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  • Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice

    Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice
    Washington traditionally boasts about its' profiles in courage. Today, facing arguably the greatest potential financial crisis in American history, politics trumps economics as officials focus on the next election instead of the public interest. The...
  • No smoking tape but Patriots' rep singed again

     
    Reports detailing the eight video recordings that former Patriots??? employee Matt Walsh turned over to the league may not include any smoking tapes that go beyond what New England coach Bill Belichick already had admitted to but there are a......
  • Spygate could end today -- or not

     
    The much-anticipated meeting between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and former Patriots employee Matt Walsh is being held today and afterward, Goodell is scheduled to hold a press conference in New York apparently to disclose what he learned.The...
  • Negative sports vibes in New England

     
    There's a lot of negativity crackling through the New England sports atmosphere today.Of course, the Orioles made their contribution with last night's 5-4 win over the Red Sox but the big story up is the remnants from Spygate. After the......
  • No shock that Specter calls for Spygate investigation

     
    Well, it's not surprising that Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter didn't come away from his interview with Matt Walsh quite as satisfied as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that that there's no more to be learned about Spygate.During a press conference today,....
  • Specter gives up on Spygate

     
    Apparently, we can officially put Spygate behind us. U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter says that he is not seeking a Congressional inquiry into any further misdeeds by the New England Patriots. The Pennsylvania senator told the Philadelphia Daily News editorial...
  • U.S. Senate committee to hold hearing on rape investigations

    Concerned that police departments nationwide fail to fully investigate rapes, a congressional committee will examine the issue next week at a hearing spurred partly by a Baltimore Sun examination of the systemic underreporting of sex crimes. The Senate...
  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...
  • A cool nominee sidesteps hot issues

    WASHINGTON - Under intense pressure at his nationally televised Senate hearing yesterday, Judge John G. Roberts Jr. never lost his cool and never gave an inch. He was soft-spoken, even-tempered and smoothly evasive through a long day of questioning....
  • Roberts: Roe 'settled as precedent'

    WASHINGTON - During a long and sometimes contentious day of questioning, Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts Jr. called the landmark 1973 abortion rights case "settled as a precedent of the court." But he stopped short yesterday of pledging to...
  • Abuse incident foreshadowed Abu Ghraib

    WASHINGTON - At least two U.S. senators received letters and other contacts nearly a year ago from relatives of four Army reservists who were accused of abusing detainees at the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq, detailing dangerous conditions and low...
  • Senators defeat subpoena attempt

    WASHINGTON - Republicans lined up yesterday to defeat an attempt by Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats to subpoena Justice Department memos on the use of torture in the interrogations of suspected terrorists. But Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, a Utah...