Friday, October 20, 2006

Because it's all they have left.


GOP Aims to Scare Up Big Voter Turnout

With top Republican strategists now privately predicting substantial House losses, President Bush and top GOP officials plan to spend the final days of the 2006 campaign attempting to rally partisans and limit conservative defections with dire warnings about the consequences of a Democratic Congress.

Amid predictions that demoralized conservative voters might sit out the election, Bush and other senior Republicans will escalate charges that Democrats will raise taxes, weaken national security and liberalize social policies.


[original photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque]

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