| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:33 PM
A CIA cable disclosed on Thursday showed that U.S. counterterrorism officials in 2003 discounted reports that a leader of the Sept. 11 attacks met an Iraqi intelligence official in Prague just before the attacks, further undermining a Bush...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Reading the executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program is a deeply disturbing exercise for those who believe that our country strayed far from its principles in a hysterical...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
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| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:24 PM
UPDATED: Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press."
Cheney will be in the studio with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview, NBC News said. "Meet the Press" airs at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:21 PM
In 1953, with Republicans holding a one-seat majority as the new Senate convened, independent Oregon Sen. Wayne Morse saw himself in a unique position of power.
To reinforce the point, he made a conspicuous entrance to the chamber on the session’s...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:36 PM
He gave up just once, opting last year to enter hospice care and stop taking nutrition through a feeding tube.
He wanted an end to the pain and surgeries and tubes and pumps that had sustained him after he was paralyzed from the chest down by an Iraqi...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:14 PM
It’s been a bad week for Stephen Fincher.
Who’s Fincher, you ask? He’s a back-bench Republican congressman from Tennessee whom nobody had ever heard of outside his district until his communications director, Elizabeth Lauten, went...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a 499-page executive summary Tuesday, which includes graphic details about sexual threats and other harsh interrogation techniques the CIA meted out to captured militants in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Americans have long known that, in the aftermath of Sept. 11, the CIA subjected suspected terrorists to inhuman and degrading treatment that amounted to nothing less than torture. A Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday documented that...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Think things can't get any worse with the approval rating of Congress polling as low as a 7 percent while national problems pile up and an increasingly dysfunctional House and Senate continue to set new records for sheer futility?
If so, you would be...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...