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2006-04-09 10:13:26

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Republican urged President George W. Bush on Sunday to "tell the American people exactly what happened" in a leak of information aimed at countering criticism of his reasons for taking America to war in Iraq.

2006-04-09 11:45:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Majority Leader John Boehner on Sunday rejected efforts to establish a guest worker program in the United States, despite calls from President Bush to make provisions for millions of current illegal immigrants.

2006-03-31 17:07:40

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House counsel John Dean said on Friday that U.S. President George W. Bush's domestic spying program raised more concerns about abuse of power than the Watergate scandal that toppled his boss Richard Nixon.

2006-03-31 15:00:00

Former White House counsel John Dean said on Friday that U.S. President George W. Bush's domestic spying program raised more concerns about abuse of power than the Watergate scandal that toppled his boss Richard Nixon.

2006-03-31 00:24:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House counsel John Dean, who helped push President Richard Nixon from office during the Watergate scandal three decades ago, heads to Capitol Hill on Friday to back an uphill attempt to censure President George W. Bush.

2006-03-30 17:36:03

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key senators said on Thursday they were optimistic more majority Republicans will back a major overhaul of U.S. immigration law that would give millions of illegal aliens a chance to become citizens as well as tighten border security.

2006-03-24 18:55:00

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee announced on Friday it would hold a hearing next week on a call by a Democratic lawmaker to censure President George W. Bush for his domestic spy program.

2006-03-16 18:19:57

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Under pressure to produce broad immigration reform legislation by the end of the month, a U.S.

2006-03-14 14:34:31

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, whose administration suffered a stinging setback over a Dubai company's deal to operate some U.S. port terminals, faces another brewing Republican revolt over immigration reform.

2006-03-09 18:55:07

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the chiefs of big U.S. energy companies headed to Capitol Hill next week to discuss record profits, a key U.S. Republican senator is weighing a plan to discourage mergers and profiteering.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.