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A remarkable look at the Iraq mess

Journalist and author Bob Woodward's new book "The War Within'' provides informative insights concerning the United States military occupation of Iraq, not least because of his remarkable access to very senior officials of the Bush administration. Earlier books include "State of Denial,'' "Plan of Attack'' and "Bush at War."


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Washington: Armed and dangerous

The National Rifle Association has designated as "must" legislation a bill that, according to law enforcement officials, would not only eliminate most of the District of Columbia's firearm control efforts but also permit the carrying of semi automatic rifles and handguns on the streets of the nation's capitol.
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Home is where the taxes aren’t

Be it ever so humble, there's no place like it. It is where the heart is.

It is home. Today, homes -- our homes and those of our presidential candidates -- are all over the news. The stories range from heart-wrenching crisis to comic ridicule. The coverage about our homes and theirs reveals much about the concerns of our government, our news media and us.


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Pulling the plug on an embarrassment

Whether it was the constant on-air feuding between the anchors or the Republican Party's protests that it was getting a raw deal, MSNBC moved closer to the journalistic center over the weekend with news that Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann would no longer be anchoring Election Night programming.


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