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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Gonzales admits Bush blocked NSA domestic spying probe

By MARK SHERMAN

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Tuesday that President Bush personally blocked Justice Department lawyers from pursuing an internal probe of the warrantless eavesdropping program that monitors Americans’ international calls and e-mails when terrorism is suspected.

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Cheney rejects Iraq timetabe

By MIKE GLOVER

Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday rejected a call from some Democrats for a timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, arguing that it would run counter to American interests.

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Hispanics unhappy with both parties

By FERNANDO QUINTERO

The national debate on immigration — and the passage of tough new illegal-immigration laws in Colorado — have some Hispanic voters feeling betrayed by both political parties, but particularly the Democratic Party, which they say has traditionally been on their side.

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Hideous monotony of death

By DAN K. THOMASSON 

In his last column published after his death, the famed war correspondent Ernie Pyle, anticipating the end of World War II, wrote about being overwhelmed by the hideous monotony of death he had witnessed from North Africa to Okinawa. The bodies, he said, seemed stacked one on another over the years of slaughter.

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Buying votes the caucus way

By LARRY MARGASAK and SHARON THEIMER

On a sunny Tuesday, House members who belong to the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus left suits and ties behind, grabbed shotguns and headed for the firing range.

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Been there, done that

By LISA HOFFMAN 

For Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, the current crisis in Lebanon might seem to be a "been-there, done-that" situation.

That’s because, in essence, it is. When the United States evacuated American civilians from that war-wracked country in 1976 – almost exactly 30 years ago – Rumsfeld was secretary of defense and Cheney was a key part of the White House inner circle that oversaw the emergency rescue.

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Bayh challenges Dems

By LIZ SIDOTI

Sen. Evan Bayh, weighing a run for president in 2008, challenged the Democratic Party to establish an agenda aimed at middle-class voters, a critical constituency that he said the party has let slip away.

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Vets drop suit over Kerry film

By MARYCLAIRE DALE

Three Vietnam War veterans who sued over a documentary about Sen. John Kerry’s anti-war activities have dropped their lawsuits, leaving just one court fight pending over the 2004 film.

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Senator’s stupdity is ‘Net fodder

by LIZ RUSKIN
McClatchy Newspapers 

Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, is enduring no end of ridicule in the blogosphere for his recent explanation, in a Commerce Committee debate, of how the Internet works.

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