As Texas Rangers and prosecutors prepared to arrest members of a polygamous sect, advocates and critics of the sect headed to Washington for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
SDEROT, Israel (AP) — From the solemnity of a Holocaust museum to a dusty village battered by Hamas rockets, Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama on Wednesday professed “an unshakable commitment to the security” of Israel, whether the threat comes from terrorists, Iran or elsewhere….
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, on his first visit to Washington as Israel’s top military officer, said on Wednesday it was crucial to block what he called “Iranian aggression” in the Middle East.
Making it increasingly clear that the Congressional debate is more a matter of political positioning than policy, the Senate failed to agree on the ground rules for considering an energy bill.
Karl Rove denied that he had anything to do with the Justice Department’s bribery prosecution of former Gov. Don Siegelman of Alabama, a Democrat.