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The Swampby Frank James The Senate confirmation hearing for President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, has been postponed a week in the wake of revelations that he failed to initially pay Social Security and Medicare taxes...
Spin CycleRepublicans continue to give Geithner a hard time at his Finance Committee confirmation hearing. Olympia Snowe asks about his failure to effectively regulate credit swap derivatives, and his role in allow Lehman Brothers to fail. Jim Bunning says he......
The Swampby Greg Miller Congressional leaders were briefed repeatedly on the CIA's use of severe interrogation methods on Al Qaeda suspects, according to new information released by the Obama administration Thursday that appears to contradict the assertions of...
Tags: Police, Laws, Justice System, Parliament, Politics
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - An angry President Bush administered a public tongue-lashing to Congress yesterday, saying disclosure by lawmakers of sensitive intelligence to the press could imperil American military personnel. "I want Congress to hear loud and clear,...
Tags: Osama bin Laden, Carl Levin, Laws, Arizona, Justice System
Baltimore Sun National StaffAs they began yesterday to interrogate Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks who was captured in Pakistan over the weekend, U.S. officials expressed confidence that he could lead them to other al-Qaida operatives...
Sun StaffWASHINGTON - In an attempt to quell the uproar in the Muslim world over American mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners, President Bush assured an Arabic language television network yesterday that "people will be held to account" for the "horrible" and...
Associated PressWASHINGTON - President Bush insisted yesterday that Iraq had a weapons program, and the White House asked for patience during a search for evidence to prove it. As lawmakers considered an investigation into the handling of intelligence that led to war,...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - As Congress begins top-secret hearings this week into whether U.S. officials exaggerated their intelligence findings on Iraq before the war, a key Senate Democrat raised questions yesterday about the credibility of the nation's top...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - As a Senate committee heard secret testimony yesterday from CIA Director George J. Tenet about discredited evidence of Iraq's efforts to buy nuclear material, the Senate rejected Democrats' calls for an independent panel to investigate the...
Tags: Bob Graham, Carl Levin, John Edwards, Alaska, Defense
Washington BureauThe CIA has reassigned two senior officials who oversaw its analysis on Iraq and the deposed regime's suspected banned weapons, a move that a CIA spokesman said was routine but which others portrayed as an "exile." The officials served in senior...
Associated PressWASHINGTON - Leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee are accusing the CIA of trying to delay the release of the panel's report that criticizes the agency for overestimating the prewar threat posed by Iraq. "I'm not sure whether it's because they...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Members of Congress, forced to flee yesterday for the first time in history from the 200-year-old building that serves as a symbol of American democracy and freedom, were by turns stunned, angry, defiant and vowing revenge. "America is...
Tags: Bob Graham, Tom Daschle, Dana Rohrabacher, Laws, California
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