Americans have a bleaker view of the country's direction than at any time in more than two decades, and sharp disapproval of President Bush's handling of gasoline prices has combined with intensified unhappiness about Iraq to create a grim po
Once the color barrier has been broken, minority contractors seeking government work may need to overcome the Bush barrier. That's the message U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson seemed to send during an April 28 talk
Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), a potential anti-war candidate in the 2008 presidential field, urged fellow Democrats to show more backbone in challenging President Bush on Iraq.
President Bush's approval rating has slumped to 31% in a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, the lowest of his presidency and a warning sign for Republicans in the November elections. The survey of 1,013 adults, taken Friday through Sunday, shows Bush*
House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Democrats would hold hearings on the use of intelligence in the lead-up to the Iraq war and investigate the high price of energy and prescription drugs if they win the extra 15 seats they n
"If he interprets the law as he appears to be interpreting it, I think it's bad for the country to have the chief of intelligence having telephones in the United States monitored without somebody else approving it," said retired Adm. St
Libby Also Seeks Testimony From Outed CIA Officer's Husband and Former State Department Official
A top US counterterrorism official said that parts of Pakistan are a "safe haven" for militants and Osama bin Laden was more likely to be hiding there than in Afghanistan. "Has Pakistan done enough? I think the answer is no. I have con
Angry conservatives are driving the approval ratings of President Bush and the GOP-led Congress to dismal new lows, according to an AP-Ipsos poll that underscores why Republicans fear an Election Day massacre.
Douglas J. Feith, the former Pentagon policy chief who was an architect of the adminstrations war on terrorism, is joining the faculty of Georgetown's University's School of Foreign Service
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When the US State Department issued its annual Country Reports on Terrorism, it listed numerous state-sponsors of terrorism, like Iran, and groups it considers foreign terrorist organizations, like Hamas, Al Qaeda, and Hizbullah. Conspiciously absent
"At one point early in this Bush administration, a former official tells me, Cheney wanted to chair meetings of the National Security Council "principals"— the secretaries of state and defense, the C.I.A. director, and so on—in Bush’s
Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter granted Democrats a hearing to question White House aide and judicial nominee Brett Kavanaugh on his role in the administration's secret wiretapping program, its torture policy and any relationship with
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, accusing the White House of a ''very blatant encroachment" on congressional authority, said he will hold an oversight hearing into President Bush's assertion that he has the power to by
Protesters repeatedly interrupted Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld during a speech and one man, a former CIA analyst, accused him of lying about Iraq prewar intelligence in an unusually vociferous display of anti-war sentiment. "Why did you
The White House said the list the Secret Service has been ordered to release concerning convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff's contacts with the Bush administration will be incomplete. But spokesman Scott McClellan declined to say what is wrong wi
[We call them "Freedom Fighters" now!] Earlier today at the White House Press Briefing, Scott McClellan, the outgoing press secretary, denied reports that the U.S. is employing terrorist groups for special operations in Iran.
President Bush has failed in his most important responsibility "to preserve, protect and defend" the Constitution of the United States. Mr. Bush believes "the liberty of every American rests on nothing more than the grace of the White
6 months before Republicans try to hold on to control of Congress in the fall elections, a new poll shows President Bush has slid to the lowest approval rating of his presidency, and a majority of voters say they'll vote for Democrats in November
With gas prices sky-high and no end of the Iraq war in sight, President George W. Bush's approval rating hits an all-time low in a new CBS News poll. Only 33 percent approve of his job performance, Mr. Bush's lowest approval rating yet in
Crooks and Liars only has the partial clip. If you REALLY want to see the whole thing in all it's scathing glory, this is where to see it for right now. :) The little Bully got his butt handed to him.
Stephen Colbert spoke tonight at the dinner and lampooned pretty much everything he could think of and Helen Thomas. I used the second half of his performance because it included the Generals, Scalia, the Faux press briefing and as E&P reported:
On March 24, 2006, The Boston Globe published an article by Charlie Savage reporting that the President, after signing into law the bill which renewed the Patriot Act, issued a "signing statement" making clear that "he did not consider
President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office, asserting that he has the power to set aside any statute passed by Congress when it conflicts with his interpretation of the Constitution.
The former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is under federal investigation amid accusations of financial improprieties and making false statements to Congress. A grand jury has begun a criminal investigation of Lester Crawford.
As the Bush administration has dramatically accelerated the classification of information as "top secret" or "confidential," one office is refusing to report on its annual activity in classifying documents: the office of Vice Pres
It took about 10 seconds for the far-left smear Web sites to begin attacking Tony Snow, who today was appointed the new presidential spokesman.
Alleges Violation of U.S. Constitution Which Requires Both Chambers Must Pass Law Before Signing by President
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has come under fire in recent weeks from a variety of retired generals, who say he should resign for his performance in managing the war in Iraq. Do you think Secretary Rumsfleld should resign?