Much of Bush's war on terrorism has been waged in the shadows. But with secret surveillance and detention programs now exposed, the Administration has been forced to reckon with the lights, and the law. The President has offered two bills to put his programs on a legal footing. So far, the strongest opposition has come from his own party.
Leveraging the Lobbyist Scandal
For a congressional candidate, a presidential visit during campaign season is a sought-after opportunity...
A Guide to the Terrorism Bills
Much of Bush's war on terrorism has been waged in the shadows. But with secret surveillance and detention programs now exposed, the Administration has been forced to reckon with the lights, and the law.
White House officials, potentially vulnerable to prosecution in the wake of the Supreme Court's Hamdan decision, break out the big guns in a battle over detainees
Why Lindsey Graham Is Blocking Bush on Terror Trials
The conservative senator has been an Administration ally in the past, but he thinks Bush's restrictions on the rights of defendants are "a bridge too far"
It's the Security, Stupid
No matter what the issue - terrorism, immigration or flat wages and higher taxes - the code word this election season is "security"
Profiling the Terrorists
The bios of the 14 terrorists being sent to Gitmo read like a collection of terrorist job applications
Why the GOP May Not Gain from Lieberman's Loss
With the Connecticut Senator vowing to run as an independent, Republicans would be licking their chops - if only they had more confidence in their candidate
Like Father, Like Son
Vietnam hero and Senator JOHN MCCAIN has unyieldingly backed the Iraq war. Now son Jimmy is heading to boot camp and, maybe, to battle
BUSH'S BILL would allow--but not require--the President to seek approval for the National Security Agency's (NSA's) no-warrant electronic-surveillance program from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court. Bush has said he would seek the court's approval for the...
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