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The Boston Globe

The board of governors of the American Bar Association voted unanimously yesterday to investigate whether President Bush has exceeded his constitutional authority in reserving the right to ignore more than 750 laws that have been enacted since he too

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Swiss Info

A Swiss investigation into an international nuclear smuggling network is being hampered by a lack of cooperation from the US. Authorities in Bern say they asked US officials for judicial assistance a year ago but have yet to receive a reply. (Must

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NewsWeek

Just a month after the US removed Libya from its list of terror- supporting states, the US and Britain are helping Muammar Kaddafi crack down on some of his enemies. Police in Manchester and several other cities detained 8 people suspected of

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Associated press

Questionable deductions on 3 years of R. David Paulison's tax returns threw an unexpected hitch into his Senate confirmation to become permanent chief of the nation's disaster response agency, just days before hurricane season starts. A sp

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Associated Press

If a prosecutor calls him as a witness, Vice President Dick Cheney probably can't avoid testifying in his former chief of staff's perjury trial, legal experts said. "There may be significant issues of executive privilege and significant

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Associated PRess

In the latest White House personnel changes, the editor of a conservative magazine will replace Claude Allen, the domestic policy adviser who left in February amid a shoplifting investigation. The White House announced the appointment Wednesd

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Los Angeles Times

[Interesting that this matches the CIA pattern of disruption initiated by Porter Goss.] The FBI's storied workforce is being dismantled and reassembled as Director Robert S. Mueller III tries to overhaul the hidebound agency.

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Washington Post

Conservatives tolerated the No Child Left Behind Act, an extensive intrusion into state and local education, and the budget-busting Medicare prescription drug benefit. They tolerated the greatest increase in spending since Lyndon B. Johnson's Gre

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Reuters

Personal electronic data on 26.5 million US military veterans and some spouses was stolen from the home of a government employee, exposing veterans to the risk of identity theft. "This data including names, social security numbers, and dates of

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Reuters

Rear Adm. Harry Harris, who at the end of March took command of the military task force that runs the camp, said the 460 captives at Guantanamo in Cuba were dangerous man who still provide useful information about Al Qaeda tactics, financing, and saf

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Washington Post-ABC poll

Public confidence in GOP governance has plunged to the lowest levels of the Bush presidency, with Americans saying by wide margins that they now trust Democrats more than Republicans to deal with Iraq, the economy, immigration and other issues, accor

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Boston Globe

But I am not writing this letter simply because of an objection to the war against Iraq. My concern is more fundamental. Simply put, Rice is a liar. She has lied to the American people knowingly, repeatedly, often extravagantly over the past 5 year

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Tom Paine

The US Government has once again invoked the "state secrets" privilege, arguing that a public trial of a lawsuit against a former head of the CIA for abucting and imprisoning a German citizen would lead to disclosure of information harmful

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TruthOut

Within the last week, Karl Rove told President Bush and Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten, as well as a few other high level administration officials, that he will be indicted in the CIA leak case and will immediately resign his White House job when the s

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Christian Science Monitor

Perhaps most disturbing to Mr. Bush is that he is losing Republicans. The Gallup poll showed a 13-point drop in one week among self-identified Republicans, from 81% to 68%. Frank Newport, Gallup's editor in chief, cautions against overinterpretin

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Harris Interactive Poll (WSJ)

President Bush’s job-approval rating has fallen to its lowest mark of his presidency, according to a new Harris Interactive poll. Of 1,003 U.S. adults surveyed in a telephone poll, 29% think Mr. Bush is doing an “excellent or pretty good” job as pres

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