From The Washington Post: Finally! A Democratic Senator with a spine. Don't miss this online Tourney Tracker bracket generator. Three months ago it was "Cut and Run" and now it's doable. (Pssst! It's election time.)
From Newsweek: Hypocrisy from the Bush administration...no, really. Is abortion the new third rail for the GOP? There's fallout from the Dubai ports deal.
From The New York Times: The trial lawyer who screwed up the Moussaoui case had almost no criminal trial experience....and she's working on one of the single most important criminal cases of our time. Wow. Senate Republicans reject Pay-go budget strategy, yet again. Utility companies bilking us LEGALLY.
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From the Los Angeles Times: Moussaoui case is just one of a string of goofs in high profile terror trials.
From BlueNC: Rep. David Price (D-NC) goes on record in an in-depth don't-miss exclusive interview. Is there racism in school funding in Wake County? It's a Liddy Dole shakedown. The struggle for integrity in the NCGOP. The beginning of the end of Medicaid.
From U.S.A. Today: If you aren't feeling safe with port security do NOT read this article. GOP House leaders back ethics rules for lobbyists, but give themselves a pass. Government hires contractors who are in violation of tax laws. Almost every man's dream come true. They're doing this because?????
From U.S. News & World Reports: U.S. Ports still not safe. Bush said to be against eviscerating or emasculating members of Congress who opposed ports deal.
From Time: Bush trying to stay relevant. Is the Bush administration serious about regime change in Iraq?
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