A Senate panel approved a bill Thursday allowing detainees in Guantanamo Bay to challenge their "enemy combatant" status. The NewsHour reports on the details of the current legal process available to detainees.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe met with President Bush Wednesday for the first of three days of meetings with U.S. government officials over a proposed bilateral free trade agreement. Ray Suarez speaks with President Uribe about U.S. aid, trade and combating…
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales fielded tough questions about the firing of eight U.S. attorneys at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday. Committee leaders Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Arlen Specter, R-Pa., discuss his testimony.
Kyle Sampson, the former chief of staff to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that his former boss gave inaccurate statements when he said that he wasn't involved in the firing of U.S. attorneys.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Sen. Patrick Leahy, ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Thursday that he would oppose the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court, joining several other senior Democrats.
Senate Judiciary Committee ranking Democrat Patrick Leahy of Vermont expressed concern over lost documents from John Roberts' Reagan years and discussed his views of the candidate.
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