Security Council to Review Iran Nuke Case — LONDON - The United States and the other four permanent members of the U.N. Security Council reached surprising agreement Tuesday that Iran should be hauled before that powerful body over its disputed nuclear program.
"It Is The Only Way We Can Live" — So we only got 25 Senators to vote for a filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee who, if defeated, would be replaced by someone just as bad by a president in the pocket of his radical right wing. Well. — Do you know how many votes the Republicans managed …
Two Nominee Strategies. One Worked. — WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 — The week before his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. e-mailed the text of his opening statement to the White House. It included very little about his legal thinking, dwelled at length on his family …
Senate Ends Alito Filibuster Attempt — 75-25 Vote Virtually Assures Nominee's Confirmation — By a 72-25 vote, the Senate cut off a symbolic filibuster attempt today on the Supreme Court nomination of Samuel A. Alito Jr., all but assuring that the federal appeals court judge will be confirmed Tuesday morning by the Senate.
Gonzales Is Challenged on Wiretaps — Feingold Says Attorney General Misled Senators in Hearings — Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.) charged yesterday that Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales misled the Senate during his confirmation hearing a year ago when he appeared to try to avoid answering …
SUPPORT DENMARK: WHY THE FORBIDDEN CARTOONS MATTER — Last October, I blogged about a Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, and its cartoonists being threatened by Muslim extremists for publishing cartoons about the prophet Muhammad deemed offensive by Islamist p.c. bulllies. See here and here.
Protests Over Muhammad Cartoon Grow — BEIRUT, Lebanon - The controversy over Danish caricatures of Prophet Muhammad escalated Monday as gunmen seized an EU office in Gaza and Muslims appealed for a trade boycott of Danish products. Denmark called for its citizens in the Middle East to exercise vigilance.
Exxon profit tops $10 billion, capping record year — NEW YORK (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM.N: Quote, Profile, Research), the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Monday reported a quarterly profit of $10.7 billion, capping a year of record earnings dominated by surging oil and gas prices.
Judge seats jury in Enron trial — Lay says trial is an opportunity to clear his name — U.S. District Judge Sim Lake today completed the task of selecting and swearing in 12 jurors and four alternates in the highly anticipated Enron trial. — Sixteen people from Houston …
Tasting Victory, Liberals Instead Have a Food Fight — The new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds congressional Democrats in the best position they've held in 14 years, besting President Bush and Republican lawmakers on Iraq, the economy, health care, immigration, ethics and more.
What Hamas Is Seeking — DAMASCUS, Syria — A new era in the struggle for Palestinian liberation is upon us. Through historic fair and free elections, the Palestinian people have spoken. — Accordingly, America's long-standing tradition of supporting the oppressed's rights to self-determination should not waver.
Coretta Scott King dead at 78 — Widow of civil rights leader suffered heart attack in August — Coretta Scott King speaks during an interview at the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in this Jan. 13, 2004 file photo. — NBC VIDEO … ATLANTA - Coretta Scott King …
Senate Clears the Way for Final Vote on Alito Confirmation — WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 — The nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. for the Supreme Court cleared an all-important procedural hurdle in the Senate this afternoon as liberal Democrats failed to muster enough support to block a vote on his confirmation.
President facing 'gray and gloomy' electorate — NBC/WSJ poll: Small slice of good news for Bush on domestic wiretap issue … WASHINGTON - — Mark Murray — Heading into Tuesday's State of the Union address and the beginning of the 2006 political season, President Bush faces …
ANOTHER IMPRUDENT DEM — As the Democratic Party continues its slide into disrepute, there doesn't seem to be any bottom in sight. Here is the latest smear from the Dems: candidate Coleen Rowley has published a despicable slander of my own Congressman and friend, John Kline, depicting him as a Nazi.
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