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Politicians won’t fix immigration

Here's the real story about why we're not going to solve the problem of illegal immigration in this country. The politicians who have the power to fix it don't want…

GOP Senator used prostitute service

Republican Senator David Vitter, a Lousiana politician who campaigned on a record of "family values" paid for prostitutes from the service of the infamous "DC Madam," Deborah Jeane Palfrey. Vitter admitted…

Let the battles begin

Congressmen returning from their Independence Day break are ready for battle with the White House, with Democrats decrying President Bush's commutation of former aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's prison sentence…

More Republicans bail on Bush’s war

The tide of Republican defections from President George W. Bush's camp swelled Saturday when two more US senators joined the chorus of critics of his Iraq policy, demanding change. But while…

Who’s next to defect on Iraq?

After the recent defection of prominent Republicans on the Iraq war, the big question in Washington is who might be next. More than a dozen Republican senators who are running for…

DC madam can now tell all

A woman accused of running a prostitution ring in the nation's capital is free to distribute thousands of pages of phone records after a federal judge lifted a restraining order…

Lieberman may back Republican

U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, an independent who supports Democrats in Congress despite his backing of the Iraq war, said on Thursday he was not ruling out endorsing a Republican in…

Another GOP Senator breaks with Bush

Another veteran Republican senator Thursday broke with President George W. Bush over Iraq, days before a new war powers tussle was due to start in Congress. New Mexico Senator Pete Domenici,…

Bush, Democrats share in hypocrisy

The hypocrisy is unpardonable. President Bush's decision to commute the sentence of a convicted liar brought out the worst in both parties and politics. In keeping I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby out…

Lugar: Time to pull troops out

Pressure on the US administration to start pulling out of Iraq deepened Sunday with one of the Senate's most respected Republicans calling for an "orderly" withdrawal of troops in the…