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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
LEAD STORY: Early Poll Results Show Slight Kerry Lead In Crucial States
Stateside: Election Reflections
Tamihere Resigns From Cabinet
John Tamihere - In His Own Words
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Yet Another Latin American Democracy Votes Left
INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:
STORY OF THE WEEK: U.S. Election: Election Morning Commentary
U.S. Election: Anomalies Begin To Show
U.S. Election: 9/11 Truth Election Day Editorials

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Stateside: More De Los Meurtos Images
Hard News Is There!
The Inside Oil From Molesworth & Featherston
Fighting Talk From Fighting Talk
Seminar On Zaoui And Classified Information

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
State Sector Retirement Scheme Backed By Unions
Tamihere Puts A Stop To Expensive Phone Bills
National Rails Against Funding Communities
Sutton Comes Out Swinging Against ACT's Gerry Eckhoff
ACT Targets New Demographic
Progressives Warn Against Financial Flight
State Sector Retirement Inquired Into
Popcorn Additional For Maharey Speech

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Scoop Is In The House

– For Wednesday's Questions see...Questions for Oral Answer 3 November 2004 [1] . For Tuesday's questions & Answers see… Questions & Answers for Oral Answer - 2 Nov. 2004 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00059.htm


LEAD STORY:
Early Poll Results Show Slight Kerry Lead In Crucial States

- Exit polls show narrow victories to John Kerry in both Ohio and Florida, and consequently an overall victory to John Kerry. Interestingly the results suggest that Kerry will owe his victory – if it comes - to female voters. See... NEWSFLASH: Exit Polls Say Kerry & Credit Women [1] & NEWSFLASH: First Exit Poll Results Favour Kerry [2] ALSO:CLICK FOR SCOOP US ELECTION FULL COVERAGE [3] & SCOOP.CO.NZ RECOMMENDED U.S. ELECTION LINKS [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00057.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00054.htm
[3] - #sow
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00056.htm


Stateside: Election Reflections

- I know I can be churlish and critical and downright negative about these united States, but I will admit that today, 2 November 2004, the immigrant dream came true for me here. See... Stateside With Rosalea: An Election Aside [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00060.htm


Tamihere Resigns From Cabinet

- Scoop understands beseiged Labour Party Cabinet Minister John Tamihere has resigned from cabinet. The news is circulating in Parliament and we are presently seeking confirmation. See... NEWSFLASH: John Tamihere Resigns [1] & Statement by John Tamihere [2] MORE: - Govt. - Hon John Tamihere resigns portfolios [3] - PM's Presser: John Tamihere Vs Waipareira [4] - ACT - PM Attempts To Distance Herself From Tamihere: ACT [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00055.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00073.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00066.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00032.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00032.htm


John Tamihere - In His Own Words

- Over recent weeks a number of false, but serious allegations have been made about me. This morning I met with Mr Douglas White QC. On the basis of information I have made available to him I am confident that his inquiry will find that I have done nothing wrong. I wish to take this opportunity to deal with the range of false allegations in order to set the record straight for the House. See... Tamihere - Personal Explanation To the House [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00059.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Don Brash Writes - No. 43, 3 November 2004 [1]
  • Grey Power Seeks Urgent DHB Funding Injection [2]
  • Intel Delivers New Platform For PC Power Users [3]
  • NZ should save all moving images [4]
  • Auckland Philharmonia musicians play for FREE! [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00063.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00026.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0411/S00009.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0411/S00027.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0411/S00025.htm


    Yet Another Latin American Democracy Votes Left

    - Leftist candidate Tabaré Vázquez will likely secure an absolute majority in the first round of Uruguay’s presidential elections, continuing the trend of left-leaning presidents elected in Latin American countries struggling under the effects of Washington-prescribed neo-liberal economic policies. See... Cambio a la Uruguaya: Another Domino Falls [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00037.htm


    INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • UN Condemns Use Of Force In Guinea-Bissau [1]
  • Iraqis Can Now Check Voter Registration Lists [2]
  • Malaysia Grants Temporary Stay To Myanmar Refugees [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00045.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00043.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00040.htm


    U.S. Election: Election Morning Commentary

    - LOS ANGELES, Election Day, November 2, 2004 ( www.columnleft.com ) -- The Redskins lost, so there's lots of hope. It's too close to call, and way too easy to steal. Now it's all up to those brave Americans at the heart of our vibrant democracy -- ... See... Columnleft.Com: ''Tuesday Blues'' [1] MORE: - David Cobb - BTL: Green Party Candidate On Issues Majors Ignore [2] - Noam Chomsky - Views Iraq War and Election [3] - Daniel Patrick Welch - It's the Policies, Stupid [4] - Ivan Eland - Bush’s Prospects Get a Little Help from Overseas [5] - Kamala Sarup - A Nepali Perspective On Kerry v Bush [6] For Much Much More Pre-Election Comment See... STORY OF THE WEEK: The US Election (2) [7] - STORY OF THE WEEK: The US Election (1) [8]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00049.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00046.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00045.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00048.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00042.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00041.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0411/S00058.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0411/S00017.htm


