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Bush skirts law with ‘signing statements’

President George W. Bush breaks the law by failing to follow provisions of legislation passed by Congress and illegally modifies those bills through the use of "signing statements" that add…

Another Gonzales aide bails out

Another Justice Department official involved in the controversial firings of federal prosecutors is resigning, the department said on Friday. Mike Elston, the chief of staff to outgoing Deputy Attorney General Paul…

Gonzales under investigation

The US Justice Department is investigating its own chief, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, to see if he tried to skew testimony over the firings of nine federal prosecutors, officials said. Two…

Pace says he was forced out

In his first public comments on the Bush administration's surprise decision to replace him as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Gen. Peter Pace disclosed that he had…

Video: Libby must begin jail sentence

A Gonzales by any other name

Forget about whether Attorney General Alberto Gonzales remembers too little, deletes too many e-mails, fires federal prosecutors for partisan reasons or justifies the use of cruel and unusual punishment. The…

Did Gonzo tamper with testimony?

The Justice Department is investigating U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales's meeting with a former top aide about the controversial firing of federal prosecutors last year, according to a letter released…

Judge to Libby: Go to jail

A federal judge said Thursday he will not delay a 2 1/2-year prison sentence for I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby in the CIA leak case, a ruling that could send the…

Putting the brakes on Bush

Slowly, too slowly, the federal courts are chipping away at President Bush's unbridled assertion of presidential power as long as it's done in the name of the war on…

Libby headed back to court

Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is headed back to court to try to forestall his 2 1/2-year prison term in the CIA leak case. Libby, the former chief…