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2006-06-08 12:51:34

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday defended himself against accusations by a leading Republican senator that he worked to thwart Senate plans to make telephone executives testify at a hearing about a U.S. domestic spying program.

2006-06-06 20:20:00

A U.S. Senate panel examining the Bush administration's domestic surveillance program backed away on Tuesday from plans to order top telephone companies to answer whether they gave call records to a U.S. spy agency.

2006-05-28 11:05:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, said on Sunday his party will do "very very well" in November's mid-term elections but stopped short of saying Democrats will retake the U.S. Senate.

2006-05-27 01:11:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI director Robert S. Mueller III said this week that they were prepared to quit if the White House directed them to relinquish evidence seized in a disputed search of a House member's office, The New York Times reported on Saturday.

2006-05-26 10:05:18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sen. Charles Schumer said on Friday he would delay the confirmation of Susan Schwab as U.S. trade representative over concerns on China trade issues.

2006-05-24 17:29:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sen. Charles Schumer objected on Wednesday to the speedy confirmation of Susan Schwab as U.S. Trade Representative because he was concerned she won't push China hard enough to open its markets, a spokesman for the senator said.

2006-05-18 12:05:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China faces an increased chance of a protectionist backlash in the U.S. Congress unless it moves more quickly to a market-based exchange rate, U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow said on Thursday. In testimony before the U.S.

2006-05-11 16:29:01

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee approved White House aide Brett Kavanaugh for an appeals-court seat on Thursday, clearing the way for a likely confirmation vote by the full Senate.

2006-05-11 12:43:22

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee approved White House aide Brett Kavanaugh for an appeals-court seat on Thursday, clearing the way for a likely confirmation vote by the full Senate.

2006-05-04 05:40:58

VIENNA (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said on Thursday that he respected the decision of a U.S. jury to sentence Zacarias Moussaoui to life in prison and not to death as the government had demanded. Moussaoui, the only person convicted in a U.S.


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