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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Lawyers: Libby ’sacrificed’ to save Rove

Top White House officials tried to blame vice presidential aide “Scooter” Libby for the 2003 leak of a CIA operative’s identity to protect President Bush’s political strategist, Karl Rove, Libby’s defense attorney said Tuesday as his perjury trial began.

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Scooter Libby (AP Photo)

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Lawyers: Libby ’sacrificed’ to save Cheney, Rove

Top White House officials tried to blame vice presidential aide “Scooter” Libby for the 2003 leak of a CIA operative’s identity to protect President Bush’s political strategist, Karl Rove, Libby’s defense attorney said Tuesday as his perjury trial began.

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Bush faces open revolt over Iraq

An increasingly-isolated President George W. Bush heads into tonight’s State of the Union Speech facing mounting opposition to his failed Iraq war policies and escalating defections from his own party.

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Taliban leader mocks Bush

Osama bin Laden’s right-hand man Ayman al-Zawahiri has mocked President George W. Bush’s plan to send extra troops to Iraq, saying he should send his entire army to be annihilated.

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Getting serious about reform

It turns out that Congress was serious about ethics reform with the Senate following the House in passing a strong corrective to business as usual and by a reassuringly large margin of 96 to 2. And they did it before the State of the Union address, the traditional kickoff to the legislative year.

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You want options? We got options

One of the prominent arguments that President Bush has made in favor of a 21,500-troop surge in Iraq is the assertion that no one else has a better plan. Challenging skeptics, he says, “To oppose everything while proposing nothing is irresponsible.” And since you don’t have any better ideas, he says, give the surge a chance. It might work.

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Removing temptation from Congress

By DAN K. THOMASSON 

The task of cleaning up Congress probably would be easier if lawmakers were paid what the job is supposed to be worth, eliminating at least some of the temptation that makes them so vulnerable to influence peddling.

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The Presidential stampede

The moment every American with even a casual interest in politics knew was coming has come: Hillary Rodham Clinton, current U.S. senator and former first lady, is running for president.

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Pandering for Hispanic votes?

Press “1” for English. Press “2” for Spanish.

But make a foreign-language speech in the U.S. Capitol, and you’re sure to press Republican Rep. Tom Tancredo’s buttons.

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