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Bush Administration

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AFP

President Bush, in trouble over soaring gasoline prices, ordered a probe into any price gouging, called for an end to tax breaks for Big Oil and suspended putting oil into the US emergency stockpile. Suspend clean-burning gasoline rules

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BradBlog Video of 60 Minutes piece

Ed Bradley interviews Tyler Drumheller, a retired CIA official who saw first-hand evidence of how the Bush team used selective (and discredited) intelligence to support war plans which had already been set. (13 Minutes)

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The Raw Story

John J. Gibbons, a former Chief Judge of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals appointed by President Nixon and a former officer in the US Navy. The Army's own reports reveal a Defense Secretary showing a disturbing disregard for military law.

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The Raw Story

Ret. Marine General Paul Van Ripper has become the 8th retired U.S. General to call for the resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, according to an interview with Fox News. Ripper retired before Rumsfeld took office, but is currently

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Los Angeles Times

IF PRESIDENT BUSH HOPES the "shake-up" of his administration initiated last week will re-energize his listless presidency, he's bound to be disappointed. A far more audacious makeover is needed — one that sends Vice President Dick Chene

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Washington Post

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leaked national defense information to a pro-Israel lobbyist in the same manner that landed a lower-level Pentagon official a 12-year prison sentence, the lobbyist's lawyer said. The allegations against Rice ca

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Associated Press

In the stately stone hall, Yale University flutist Wang Mingzhu, solemn played. A half-block away, hundreds of agitated demonstrators in T-shirts and headbands banged snare drums and chanted for the demise of the Chinese Communist Party.

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FOX News

President Bush’s job approval rating plunged to a new low of 33%. Overall, 57% of Americans disapprove of the job Bush is doing, and the most frequently mentioned reason is Iraq (48%). The other reasons include "doing a bad job" (24%), disa

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Salon.com

Clinging to Rumsfeld as generals lead an unprecedented revolt, Bush reveals his weakness and his disdain for the lessons of history.

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BradBlog.com

The writers at SNL seem more than a little skeptical about the quality of Bush appointments. As White House Press Secretary, Lindsay Lohan couldn't possibly be less informative than Scottie McClellan. This clip is the opening segment from Saturda

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USA Today

This country, too, is seized with collective paranoia. President Bush knows, as Ferdinand, Isabella and Torquemada knew, that constant warnings about secret terrorists are a powerful deterrent to dissent and a useful tool for consolidating political

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Associated Press

President Bush's new chief of staff said it was time to "refresh and re-energize the team," and he told senior White House aides who might be thinking about quitting this year to go ahead and leave now. He did not ask for anyone's r

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Raw Story

Just one in four Americans believe the U.S. will "win" in Iraq, according to a new Gallup poll. Similarly, 57% of Americans say it was a mistake to send troops to Iraq, while 42% say it was not. Since December 2005, either a plurality or ma

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