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  • GOP tips its Holder questions

     
    by Frank James The Republican National Committee telegraphs the topics Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans will grill Eric Holder on today at his confirmation hearing to be President-elect Barack Obama's Attorney General. Actually, some Democrats may...
  • Obama's busy first full day as president

     
    by Frank James With the pomp and ceremony of his inauguration as the nation's first African American commander-in-chief largely behind him, President Barack Obama was expected on his first full day in the Oval Office to take up the three......
  • Gilli: The Great Evolver wants to stop deportations

     
    Kirsten Gillibrand certainly is evolving fast. A week ago, she was opposed to any sort of "amnesty" for illegal immigrants, opposed giving drivers licenses to illegals, favored making English the official language, favored tough sanctions on employers who...
  • Obama team careful in Sudan minefield

     
    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, center, attends a graduation ceremony at an air force academy near Khartoum, Sudan, Wednesday, March 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Abd Raouf) by Frank James It was about as straightforward as a question can get: does President........
  • Susan Rice: U.S. won't tolerate violations

     
    by Mark Silva The United States "will not stand for violations of international law,'' Susan Rice, the Obama administration's ambassador to the United Nations, said today, in the wake of a North Korean missile launch that flew in the face......
  • Obama's illegal alien aunt has court date

     
    by Frank James President Barack Obama's Kenyan aunt who is in the U.S. illegally had an immigration court date today in Boston at which a judge set her asylum hearing date for next February. Zeituni Onyango, half sister to Obama's......
  • CIA interrogation abuses detailed anew

     
    by Greg Miller The Obama administration disclosed new cases of alleged abuse in the CIA's interrogation program today,issuing a report that described how prisoners were choked to the point of passing out and threatened with harm to their immediate...
  • Obama accepts Nobel, seeks 'just peace'

     
    Read a full text of the president's Nobel Lecture below the fold. See the president's speech here and read the full report from Oslo, updated at the conclusion at 8:20 am EST. (Also see, below the fold, the toast that......
  • 9/11 trial: White House urged to move

     
    by Julian E. Barnes and Christi Parsons Key presidential advisors are pushing to move the trial of the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks to a military commission, abandoning plans to try Khalid Sheik Mohammed and others in federal......
  • Ukraine and Russia have created an international disorder

    An international disorder unmatched since the interwar 1930s has been created by the drama of Ukraine and the Russians, combined with the inherent self-destructive forces of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the developing civil war over theological as...
  • Orange you glad that Bird is back at Disney?

    Orange you glad that Bird is back at Disney?
    Ramblings and a semi-rant of a Theme Park Ranger: •I can't get over the outpouring of love for Orange Bird, the cartoon character that returned to Magic Kingdom last month. Some Disney fans have been jubilant ever since. His appeal could be...