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  • One-time Obama funder convicted on multiple felonies

     
    In offering fodder for his foes, Barack Obama's political links go beyond alleged radical chic into the standard nonpartisan stuff of fundraising and coziness. Chicago's Tony Rezko was convicted this afternoon on felony counts, as the AP reports here........
  • McCain v. Obama: Supreme Court

     
    by Mark Silva The Supreme Court is not on the ballot in November. But it may as well be. On any number of critical issues, the inclinations of Republican Sen. John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama on the appointments of......
  • Court rules on U.S. citizens held in Iraq

     
    by James Oliphant In a decision related to its landmark holding Thursday granting Guantanamo detainees habeas corpus rights, the Supreme Court held that American citizens held prisoner in Iraq can also challenge their detentions in federal court. The...
  • Court backs Gitmo detainees

     
    by James Oliphant In a body-blow to the Bush administration's anti-terrorism policies, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that prisoners held at the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have a constitutional right to challenge their detentions in civilian...
  • Supreme Court to review Ashcroft suit

     
    John Ashcroft, right, and Robert Mueller. (EPA PHOTO/JOE MARQUETTE) by James Oliphant Not a tremendous amount of drama emanating out of the Supreme Court Monday, even as the term rushes toward its conclusion. But the stage is set for......
  • Gitmo blowback: Obama misstep? A "9/10 mindset"?

     
    Obama is getting hit hard by McCain today, in a conference call, for an interview in which he appeared to go beyond supporting the recent Supreme Court decision granting habeas corpus rights to Guantanamo detainees (which McCain opposed) by......
  • Obama: GOP not credible on terror

     
    by Mike Dorning Barack Obama told reporters today that he would take no lectures from Republicans on which candidate would keep the nation safer from terrorism, rebuking John McCain aides who tried to portray him as naive on the struggle......
  • DNC seeks FEC action on McCain

     
    by James Oliphant The Democratic National Committee is again attempting to a dent John McCain's maverick aura. A committee lawyer said Tuesday that the party will seek to force the Federal Election Commission to take action on its complaint that......
  • Lawyer???s response to my post: Welcome to our world

     
    Time for a little blogosphere sharing today. There???s an attorney who goes by the pseudonym Rumpole who runs a Miami-Dade based legal blog, Justice Building, who wrote an eloquent response to my post last week about the free speech case......
  • Bush Florida-bound for Cuban in distress

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with clarifications at 2 p.m. President Bush is bound for Florida today to do what he does best: Raise money. For someone in need. He will be raising it this afternoon for two of......
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. 13,471

     
    With the trial in luxury auto dealer Norman Braman's lawsuit against Miami-Dade County, the city of Miami and the Marlins set to begin Tuesday, the timetable is in flux again. At the request of Braman's attorney, Bob Martinez, Miami-Dade Circuit......