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Three former Justice Department officials wrote a New York Times op-ed defending the subpoena of Associated Press reporters' phone records. Gwen Ifill talks with First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams and Michael Mukasey, former U.S. attorney general, about whether the department…
U.S. and U.K. Entangled in Legal Battle to Release Former IRA Militants' Stories…
Congress debated a shield law Thursday that would regulate journalists' relationships with their sources. The NewsHour talks to a legal expert and a former Justice Department official about the proposed legislation.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the House bill passed on Friday requiring the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces from Iraq by the fall of 2008 and the constitutional showdown between the president and Congress over the firing…
A House panel Wednesday approved subpoenas for Bush administration officials, including Karl Rove, Harriet Miers and Kyle Sampson, in the investigation into the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, but held off issuing them in hopes of avoiding a constitutional confrontation…
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