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Bush Administration

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Reuters

More than $100,000 in campaign contributions raised by Abramoff, whom was described as a major fund-raiser for the president's 2004 re-election bid. Republican and Democratic lawmakers seeking to distance themselves from Abramoff and his clients

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The Raw Story

A onetime member of Jack Abramoff's lobbying team who romanced Congress and opinion leaders for lobbying accounts valued at more than $11 million and shuttled members of Congress to the Northern Marianas Islands remains an Assistant Secretary in

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The Christian Science Monitor

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle set in motion an aggressive oversight agenda, ranging from secret prisons and the treatment of detainees under US control, to the president's authorization of domestic eavesdropping without a warrant. More mem

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Balkinization blog

Most importantly, as to the McCain Amendment, which would categorically prohibit cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of detainees by all U.S. personnel, anywhere in the world, the President wrote:

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Village Voice

The 9-11 attacks provided the rationale for what amounts to a Bush family coup against the Constitution. From the outset, President Bush used the attack to reorganize and increase the federal government’s reach far beyond any existing law to delve in

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CNN

Nearly $2 million for a doctor's office in Washington state; $725,000 to buy land in Florida, and $371,500 to buy land in Oregon are a few examples of questionable federal loans granted for businesses hurt by the 9/11 attacks, according to an off

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Washington Times

3 military service chiefs have been dropped in the Bush administration's doomsday line of Pentagon succession, pushed beneath three civilian undersecretaries in Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's inner circle.

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by Katrina vanden Heuvel (Huffington Post)

Tom Delay: "One direction points to the higher road of the rule of law. The other road is the path of least resistance" in which "we pitch the law completely overboard when the mood fits us [and] close our eyes to the potential lawbrea

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Reuters

According to a White House fact sheet, 2005 was a year full of "accomplishments" -- six, single-spaced pages worth distributed to reporters as Bush left town for his holiday break.

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The Christian Science Monitor

Cheney also offered a treatise on how presidential power has waxed and waned through history, calling the presidency a weak institution in the late 1800s, which then got stronger under Theodore Roosevelt.

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Reuters

Forty-seven percent of Americans now approve of Bush's job performance, up from Bush's all-time low approval rating of 39 percent in November and the president's best showing since March when it was 50 percent, ABC said.

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by Ivan Eland (Independent Institute)

Several recent presidents could have been impeached for selected unconstitutional or illegal actions during their presidencies. But the sitting president, George W. Bush, may win the prize for committing the most impeachable offenses of any recent pr

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The Raw Story

Ranking House Judiciary Democrat Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) has introduced a motion to censure President Bush and Vice President Cheney for providing misleading information to Congress in advance of the Iraq war, failing to respond to written questions

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Reuters

Republican Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and Olympia Snowe of Maine joined Democratic Sens. Carl Levin of Michigan, Dianne Feinstein of California and Ron Wyden of Oregon in calling for a joint investigation by the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary C

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Smintheus' diary

In ordering the NSA to spy secretly on America, Bush has overturned Signals Intelligence Directive 18, which prohibits domestic spying by NSA; violated the federal act which created the FISA court to oversee covert domestic investigations; and trampl

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by Jason Leopold (The Raw Story)

One such document was not turned over to the grand jury by the Feb. 6, 2004 deadline: an email White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove had sent in July 2003 to then-Deputy National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley. In the email, Rove told Hadley t

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