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Karl Rove to Cooperate with federal grand jury probing firings of U.S. attorneys; As for Congress, that’s another story

I have a story posted tonight on Talking Points Memo quoting Karl Rove’s attorney saying that Rove will cooperate with the federal grand jury probe of the firings of nine U.S. attorneys. The lede to the story: Karl Rove will … Continue reading

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The McCain campaign responds to my Timmons story… sorta.

Via Satyah Khanna at Think Progress: Yesterday, Murray Waas revealed that the head of Sen. John McCain’s transition team, power lobbyist William Timmons, was involved in a lobbying effort on behalf of Saddam Hussein in the early 1990s “to ease … Continue reading

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Running On Empty

From my buddy Sam Stein: Singer, songwriter, liberal activist and now John McCain scourge Jackson Browne filed a lawsuit today against the presumptive GOP nominee and the Republican Party for failing to obtain a license to use one of his … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer and Executive Privilege

Late last week, a Federal District Court Judge had scathing words for the Bush administration for claiming executive privilege for refusing to allow former senior White House aides to testify before Congress about the firings of nine U.S. attorneys. Judge … Continue reading

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McClatchy asks, “Where is the Republican Attack Machine this campaign?”

Of course, there is this sentence buried in this really exceptional story (the best that has appeared on this subject anywhere): Of course, they still could jump in at any time, thanks to their ability to raise cash fast with … Continue reading

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