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The Notion: Lying to Congress

Mon, 2007-03-26 07:48
It's a crime to mislead Congress, as top officials in the Bush Administration are beginning to find out.

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The Online Beat: Republicans Detect "Cloud" Over Gonzales

Sun, 2007-03-25 23:14
"The Attorney General has been wounded because of his performance, not because of politics..."

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The Notion: The Haunting Legacy of Slavery

Sun, 2007-03-25 15:04
Britain is marking the bicentennial of Parliament's outlawing of the slave trade. But there's lots they don't ask about the legacies of slavery.

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Campaign Matters: Edwards Stands Out On Health Care Debate

Sat, 2007-03-24 17:54
At the Las Vegas presidential forum on health care, John Edwards comes up with the most detailed plan.

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The Notion: Writer Threatened By Powerful Fanatics

Sat, 2007-03-24 15:01
Egyptian novelist Nawal El Saadawi is under attack.

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Campaign Matters: Clinton and Obama Talk Union

Fri, 2007-03-23 23:41
Top Democratic contenders come to Vegas to woo Sin City's powerful labor movement.

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The Notion: A Principled Dissent

Fri, 2007-03-23 15:29
"In October of 2002, I made a huge mistake in voting to give this President the authority to take military action in Iraq. I will not compound that error by voting to authorize this war's continuation."

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The Notion: The GOP's Lonely Antiwar Wing

Fri, 2007-03-23 12:55
Reps. Jones and Gilchrest only House Republicans to vote for Iraq bill. When will more in GOP break with Bush on war?

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Editor's Cut: Lamar Smith’s Would-Be Banana Republic

Fri, 2007-03-23 10:50
The ghost of Tom DeLay lives and his name is Representative Lamar Smith.

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The Notion: House Backs Pelosi's Iraq Spending Bill

Fri, 2007-03-23 10:25
By a 218-212 vote, House approves plan that would attach benchmarks and a timeline to war money.

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Campaign Matters: Bill Clinton Challenges Netroots' Obama Embrace

Fri, 2007-03-23 08:14
The former President questions whether Barack Obama deserves to be the "raging hero of the anti-war crowd on the Internet."

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The Notion: Lee, Woolsey, Waters, Watson Clear Way For Pelosi Bill

Thu, 2007-03-22 21:08
Anti-war leaders in the House say its OK to back plan to fund the war but apply benchmarks and a timeline.

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The Notion: Take this McJob, and...

Thu, 2007-03-22 14:55
McDonald's has launched a petition campaign to persuade dictionaries to drop the unflattering term "McJob."

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The Online Beat: The Elizabeth Edwards Campaign

Thu, 2007-03-22 11:17
The decision to carry on with her husband's quest for the Democratic presidential nod -- despite a recurrence of cancer -- reflects a remarkable woman's deep political commitment.

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