    U.S. Election: Anomalies Begin To Show

    - Is There Inner-City Election Suppression In Franklin County, Ohio? by Bob Fitrakis Election Day Report – Columbus, Ohio November 2, 2004. See... Election Suppression In Franklin County, Ohio? [1] MORE ON THE STEALING OF AMERICA: - Greg Palast - 1 Million Kerry Votes Already Stolen [2] - Bev Harris - Gap Found In King County Election Audit Logs [3] - Marc Ash - Honest Election [4] For Much More on this issue see Scoop's groundbreaking coverage of BLACK BOX VOTING [5]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00047.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00031.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00036.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00034.htm
    [5] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup


    U.S. Election: 9/11 Truth Election Day Editorials

    - As writers and activists, we have been involved in 9/11 research and the truth movement since day one. Today we are urging New Yorkers to vote for Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb - and we are asking our allies in the rest of the country to suspend their gag reflex long enough to vote for John Kerry. See... UQ Wire: 9/11 Truth and the 2004 Election [1] and Day Of The Dead: The Haunting Of The White House [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00044.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00038.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Stateside: More De Los Meurtos Images

    - The festival began with an Aztec dance group blowing on conches, drumming and dancing. See... Stateside Images: Dia De Los Meurtos Images (1) [1] and Stateside with Rosalea Images: Dia De Los Muertos [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00053.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00033.htm


    Hard News Is There!

    - I was scrambling to finish yesterday's post when it was suggested that I jump in a taxi and get myself down to the Hilton for Paul Holmes' press conference. Only Holmes could presume to upstage the most important US Presidential election in a ... See... Public Address 03/11/04 - Coverage [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00051.htm


    The Inside Oil From Molesworth & Featherston

    - The US votes and we look at the potential effects on New Zealand, ranging from trade to North Korea’s nuclear programme, Iraq and the Kyoto agreement. Paul Holmes gets ready for Prime time. John Tamihere’s prospects dim further. We check out this week’s cabinet agenda, open the super-books at Superbank and a bit more in this week’s intelligence update… See... Molesworth & Featherston – 2 November 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00050.htm


    Fighting Talk From Fighting Talk

    - At the time of writing it's too early to tell whose attempt to win the American 'swinging voters' has been most successful. Regular readers may realise that I'm not a 'swinger' myself (though I have done some personal research into the subject). See... Fighting Talk: Swinging Voting And Reading [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00043.htm


    Seminar On Zaoui And Classified Information

    - On November 8 the Institute of Policy Studies at Victoria University will hold a working seminar on “Classified information” & Ahmed Zaoui - the policy and legal issues. See... Victoria To Hold Seminar On Classified Information [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00040.htm


    State Sector Retirement Scheme Backed By Unions

    - State Services Minister Trevor Mallard announced the establishment of two working parties to consider the future development of the State Sector Retirement Savings Scheme. See... Next steps for the State Sector Super Scheme [1] - Nurses Org - Union Calls for Equality on Govt Super Are Heard [2] - PSA - PSA welcomes state retirement savings scheme [3] - CTU - Signalled Superannuation Improvements Good News [4]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00061.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00030.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00028.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00027.htm


    Tamihere Puts A Stop To Expensive Phone Bills

    - ACT New Zealand Leader Rodney Hide today pointed out that Prime Minister Helen Clark was now in a difficult position. See... PM Stuck With Tamihere On Tele-Conference [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00058.htm


    National Rails Against Funding Communities

    - National Party Social Services spokeswoman Katherine Rich says the Government has quietly re-launched the fund that gave life to the 'hip-hop tour' under a new name. See... No fanfare for 'hip-hop fund' in drag [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00070.htm


    Sutton Comes Out Swinging Against ACT's Gerry Eckhoff

    - ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff is wrong in saying that the Aoraki Labour party electorate chairman attended a meeting in Ashburton with notes prepared by Rural Affairs Minister Jim Sutton. See... ACT sinking to new depths in desperation [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00068.htm


    ACT Targets New Demographic

    - If Labour truly wanted to ease the country's chronic worker shortage, it would not ignore the fact that there are more than 100,000 able-bodied New Zealanders currently paid to do nothing - when they would prefer to be working, ACT New Zealand Deputy. See... Give Beneficiaries A Chance [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00064.htm


    Progressives Warn Against Financial Flight

    - Progressive MP Matt Robson said his party strongly endorses the move by the Reserve Bank to clamp down on the potential for the big foreign banks moving key operations outside New Zealand. See... See... Progressive welcomes rules for big foreign banks [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00062.htm


    State Sector Retirement Inquired Into

    - State Services Minister Trevor Mallard announced the establishment of two working parties to consider the future development of the State Sector Retirement Savings Scheme. See... Next steps for the State Sector Super Scheme [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00061.htm


    Popcorn Additional For Maharey Speech

    - Steve Maharey Speech to New Zealand on Air Archiving Symposium at New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington Good morning. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you today. See... Maharey Speech: Treasuring our cultural heritage [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00060.htm

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