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Thursday, December 3, 2020

The ‘do nothing’ Congress

By MARGARET TALEV
McClatchy Newspapers

Returning home now for a month of summer campaigning, congressional Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for what some are calling the biggest "do-nothing" Congress since President Harry Truman hung that tag on lawmakers in 1948.

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Lieberman fights for survival

By Av Harris

Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman fought for survival against challenger Ned Lamont on Tuesday in a Democratic Senate primary focused on Lieberman’s support for the Iraq war and his relationship with President George W. Bush.

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Ney, dogged by Abramoff scandal, bows out

By Andrea Hopkins

Republican Rep. Bob Ney, dogged by ties to disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, dropped out of the U.S. mid-term election race on Monday in a move that analysts said hurts Democratic chances of gaining ground in the November ballot.

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CIA operatives beat Afghan prisoners

By Matthew Bigg

A CIA contractor beat an Afghan prisoner so badly he pleaded to be shot to end his pain, prosecutors said on Monday at the start of a trial that raises questions about the treatment of detainees by U.S. interrogators.

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