Voting machine controversy
Columbus - The head of a company vying to sell voting machines in Ohio told Republicans in a recent fund-raising letter that he is "committed to helping Ohio deliver its electoral votes to the president next year."
Senate OKs Study of Nuclear Arms
The growing--and dangerous--divide between scientists and the GOP.
Congress is poised to overturn a decade-old prohibition on such research. Senators debate whether a new weapons race is next.
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday approved Bush administration plans to research new battlefield uses for nuclear weapons and improve the nation's capacity to make and test them.
A Further Look At The Criminal Charges That May Arise From the Plame Scandal, In Which a CIA Agent's Cover Was Blown
Slowly, and steadily, more information about the unauthorized disclosure of Valerie Plame's CIA identity, and the reasons for it, have become available. As it has, I've been examining, assimilating, and trying to understand it. I've also realized that the apparent criminal activity may be more widespread than it initially appeared. (In an earlier column, I offered a preliminary discussion of this issue.)
Iraq's economy declines by half
The security situation is still critical: The scale of the task facing the United States and the international community in Iraq has been highlighted by the first detailed figures since the conflict ended on the state of the Arab country's economy.
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Bush Uranium Lie Is Tip of the Iceberg
Five months later, the truthfulness of one claim in George W. Bush's State of the Union address has become the focus of growing media scrutiny. The attention media are paying to this single assertion should be part of a larger journalistic inquiry into other misstatements and exaggerations that have been made by the Bush administration about Iraq.
"Acting pursuant to the Constitution and Public Law 107-243 [congressional authorization for military force in Iraq] is consistent with the United States and other countries continuing to take the necessary actions against international terrorists and terrorist organizations, including those nations, organizations, or persons who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001."
-- President Bush, March 18 letter to Congress.
"We've had no evidence that Saddam Hussein was involved with the September 11th."
-- President Bush, Sept. 17.
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