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  • Plame case documents subpoenaed

     
    by Katie Fretland The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Attorney General Michael Mukasey to turn over documents relating to the leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity -- the case that led to the conviction of former Cheney chief......
  • At Ramadan Iftar dinner, Obama supports new mosque on private property near Ground Zero

     
    Full text of Democrat's White House dinner remarks supporting the controversial proposal and the official dinner guest list....
  • Stephen Colbert's testimony: Mocking Congress?

     
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer confirmed Sunday that Democrats can be just as cranky as Republicans when being made fun of on their own turf. According to the New York Daily News: Even some Democrats thought Stephen Colbert's Capital Hill routine was...
  • Writers Guild worries about news degradation under Comcast-NBC Universal

     
    The quality of television news could deteriorate further under a Comcast-controlled NBC Universal, the Writers Guild of America East warned Wednesday in letters to key Washington officials overseeing the government's review of the proposed merger. "True...
  • Citigroup to support mortgage relief plan

     
    by James Oliphant Senate leaders will announce Thursday an agreement with Citigroup in which the financial giant will throw its support behind legislation that allows homeowners in bankruptcy to modify the terms of their mortgages. The provision has...
  • Rove subpoenaed by Congress again

     
    by Frank James If Karl Rove thought congressional Democrats were going to let bygones be bygones, just because one of their own now occupies the White House, he was mistaken. Rep. John Conyers, the House Judiciary Committee chairman, has subpoenaed......
  • Sanjay Gupta out as surgeon general

     
    by Mark Silva Dr. Sanjay Gupta won't be making any White House calls. The television medical reporter and surgeon whose name was floated as a candidate for surgeon general in the Obama administration, has withdrawn from consideration -- says the......
  • Liberals: Impeach "torture memo" judge

     
    By Rebecca Cole Even as members of Congress suss out the best way to investigate the detainee interrogation program adopted under former President Bush, some liberal activists are clamoring for quicker action: impeach Judge Jay Bybee for his signing of......
  • Obama a no-show in Georgia Senate race

     
    Tribune Correspondent James Oliphant spent last week in Georgia, covering the U.S. Senate runoff between Republican Saxby Chambliss and Democrat Jim Martin. The race could determine the success of the Democratic legislative agenda. Here is his report:...
  • Sanjay Gupta's House problem: Conyers

     
    by Mark Silva Sanjay Gupta may have one more House call to make. Before he heads to Capitol Hill for confirmation as surgeon general -- though the problem that the well-known tele-doctor has may not be so much in the......
  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......