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  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...
  • Lieberman: Stance On Iraq War Making It Difficult For Independent To Be A 'Bridge Builder'

    As the Senate prepared for its all-night debate on Iraq last month, Joseph Lieberman stood with Republicans and lambasted war opponents, most of them Democrats. ``They're already asleep about the consequences of an American defeat in Iraq for our...
  • No smoking tape but Patriots' rep singed again

     
    Reports detailing the eight video recordings that former Patriots??? employee Matt Walsh turned over to the league may not include any smoking tapes that go beyond what New England coach Bill Belichick already had admitted to but there are a......
  • Holder confirmation delayed

     
    by Josh Meyer Confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr., was delayed for a week today, after Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee placed a hold on it, complained that they have not been......
  • Holder: Smooth sailing from Specter

     
    Arlen Specter, one of the prime obstacles to the confirmation of Eric Holder, announced today that he will support the nomination of Obama's AG -- making Judiciary Committee approval tomorrow a near certainty. Like Obama and most Democrats, Specter......
  • Barack Obama's Super Bowl party

     
    by Mark Silvaand updated with guest list. No passing up a chance like the Super Bowl. For a good bipartisan bowl of chips and dips. And a good shot at the biggest national television audience of the year: President Barack......
  • Obama hits road, prime-time, for stimulus

     
    by James Oliphant With the Obama administration facing a make-or-break week for enacting a massive economic stimulus package, officials ramped up pressure on lawmakers Sunday to waste no time sending the bill to the president for his signature....
  • Senate passes stimulus: 'A good start'

     
    by Janet Hook The Senate has voted 61-37 to pass an $838 billion tax-cut and spending bill to boost the economy. The measure now goes to conference with the House, which has passed a $819 billion version of the bill.......
  • Senate says deal, House says hold on

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Simon, and updated Senate leaders said today that negotiators have struck a deal on a final version of a sweeping economic recovery package. If true, the bill could be sent to the president for his......
  • Stimulus: Winners depend on what works

     
    We see a number of people trying to declare winners and losers from the stimulus agreement, an approach that has become a staple of what passes for journalism these days. It's kind of like having an opinion on A-Rod......
  • Staffers scramble to finish stimulus bill

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Simon Congressional staffers worked overnight putting the finishing touches on the sprawling compromise stimulus bill that Democrats hope can be passed and signed into law by President's Day. House and Senate Democratic...