A judge agreed to again put off prison for disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a former business partner, but the delays were shorter than what lawyers on both sides sought.
The last pre-election loophole through which John Bolton's confirmation might have snuck through the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was at 2:15 this afternoon at a previously called "business meeting" of the Committee.
“It’s Addington,” he said. “He doesn’t care about the Constitution.” Powell was referring to David S. Addington, Vice-President Cheney’s chief of staff and his longtime principal legal adviser.
The Federal Communications Commission is creating a new bureau that will be responsible for a collection of security and public safety functions that had been scattered through several bureaus. Will include 911 and Enhanced 911 services as well as in
The top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee called for the White House to declassify the National Intelligence Estimate on terrorism. Bush administration did not intend to make the document public.
A federal agency has blocked release of a report that suggests global warming is contributing to the frequency and strength of hurricanes.
The board chairman of the federal legal aid service for the poor, despite secret transcripts to the contrary, denied to lawmakers that some officials wanted to fire the internal watchdog who questioned directors' commitment to the anti-pov
Sen. John McCain urged quick confirmation for John Bolton as U.N. ambassador, saying the nominee is needed to talk back to "two-bit dictators" such as Venezuela's president.
"I believe that Secretary Rumsfeld and others in the administration did not tell the American people the truth for fear of losing support for the war in Iraq," retired Maj. Gen. John R. S. Batiste said. "Mr. Rumsfeld must be replaced
U.S. Justice Department lawyers filed an appeal aimed at blocking a lawsuit by a former Islamic charity that has challenged a Bush administration secret surveillance program. U.S. District Judge Garr M. King ruled earlier this month that a lawsuit
The White House and senior Republican lawmakers reached an agreement on guidelines for interrogating suspects in the US-led war on terror, ending a week of contentious negotiations. President Bush, reacting to the deal, said the agreement "clear
Torture is morally despicable. But it allows Bush and his cronies to lie credibly. And that's the point.
A federal judge denied a former Republican congressional candidate’s request for a restraining order barring President Bush or Vice President Richard Cheney from bombing Iran or Syria.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell,said President Bush’s plan for treatment of terror detainees would set a precedent for other countries that would put US troops at risk. “Suppose North Korea wants to redefine or ‘clarify’” the Geneva Convention
For some time now we've known about the Bush administration's outsourcing of torture to foreign dictatorships. But for the first time we can see the whole process vividly detailed by a Western governmental source.
Nearly 8 months after federal regulators trumpeted a settlement they secured with ChoicePoint Inc. over a data breach, the government has not paid any money to victims from a $5 million fund that was to be set up as part of the agreement.
JOHN BOLTON, President Bush’s controversial Ambassador to the United Nations, is in danger of losing his job as opposition to his appointment increases in the Senate.
Amid falling gas prices and a two-week drive to highlight his administration's efforts to fight terrorism, President Bush's approval rating has risen to 44% in a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. That's his highest rating in a year.
The 3 senators, all military veterans, marched off to an impromptu news conference to lay out their deep objections to the Bush legislation. The next day the Armed Services Committee voted to approve a firm legislative rebuke to the president’s plan
Keith Olbermann's broadcast on MSNBC featured a long look at the President's contentious Rose Garden press conference and pondered whether Bush's urgency to redefine the Geneva Convention had more to do with "covering his own backsid
Bush is right. The Constitution is vital. It is also vital for Americans to find important contemporary ways to celebrate its anniversary. In this Age of Bush, here are a few ideas for properly commemorating the event:
What followed was a scuffle that left at least some of the military lawyers embittered and stoked old tensions at the Pentagon between civilian leaders and uniformed military officers, who under Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld have often found t
The ruler of Dubai came to Kentucky to buy race horses but ended up being served with a lawsuit alleging he enslaved thousands of small boys as camel jockeys.
The MainStreamMedia (MSM) will never touch this issue, but I suspect that it will soon come out with a vengeance. A Gay Escort gets a seat in the White House Press Room from a web blog and when outed.... silence. Hummmmmm
President Bush prodded Congress to pass two bills that the administration says are essential to fight the war on terrorism and proposes strategies for torturing and trying enemy combatants.
The Federal Communications Commission ordered its staff to destroy all copies of a draft study that suggested greater concentration of media ownership would hurt local TV news coverage, a former lawyer at the agency says.
A Senate committee rebelled against President George W. Bush on Thursday, passing a bill it said would protect the rights of foreign terrorism suspects and repair a U.S. image damaged by harsh treatment of detainees.
President Bush's campaign for tougher legislation on terrorists suffered another blow when Colin Powell, who served as secretary of State during Bush's first term, supported efforts to block the plan to reinterpret Geneva Convention restricti
The National Security Agency has taken the unusual move of sending members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee a list of "approved talking points" regarding its warrantless eavesdropping program. [trained chimps]
One of the highest-level executives at Verizon Communications alleged to be providing the NSA with customer phone records under contract and without a warrant—has strong, decades-long ties to the CIA, Congress and Department of Justice.