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Lieberman says he was right to rebuke Clinton

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN

Sen. Joe Lieberman defended his reprimand of former President Clinton for his involvement with a White House intern, dismissing rival Ned Lamont's claim that he turned…

ABC tries to appease 9/11 docudrama critics

By Steve Gorman

Under pressure from former President Bill Clinton and the Democratic Party, ABC scrambled on Friday to make 11th-hour changes to a miniseries suggesting he…

Chertoff tries scare tactics on Congress

The nation's homeland security chief urged Congress on Friday to approve plans to better protect seaports and chemical plants from terrorists _ or risk another attack on the scale of…

Red Cross fined $4.2 million for breaking blood safety laws

The government said Friday it was fining the American Red Cross a record $4.2 million for violating blood-safety laws. The violations include failing to reject donors who had traveled to…

Businessman sentenced for bribing Congressman

A Kentucky businessman was sentenced on Friday to seven years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to paying bribes to Rep. William Jefferson, a Louisiana Democrat who is…

Congress reaches accord, of sorts, on reform

By Thomas Ferraro

U.S. lawmakers, under pressure to respond to a series of recent scandals, announced a bipartisan agreement on Friday to better enable the public to…

The old GOP con game of diverting voter attention away from issues

How ironic. Republicans, who won control of the House and Senate in 1994 by turning that year's midterm elections into a national referendum on then-President Bill Clinton, now want to…

The insurgents become the old guard

By JAMES O'TOOLE
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rick Santorum was strolling past a display of highly brightly polished tractors at…

Immigration reform? We don’t need no stinkin’ immigration reform

By MICHAEL DOYLE
McClatchy Newspapers

Comprehensive immigration reform appears dead for the year, as House Republicans on Thursday…

Armitage admits he outed Plame but claims he didn’t mean to

By MATT APUZZO

The former No. 2 State Department official said Thursday he inadvertently disclosed the identity of CIA employee Valerie Plame in conversations with two reporters in 2003.