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  • 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...
  • Miss USA Rima Fakih returns to Michigan to vote

     
    Among Tuesday's more obscure election results: At least one very pretty lady, Miss USA Rima Fakih, turned out to vote in Dearborn, Mich. Fakih, 25, flew in from New York to her 14th District hometown to pose for pics and......
  • House votes to outlaw sales of 'crush videos' documenting animal cruelty

     
    WASHINGTON — The House on Monday voted to ban so-called crush videos that depict the abuse and killing of animals. The measure would revive, with some modifications, a 1999 law that was struck down by the Supreme Court in April......
  • Committee votes for Rove contempt

     
    by Katie Fretland and updated The House Judiciary Committee this morning voted in favor of finding former Bush advisor Karl Rove in contempt of Congress for his refusal of a subpoena to testify before the panel. The committee voted along......
  • White House probed one book at a time

     
    by Johanna Neuman Maybe this is why Texan Lamar Smith, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, disdainfully refers to the committee's investigation into President Bush's policies as "the book-of-the-month club." Since George W. Bush...
  • 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......
  • ACORN, McCain's not so merry-go-round

     
    by Frank James It's been a busy few days of charges, countercharges, an apparent Federal Bureau of Investigations leak, you name it, between ACORN, the community organizing group and its Republican tormenters who blame it for everything from trying to.......
  • Taxpayers on hook for Gonzales defense

     
    Most of the attention paid to the Justice Department these days focuses on its future in a new administration, presumably under the leadership of Eric Holder, President-elect Obama's pick for Attorney General to replace caretaker AG Michael Mukasey....
  • 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:...
  • Four arrested in protest of Karl Rove

     
    by Katie Fretland Former Bush advisor Karl Rove was invited to speak at a GOP fundraiser in Des Moines, Iowa, but he did not get the warmest of welcomes from four residents who pledged to arrest him. Law enforcement officers......
  • Send Rove to jail petition passes 100,000

     
    (Brave New Films used the video above to promote the petition) by Katie Fretland A petition to send former White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove to jail over refusing a subpoena to testify before a House committee has......