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Bush puts Iraq interest over U.S. needs

President George W. Bush clashed again with Congress over the Iraq war Friday, rejecting a US military spending bill on the grounds it would throw up legal obstacles to reconstruction…

Bush signs massive spending bill

President Bush, still voicing concern about special project spending by Congress, signed a $555 billion bill Wednesday that funds the Iraq war well into 2008 and keeps government agencies running…

Judge reluctant to open CIA inquiry

A federal judge appeared reluctant Friday to investigate the destruction of CIA interrogation videotapes while the Justice Department is conducting its own inquiry. U.S. District Judge Henry H. Kennedy is considering…

Dubya dumps on Congress

President Bush, successful in forcing the Democratic Congress to bend to his will, complained that lawmakers had wasted time and taxpayers' money. His aggressive stand set a confrontational tone for…

CIA tape case heads for court

The Bush administration has made its position clear in legal filings and now gets a chance to say it to a judge in open court: Hold off on inquiring about…

CIA will turn over videotape documents

Under a subpoena threat, the CIA is expected to quickly begin turning over to Congress documents related to the destruction of videotapes showing the harsh interrogation of two terror suspects. The…

White House spins CIA tape debacle

The White House on Wednesday defended its response to disclosures about the CIA's destruction of videotapes that showed harsh interrogations of two terrorism suspects. The New York Times reported that at…

Fire on White House grounds

Thick smoke billowed from a fire Wednesday in Vice President Dick Cheney's suite of offices in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House. Cheney's office, known for its…

What is Bush hiding?

A federal judge has taken a significant step in dismantling the wall of secrecy the Bush administration has needlessly built around the White House. Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that White House…

Another legal loss for Bush

White House visitor logs are public documents, a federal judge ruled Monday, rejecting a legal strategy that the Bush administration had hoped would get around public records laws and let…