asp   (224 words)

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