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6:35 AM ET, May 28, 2006

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CBS News:
AG, FBI Chief Made A Stand Over Raid  —  Gonzales And Mueller Hinted At Resignation In Battle With Congress  —  (CBS/AP) Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI director Robert Mueller signaled they would resign this week rather than give in to Congress in a dispute over an FBI raid …
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Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
Threats led Bush to intervene in FBI fight  —  WASHINGTON - The constitutional showdown that followed the FBI's search of a congressman's office came down to this: The House threatened budgetary retaliation against the Justice Department.  Justice officials raised the prospect of resigning.
John King / CNN:
Rumpus over FBI raid leads to talk of resignations  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Top officials at the Justice Department and the FBI were prepared to resign if President Bush had ordered them to return materials seized from a Congressman's office, two senior administration officials said.
Discussion: Sister Toldjah and Daily Kos
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Constitutional Squabble May Have Earlier Roots
Discussion: TalkLeft and The Democratic Daily
Hindrocket / Power Line:   WISHFUL THINKING  —  The media would love to help the Democrats …
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Back in the Limelight, Gore Insists He's Over Politics  —  WASHINGTON, May 27 — "I wanted it, and it was not to be," said Al Gore, the former vice president and two-time presidential candidate.  "I am not pursuing it.  I have been there, and I have done that."
Discussion: MyDD
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Caroline Daniel / Financial Times:
Democrats wary about signing up as Clinton campaign gathers pace  —  At a breakfast in Washington recently, a former senior member of Bill Clinton's cabinet offered only an exaggerated Gallic shrug when faced with this question: Could Hillary Clinton win a national election?
Discussion: David Sirota
Caroline Daniel / MSNBC:   Murdoch to host fundraiser for Hillary Clinton campaign
Craig Crawford / CQPolitics.com:
Homing In on Hillary  —  The new swoon for Al Gore among …
Discussion: The Decembrist
Kate Zernike / New York Times:
Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss  —  John Kerry starts by showing the entry in a log he kept from 1969: "Feb 12: 0800 run to Cambodia."  —  He moves on to the photographs: his boat leaving the base at Ha Tien, Vietnam; the harbor; the mountains fading frame by frame as the boat heads north …
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Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Bring It On  —  John Kerry wants to re-fight the Swift Boats wars.  My goodness, that is the only thing that could get the Times to cover this - during his campaign they stayed about as far from this story as Kerry was from Cambodia at Christmas time.  —  Let me seize on just one detail …
Robert H. Reid / Associated Press:
Analysis: Marine scandal could roil Iraq  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. military is bracing for a major scandal over the alleged slaying of Iraqi civilians by Marines in Haditha — charges so serious they could threaten President Bush's effort to rally support at home for an increasingly unpopular war.
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Agence France Presse:
'Gunfire' false alarm sparks panic in the US Capitol  —  WASHINGTON (AFP) - Tactical teams wearing flak jackets and police sniffer dogs swarmed through several US Congress buildings after an erroneous report of gunfire forced a lockdown of the sprawling Capitol office complex.
Discussion: DownWithTyranny!
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New York Times:
Capital Offices Cleared After Report of Gunfire
Discussion: News Hounds
Hossam el-Hamalawy / The Arabist:
A Letter from Sharqawi  —  Mohamed el-Sharqawi has sent a testimony on his arrest and torture, from Tora Prison.  —  Here's the English translation of it:  —  A Letter from Mohamed el-Sharqawi  —  Kidnapped on 25 May, Currently in Cell 8-1, Mahkoum Tora  —  How I was kidnapped, beaten and tortured for eight hours?
White House:
President Delivers Commencement Address at the United States Military Academy at West Point  —  United States Military Academy at West Point  —  THE PRESIDENT: Thank you for the warm welcome.  General Lennox, Secretary Harvey, members of the United States Congress, Academy staff and faculty …
CNN:
Iraqi minister defends Iranian nuclear program  —  'Every country has right' to nuclear technology, Zebari says  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology and the international community should drop its demands that Tehran prove it's not trying to build a nuclear weapon …
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Alberto J. Mora / Washington Post:
An Affront To American Values  —  In response to the 3,000 murders on Sept. 11, 2001, our nation went to war.  In Afghanistan, our targets were the al-Qaeda perpetrators and the Taliban regime that aided and abetted them.  In Iraq, the target was an unstable tyrant who had a history …
Hindrocket / Power Line:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US  —  Power Line is four years old this weekend.  I originally set the site up on Blogger; I was stumped for a name, and "Power Line" was suggested by a thirteen-year-old friend of my oldest daughter.  On the Tuesday after Memorial Day, I asked Scott, my long-time writing partner, to join me on the site.
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
With a Few Humble Words, Bush Silences His Texas Swagger  —  WASHINGTON, May 26 — What happened to the Texas swagger?  —  Maybe it went the way of his poll numbers.  Maybe this is a newly reflective President Bush.  Or maybe the first lady had her say.  —  Whatever the case …
Discussion: Media Needle and The Left Coaster
Jerusalem Post:
Ahmadinejad threatens Europe  —  Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned Europe that it should support his country's nuclear program or "suffer the consequences."  —  In an interview to be published in the German Der Spiegel on Sunday, Ahmadinejad also expressed his doubt regarding the Holocaust …
Alan Sipress / Washington Post:
Residents Flee Violence in East Timor Capital  —  DILI, East Timor, May 27 — Thousands of people in East Timor's capital fled Saturday to churches, schools and other sanctuaries after surging violence between factions inside the security forces this week ignited a wider feud between residents …
Discussion: Publius Pundit and Instapundit.com
 
 
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Foundation Rescinds Book Award to Death by a Thousand Cuts …
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