Just days after President George W. Bush ordered the White House staff to take what was called a “refresher” course on ethics, his top aide Karl Rove was caught cheating during the first pop quiz given in the course, the White House confirmed today.
Travis County is not so prejudiced against Rep. Tom DeLay that former House majority leader couldn't get a fair trial in the city, a veteran defense attorney said Monday in a sworn court statement arguing against DeLay's request that his tria
House Republicans say President Bush must become engaged -- personally making phone calls and twisting arms -- if he wants the House to approve the $53.9 billion spending-cut plan that party leaders are struggling to shepherd through this week.
A steamy novel by Lewis "Scooter" Libby has become a hot item now that Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff is under indictment. What is Dick doing down in that bunker?
As Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Chalabi arrives this week in Washington for talks, there is little sign of progress in a federal investigation of allegations that he once leaked U.S. intelligence secrets to Iran.
In his press conference today, Harry Reid said, “I think the president should come forward now and say he's not going to pardon anybody.”
Ahmed Chalabi, deputy prime minister of Iraq and once a U.S. favorite to replace Saddam Hussein, has not lost his luster with Vice-President Dick Cheney. Mr. Chalabi will hold a private meeting with Vice-President Cheney during his visit to Washingto
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has narrowed his criminal inquiry into whether Rove purposely failed to tell the grand jury hearing evidence in the case that he spoke with Time Magazine reporter Matthew Cooper in July 2003 and revealed the iden
Sixth-term Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio) is setting up a legal defense fund as Democrats are trying to turn up the heat on the Administration Committee chairman because of his past contact with indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Karl Rove's colleagues don't know exactly when it will happen, but they are already laying out the reasons they will give for the departure of the man President Bush dubbed the architect. A Roveless Bush seemed unthinkable just a few months a
In a memo sent to all White House aides, the counsel's office said it will hold briefings next week on ethics, with a particular focus on the rules governing the handling of classified information. Attendance is mandatory. "There will be no
Karl Rove is under federal investigation for his role in the exposure of a covert CIA officerwhile he continues to enjoy full access to government secrets. That is drawing the attention of intelligence experts and prominent conservatives. That is
As usual, Dick Cheney insisted on doing business behind closed doors. He was very upset over the Senate's overwhelming passage of an amendment that prohibits inhumane treatment of terrorist detainees."We have to be able to do what is necessa
President Bush defended U.S. interrogation practices and called the treatment of terrorism suspects lawful. "We do not torture," Bush declared in response to reports of secret CIA prisons overseas.
Scotty McClellan said, Bush "knows" that Karl Rove had not been the source of the leak, but that he was "not going to get into conversations that the president has with advisers," but made no effort to erase the impression that Mr
Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, the head of the federal agency that oversees most government broadcasts to foreign countries is accused of misuse of federal money and the use of phantom or unqualified employees.
A new poll of likely voters by Zogby International has found that a majority of Americans support Congress considering the impeachment of President Bush if he “did not tell the truth about his reasons for going to war with Iraq,” RAW STORY has learne
Four senior members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to Mark Frownfelter, Associate Director of the Security Division of the Executive Office of the President, inquiring whether White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove is still eligib
William O’Reilly, an attorney with the firm Jones Day, has been selected as the new chief counsel/staff director of the House ethics committee, ending an 11-month period in which the panel had no top staffer and has not been able to investigate compl
President George W. Bush on Thursday announced that Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Gen. Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, would be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civil awar
The judicial carousel in U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay's conspiracy case almost spun out of control Thursday as the search for a judge beyond the hint of any political taint reached the chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court.
Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) "filed a report with the Clerk of the House of Representatives indicating he received free travel valued at $13,998.55 from Fox News Sunday for 'officially connected travel' on October 1-2, 2005, from Sugarland, TX
Just 40 percent of Americans call Bush honest and trustworthy, and 58 percent say that he is not, according to the ABC News poll.
FEMA director Michael Brown was preoccupied with his wardrobe appearance on television even as FEMA official, Marty Bahamonde, was reporting a New Orleans crisis situation of increasing chaos.
Vice President Dick Cheney, who has spent much of the past four years in a secure, undisclosed location, has now moved to a new secure, undisclosed location which has been specially fortified against subpoenas.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday brushed aside White House requests for an early hearing on Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito and scheduled hearings and a vote in January.
The conventional wisdom is that Karl Rove is out of the woods. But he may be in danger of losing his security clearance. It would prevent him from taking part in policymaking that relates to national-security issues, which would mean a much-reduced
John Bolton, now the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was contacted by "Scooter" Libby in late May 2003 to find out who sent Ambassador Joseph Wilson on a fact-finding mission to Niger.
The United States and China have made "substantial progress" toward an agreement to rein in China's booming textile and clothing exports to the United States through the end of 2008, U.S. trade officials said on Wednesday.
"If Democrats want to talk about the threat that Saddam Hussein posed and the intelligence, they might want to start with looking at the previous administration and their own statements that they've made," White House press secretary Sc