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Gonzales lied about Patriot Act abuse

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales lied to Congress two years ago when he claimed he there were no documented FBI abuses under the controversial USA Patriot Act. Gonzales told Congress in April…

Bush to Congress: Up yours!

President Bush invoked executive privilege Monday to deny requests by Congress for testimony from two former aides about the firings of federal prosecutors. The White House, however, did offer again to…

‘Cheney fatique’ descends on GOP

Dick Cheney, who thrives on secrecy while pulling the levers of power, is getting caught in the glare of an unwelcome spotlight. Once viewed as a sage and mentor to…

Court rejects ACLU suit on spying

A divided federal appeals court rejected a lawsuit Friday challenging President Bush's domestic spying program without ruling on the issue of whether warrantless wiretapping is legal. In a 2-1 decision with…

Bush pleads for patience for failed war

President George W. Bush, trying to tap into Independence Day patriotism to rally support for an unpopular war, appealed on Wednesday for American patience and resolve in Iraq. In a Fourth…

Bush won’t rule out full pardon for Libby

President Bush on Tuesday refused to rule out an eventual pardon for I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, leaving open the chance he may wipe away the former White House aide's criminal…

Bush’s double standard

At the outset of the CIA-leak investigation, President Bush sternly warned that if any person in his administration "has violated the law, the person will be taken care of."…

Bush decision on Libby rallies loyalists

Most of America may be shocked and dismayed by President George W. Bush's decision to commute the prison sentence of convicted White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby but the rabid…

Can Bush limit Libby fallout?

President Bush's decision to spare former vice presidential aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby from going to prison — but not pardoning him — may have been an attempt to have…

Bush commutes Libby’s prison sentence

Just when things looked darkest for I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, when prison seemed all but certain, President Bush wiped away the former White House aide's 2 1/2-year sentence in the…