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Democrats plan all-nighter on Iraq

Republicans dismissed as political theater a Democratic plan for an all-night session of the Senate to debate President Bush's military strategy in Iraq amid bipartisan proposals to redeploy U.S. troops. The…

Angry words over failed Iraq war

The thin veneer of civility that masks opposing views on Iraq between Senators vanished Sunday in an angry exchange of words between Democrat James Webb and Republican Lindsey Graham. In many…

Vitter’s words come back to haunt him

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter will probably emerge from seclusion soon and return to Washington to fight for his political career, a colleague of the first-term Republican said Friday. When Vitter does,…

Warner joins Lugar to oppose Bush’s war

Two top Republicans cast aside President Bush's pleas for patience on Iraq Friday and proposed legislation demanding a new strategy by mid-October to restrict the mission of U.S. troops. The proposal,…

Miers may face contempt of Congress

A congressional panel moved toward seeking contempt charges against former White House counsel Harriet Miers on Thursday after she refused to appear -- under orders from President George W. Bush…

Vitter’s whore called him often

A woman accused of running a Washington prostitution ring placed five phone calls to David Vitter while he was a House member, including two while roll call votes were under…

House votes, again, to withdraw troops

The Iraqi government is achieving only spotty military and political progress, the Bush administration conceded Thursday in an assessment that war critics quickly seized on as confirmation of their dire…

Flynt says more sex scandals coming

Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt reveled in Sen. David Vitter's admission of a "very serious sin" involving an escort service and said Wednesday he's got leads on embarrassing sexual activities…

A fresh showdown over an old issue

The US Congress on Thursday was to launch a fresh attempt to wrest control of the Iraq war from President George W. Bush while the White House was to report…

GOP goes to war…with itself

Republicans used to reserve their vitriol for Democrats who opposed President George W. Bush's failed war in Iraq. No more. Now it's the GOP calling other members of their party names…