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2008-07-10 15:00:04

Former presidential adviser Karl Rove declined to appear before a U.S. congressional subcommittee Thursday, citing executive privilege and ignoring a subpoena. Rove was to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law about allegations of politicization of the Justice Department as they related to the firings of U.S. attorneys and the prosecution of a former Alabama governor. Subcommittee Chairwoman Linda Sanchez,...

2008-07-10 15:00:02

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Ilene Proctor, International Public Relations, +1-310- 858-6643, proctor@artnet.net, for VelvetRevolution.us Video of Siegelman Interview Available For The Media WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Karl Rove refused to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to testify about his involvement in the political prosecution of ex- Alabama Governor Don Siegelman. Roves invocation of executive privilege was quickly rejected by...

2006-08-01 17:40:23

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government won an appeal on Tuesday allowing it to seek phone records of New York Times reporters investigating government probes into Islamic charities shortly before the September 11 attacks. The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the government, which wants to know the identity of government sources who might have given information to two New York Times reporters, including former reporter Judith Miller. The...

2006-07-31 17:34:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby asked a federal judge on Monday to allow a memory expert to testify in their bid to show Libby may have been confused or had a faulty memory in recalling conversations in the CIA leak case. Libby is charged with lying to investigators as they sought to find out who leaked the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame in 2003 after her diplomat-husband accused the Bush administration of manipulating...

2006-06-13 16:21:24

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his lawyer said on Tuesday, providing a much-needed boost for President George W. Bush, who has been battered by bad news ahead of November's congressional elections. As Bush's top political adviser, Rove is out from under the cloud of possible perjury charges and is now free to concentrate on helping Republicans keep control of Congress in what looks like a hard fought...

2006-06-13 08:14:47

By David Wiessler WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his lawyer said on Tuesday in a much-needed boost for President George W. Bush's White House, which has been battered by bad news for months. Freeing Bush's top political adviser from possible indictment on perjury charges allows him to concentrate on Republicans winning the key congressional elections coming up in November. "On June 12, 2006, special counsel Patrick...

2006-06-13 07:22:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove, U.S. President George W. Bush's top political adviser, will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his lawyer said on Tuesday. The announcement lifts a political and legal cloud from over the White House, which has been battered by bad news for months and faced uncertainty over the leak case before the November congressional election. "On June 12, 2006, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald formally advised us that he does not anticipate...

2006-06-13 06:39:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove, U.S. President George W. Bush's top political adviser, will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his attorney confirmed on Tuesday. "On June 12, 2006, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald formally advised us that he does not anticipate seeking charges against Karl Rove," Rove's lawyer, Robert Luskin, said in a statement. The question of what would happen to Rove, one of Washington's most powerful and polarizing figures, in the CIA...

2006-06-13 06:19:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove will not be charged in the CIA leak case, according to U.S. television reports on Tuesday. Rove, one of Washington's most powerful and polarizing figures, will not face obstruction of justice charges in the investigation in the leak of a CIA covert operative's name, according to lawyers, reports on CNN and MSNBC said.

2006-04-06 11:33:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney told his onetime top aide that President George W. Bush specifically authorized the aide to disclose intelligence information about Iraq, according to court papers filed by prosecutors in the CIA leak case that were made public on Thursday.


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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