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  • Democratic lawmakers will seek a phased withdrawal from Iraq

    WASHINGTON — Democrats poised to take control of Congress said Sunday that they would press to begin a phased U.S. military withdrawal from Iraq within four to six months, part of an agenda aimed at overhauling key aspects of U.S. policy in the...
  • Senate on verge of new agenda

    Senate on verge of new agenda
    WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday began planning their return to power as the chamber's majority, capping their party's strong showing in the 2006 election by claiming victories in closely contested races in Montana and Virginia. The wins,...
  • Tell us another one, Mr. Vice President

    TO PARAPHRASE President Reagan, there he goes again. On Rush Limbaugh's radio program last week, Vice President Dick Cheney spoke about Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab Zarqawi and stated: "He went to Baghdad. He took up residence there before we ever...
  • Don't dump Maliki

    What does sovereignty mean? In the case of Iraq, Washington can't seem to decide. On June 28, 2004, the United States ceremoniously ended its occupation of Iraq by transferring sovereignty to its hand-picked interim prime minister, Iyad Allawi. Three...
  • The politics of defense

    Today, Carter and Korb begin their Dust-Up with a discussion on the extent to which Congress should intervene in military matters. Later in the week, they'll discuss the Air Force tanker contract, torture policies and more. Where have you gone, Congress?...
  • The 'surge' is working

    As recently as a month ago, it appeared that Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker would be running into a withering fusillade of rhetorical fire when they appeared on Capitol Hill to report on the progress of the "surge" in Iraq. Now that...
  • Accused Ft. Hood gunman observed by San Diego task force

    Accused Ft. Hood gunman observed by San Diego task force
    How closely is the accused Ft. Hood gunman tied to terrorism and did a San Diego task force handle that information properly? Those are the questions being asked after the massacre that killed 13 people. At issue- emails between accused shooter Major...
  • Most U.S. firms avoided taxes: report

     
    by Frank James Here's some information that could easily become fodder for the presidential and congressional campaigns. The General Accountability Office, Congress's investigative agency, has a report out today that says most corporations didn't pay...
  • McCain unsurprised by Powell Obama nod

     
    (AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...
  • Is waterboarding torture?

     
    by Frank James At yesterday's confirmation hearing for Adm. Dennis Blair who is President Barack Obama's nominee for director of national intelligence, there was a fascinating exchange between Blair and Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) Levin sought a bright-line...
  • Citigroup hits turbulence for $50 mill. jet

     
    by Frank James Memo to Citigroup: You might want to get your crisis-management people cranked up because Washington is up in arms about reports that the troubled financial-services giant which received a $45 billion federal bailout still intends to take.....
  • Citigroup: No TARP funds used for jet

     
    by Frank James In a Monday post, I wrote that Citigroup had better have a good explanation for Congress for the company;s controversial deicision to accept delivery of a $50 million corporate jet after receiving $45 billion in taxpayer bailout......