May 30th, 2006: Senator's Romney and Feingold submit a comprehensive and expansive immigration reform bill to the Senate. Conservatives furiously attack this as a "deal with the devil" and a "pathway to citizenship". President McCain will give his support to the bill and so will a string of Democrats.
June 2nd, 2006: The first meeting of Nunn Society members in held in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting head members are Samuel Nunn's son, Brian Nunn, Senator Richard Lugar, former Senator Ted Kennedy, and former Attorney General Bill Clinton. Another one of the head members represents the international members of the new Nunn Society, this is Princess Diana of Wales. The first meeting revolves around pushing for legislation for nuclear arms reduction and peaceful procedures around the globe.
June 3rd, 2006: Debra Medina, a Republican Chairswomen who supports Governor Paul's reelection campaign, makes a gaffe when she dilly dallys on a question in a town hall format about if she did believe that Arab terrorists were behind the 9-20 attacks. Medina goes on saying that she wasn't sure if it was 100% terrorism and not "Big Government" at work also directly or indirectly. The soundbyte is picked up by the Republicans candidate for Texas Governor, former Attorney General Kay B. Hutchison, uses it to potray Paul as an "over zealous fringe supporter". Governor Paul attacks Hutchison as "playing the fear card with Texas voters".
June 8th, 2006: Former Governor George W. Bush is interviewed by Sean Hannity on "Hannity and Colmes". Bush would talk big game as he took jabs at Governor Paul and questioned if his opponent in the Senate race, incumbent appointee and eccentric Senator William "Bill" Kryzanowski, did not share the "radicalized beliefs of Debra Medina".
June 12th, 2006: Russian officials cut the supply of oil into Ukraine on the grounds of it's growing debts. Ukrainian and Western leaders will attack Russia for doing this, the Russians however will standby their decision for the time being.
June 18th, 2006: Expected incumbent Reform Coalition Party Chair Clay Mulford shocks many by announcing that he will not be running for next years Chairman election. Mulford, the man that defeated eccentric former Chair John Hagelin, will become the second chair to serve one two year term. Soon it is expected that other candidates will emerge for the heart and soul of the RCP.
June 19th, 2006: After one week of the cut in supply of oil into Ukraine from Russia in protest to the mounting Ukrainian debt, the "Russian Winter" has helped slow oil into Europe. Secretary of State Danforth is dispatched to Moscow to attempt to bring the Ukrainian and Russian leaders to a compromise, for Europe's sake.
June 21st, 2006: After two days of arrival and meeting with Ukrainian and Russian leaders, Secretary Danforth reports to President McCain. Danforth tells McCain that their is little leeway between the two nations, with one blaming another. Danforth will also joke to McCain that President Putin is "one scary man, I can't read him if he was made of ice". McCain quips "I know Dan, reason being he has no soul".
June 23rd, 2006: After bitter debates and arm twisting, a deal is reached between Ukrainian and Russian leaders on the flow of oil. For now, oil pumps through but Russia has shown it's continued sway over Eastern Europe.
June 24th, 2006: The odd Canadian Mexican Free Trade Association (CaMFTA) is officially disbanded. After the oddity of the experiment in free trade began to wear thin on Canadians and Mexicans alike, with the fears and negatives outwaying the positives. Canadian Prime Minister Harper would call this move "the best thing for Canada, to get out of a bumbled mess". Mexican President Vicente Fox would echo much more calmer and less negative things about the dissolution of CaMFTA.
June 26th, 2006: In a bitter vote, a coalition of Democrats, moderate Republicans and the few Coalitionists supporters give the needed boost to push the Feingold-Romney Immigration Reform Act through a confirmatory vote in the House of Representatives. After the victory the house, the more partisan Senate will be the challenge for the bill.
June 28th, 2006: Operation Summer Rains begins as Israeli forces begin an offensive into the Gaza Strip to deal with militants. The major reason behind the intervention has been the Hamas government's unwillingness to come down against militant groups that have been harassing Israeli forces and civilians by missile strikes. Reaction would differ around the globe. Syria and Iran would fervently denounce the Israeli action, while Egypt took a middle ground and enforced their borders, not allowing refugee's from Gaza to enter the Egyptian nation and also to stop the possible transfer of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
June 29th, 2006: Israeli forces arrest 64 Hamas government officials, ranging from cabinet members to members of the Palestinian Legislative Council. Because of the near capture of a third of the government, many Hamas officials will go into hiding to escape arrest by Israel.
June 30th, 2006: President McCain voices his strong support for Israel, when asked about the Israeli intervention into the Gaza Strip. When asked to elaborate, the President would state that "Israel has their sovereign duty to protect their citizens lives and itself. But in any undertaking, the United States urges that Israel insures that innocent civilians are not harmed in this military intervention".
July 1st, 2006: United Nations officials would release a report on the situation ongoing in Gaza. The report will highlight that the blockade and starvation techniques used by Israel will lead to Gaza running out of petrol in several days, food in less than two weeks and the danger of the entire sewage system collapsing and hospital shutdown's due to fuel shortage's would also be highlighted. UN humanitarian official Jan Egeland would say that "No one can hide from us what they're doing, neither the Palestinian nor the Israeli side. We are appalled by seeing how they're playing with the future of defenseless civilians, including children, we must understand that Gaza in the midst of a humanitarian crisis".