Politics

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  • September 30, 2005  

    New York Times reporter Judith Miller testified in front of a grand jury on the leak of a CIA operative’s name. Miller spent 85 days in jail protecting the name of her source until the source gave her a waiver, clearing her to testify. Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig talks about Miller’s testimony. Continue reading

  • September 30, 2005  

    Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the indictment of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, the investigation into stock sales by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Judge John Roberts’ confirmation as chief justice of the United States. Continue reading

  • September 29, 2005  

    A report on the confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts. Continue reading

  • September 29, 2005  

    A report on the Iraq war hearings presented before the Senate and House Armed Services committees. Continue reading

  • September 28, 2005   BY  

    A Texas grand jury indicted House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, and two of his political aides Wednesday, charging them with one count of criminal conspiracy in connection with an alleged illegal campaign finance scheme. Continue reading

  • September 28, 2005  

    A Texas grand jury indicted House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, on Wednesday in connection with an alleged illegal campaign finance scheme. Two experts discuss the indictment and its impact. Continue reading

  • September 28, 2005  

    A new report alleges the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division abused Iraqi prisoners in 2003 and 2004. Two experts assess the allegations and discuss where the Army should go from here. Continue reading

  • September 27, 2005   BY  

    President Bush on Tuesday nominated federal judge John Roberts Jr., described as a strong conservative with an unassuming manner, to the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

  • September 27, 2005   BY  

    Iran threatened Tuesday to use its trade ties to punish countries that voted over the weekend to refer Tehran to the U.N. Security Council for failing to convince the international community that its nuclear program is peaceful. Continue reading

  • September 27, 2005  

    Former Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Michael Brown defended his role in the federal government’s response to Hurricane Katrina, blaming the slow reaction on the lack of preparedness at the state and local level. Continue reading