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Democrats cave to Bush once again

The failed Democratic leadership of Congress caved once again Wednesday to the most unpopular President in American history, giving George W. Bush another victory while abandoning the voters who put…

Silly season on Capitol Hill

Most Americans equate July with independence, fireworks and barbeques. But Congress wants Americans thinking about watermelons, too. A resolution before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee would make July…

Hayden lays tape blame on others

CIA Director Michael Hayden is briefing lawmakers behind closed doors about the destruction of videotapes showing harsh interrogation of terror suspects but says he can't answer all their questions. Hayden told…

A payback budget

The White House killed via a veto threat a tentative congressional compromise on a $520 billion government spending bill because it contained $18 billion more than President Bush wanted on…

Hayden set to testify on CIA tapes

CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden faces two days of testimony behind closed doors at the Senate and House intelligence committees to answer questions about his agency's destruction of videotaped interrogations…

A fat pork barrel project survives

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More doubts about destroyed CIA tapes

Washington politicians scrambled Sunday to position themselves on the rapidly-developing CIA torture tape scandal. Both Republicans and Democrats doubted the CIA's story that the tapes were destroyed to protect the…

Capitol Hill pages & ‘Monica Cocktails’

They call it the "Monica Cocktail," oral sex named in a reference to Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern who performed the same act on President Bill Clinton…

Congressional Pages: ‘Kids gone wild’

Sex among young Congressional pages has become so rampant that two youngsters were recently sent home for engaging in oral sex in front of, and with encouragement from, other pages. Lax…

More unfinished business

Congressional Democrats failed to learn from the miserable example set for them by the Republicans and now they, too, are coming up against the end of the session and the…