Vet Groups to Appeal Judge’s Decision

A federal Judge has ruled that he lacks the legal authority to force the Department
of Veterans Affairs to immediately treat war veterans suffering from post-traumatic
stress disorder (PTSD) and could not order the VA to overhaul its internal systems …
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Senate Approves Bill to Fund Iraq War Until Mid-09

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a $162 billion emergency spending bill late Thursday
to continue funding the occupation of Iraq and the war in Afghanistan well into 2009,
without a timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops.
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Ex Weapons Inspector: US Will Attack Iran

In 2002, Scott Ritter, the former Chief United Nations Weapons Inspector In Iraq,
publicly accused the Bush administration of lying to Congress and the public about
assertions that Iraq was hiding a chemical and biological weapons arsenal.
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Rising Health Care Costs Causing Economic Woes

Skyrocketing health care costs are taking a toll on the nation’s long-term economic
well being, requiring an immediate “multipronged solution” before the “window
of opportunity” to address the issue closes, according to a new report by the Government …
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Top Dems Hand Bush Key Victories

In November 2006 when Democrats won control of Congress for the first time in 12
years, Rep. Nancy Pelosi explained the significance behind the record voter turnout
that helped shift the balance of power in Washington.
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Democrats Give White House Blank-Check For Iraq

A Democratic engineered emergency supplemental bill to continue funding the occupation
of Iraq and the war in Afghanistan to the tune of $162 billion is expected to win
bipartisan support, aides to leaders in the House said late Wednesday.
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McCain’s Nuclear Policy Identical to Bush Admin’s

GOP Presidential candidate John McCain’s ambitious plan to build 45 new nuclear
reactors by 2030 as a means to combat global warming and add juice to the power grid
is a policy ripped from the Bush administration’s failed National Energy Policy, …
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Interrogation Methods Were Developed at Guantanamo

Top Pentagon officials developed the harsh interrogation methods used against detainees
at Guantanamo less than a month before the Justice Department issued two now repudiated
memorandums that gave interrogators legal cover to employ the tactics, according …
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Judge Rules in Missing Email Case

Congressman Henry Waxman, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Government
Reform Committee, issued a subpoena Monday morning to the Attorney General Michael
Mukasey demanding he turn over the FBI’s interview transcripts of President Bush …
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Waxman Subpoenas DOJ for Bush, Cheney’s Plame-Leak

Congressman Henry Waxman, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Government
Reform Committee, issued a subpoena Monday morning to the Attorney General Michael
Mukasey demanding he turn over the FBI’s interview transcripts of President Bush …
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