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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…

NRA under fire over gun-control bill

The July Fourth fireworks over the Washington Monument are nothing compared with the sounds of battle accompanying an uncommon war raging on Capitol Hill, gun-rights Web sites and radio talk…

Defiant Dems challenge Bush, Cheney

Democrats took the first steps Friday in what could be a long march to court in a tug-of-war between the White House and Congress over subpoenas and executive and legislative…

Senate’s failure on immigration reform

Senate opponents did more than just vote against immigration reform. They voted in favor of letting a serious situation get even worse. An attempt to stop debate on the controversial measure…

Senate kills Bush’s immigration bill

The Senate meted out a severe blow to President George W. Bush Thursday, blocking a landmark immigration reform seen as one of his last, best hopes for a legacy-boosting second…

Move to cut off Cheney’s funds falls short

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly defeated a Democratic amendment to deny funds to operate Vice President Dick Cheney's office next year in a feud over his handling…

Senate subpoenas Bush, Cheney records

The Senate subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Dick Cheney's office Wednesday, demanding documents and elevating the confrontation with President Bush over the administration's warrant-free eavesdropping on Americans. Separately, the…

NRA outsmarts opponents once again

For the first time since taking control of Congress, gun-control Democrats are taking on the National Rifle Association. The NRA seems to be nipping the effort in the bud. At issue…