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Hearings begin on Tillman’s death, Lynch’s ‘rescue’

042407tilllman.jpgAs the Army probed Pat Tillman's death, investigators implored the CIA and Pentagon last year to scour their databanks for aerial video of…

The only action will be inaction

Don't expect Capitol Hill to react to the Virginia Tech mass murder in any consequential way. Unlike after the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, when Democrats in Congress won new rules…

Schumer: White House needs to ‘come clean’

042307gonzales.jpgA Senate leader insisted Sunday that the White House needed to allay concerns over the firings of federal prosecutors, saying beleaguered Attorney General…

Dems mull options as Iraq veto looms

042207dems.jpgDemocrats are considering their next step after President Bush's inevitable veto of their war spending proposal, including a possible short-term funding bill that…

House Republican leader: Gonzales must go

A congressional Republican leader on Friday joined bipartisan calls for U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign but the White House reaffirmed its confidence in President George W. Bush's long-time…

Pelosi: Gonzales should resign

The Speaker of the House called Friday for the resignation of embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, questioning his candor over the controversial dismissal of eight top prosecutors. Nancy Pelosi urged Gonzales…

Waxman may subpoena Rice, Card

If President Bush's former chief of staff can chat about the identifying of CIA agent Valerie Plame on Jon Stewart's comedy show, he can talk about it to the House…

Doolittle quits committee job amid scandal

Rep. John Doolittle, whose house was searched by the FBI in an influence-peddling investigation, said Thursday he will step down temporarily from the House Appropriations Committee. …

Reid: Iraq war is ‘lost’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday the war in Iraq is "lost," triggering an angry backlash by Republicans, who said the top Democrat had turned his back on the…

Another GOP Senator wants Gonzales out

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales struggled Thursday to convince skeptical senators he did nothing improper in firing eight federal prosecutors, losing ground as a second senator from his own party joined…