Week in Review: The News Stories that Mattered for 2/17-2/23

As always, it’s been a busy week in the world of news, which means we’ve been busy here at Civic Alert as well.  From the McCain-NYT scandal to the ending of an era in Cuba, here are the most important stories from the past seven days.  Oh, and I realize this is a day late.  Shove it.

End of a Cuban Era:

Fidel Castro resigns as president of Cuba after 49 years.

McCain, ever the diplomat, says that he want Fidel to die. 

Raúl Castro becomes president of Cuba. 

McCain – New York Times Scandal: 

New York Times reports that McCain had an improper relationship with a lobbyist in 1999.

McCain finds that being accused of infidelity and corruption is the best thing that has ever happened to his campaign! 

The Streak Continues:

Obama wins his 9th and 10th straight victories in Wisconsin and Hawaii and his 11th in the Democrats Abroad primary.

Obama cuts into Hillary’s demographics in his decisive Wisconsin victory.

The “Fun” Begins… Again:

Hillary kicked off her return to attack politics by accusing Obama of plagiarizing a speech.

Riots in the Street:

After Kosovo claims its independence, Serbian rioters set fire to the U.S. embassy.

What a crazy week!  I wonder what the next seven days will have in store for us?  Keep coming back to Civic Alert to find out.


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