President Bush on Tuesday dismissed as "finger-pointing" criticism from his predecessor Bill Clinton of his counter-terrorism efforts in the months leading up to the September 11 attacks.
Bemoaning an election-year leak, President George W. Bush on Tuesday said he would declassify parts of a secret terrorism document that included a judgment the Iraq war had spread Islamic extremism.
By DAVID ESPO
Retired military officers on Monday bluntly accused Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld of bungling the war in Iraq, saying U.S. troops were sent to fight without the best equipment and that critical facts were hidden from the public.
By BOB LEWIS
A noted political scientist joined one of Sen. George Allen’s former college football teammates in claiming the senator used a racial slur to refer to blacks in the early 1970s, a claim Allen dismisses as "ludicrously false."
By BARBARA BARRETT
With less than a week before Congress begins its fall recess, Sen. Arlen Specter said he doesn’t expect much action on the terrorism interrogation bill that’s attracted so much attention.