Latest Dismissal of United States Attorneys controversy Stories

2008-07-14 21:00:18

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced that on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, it will monitor elections in the Georgia counties of Coffee, Dougherty and Long to ensure compliance with federal voting rights statutes.

2008-07-14 15:00:46

By Reid J. Epstein, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 14--While record-high gas prices are putting a crimp in Long Islanders' pocketbooks this summer, soaring home heating oil costs will be a shock this winter, Sen. Charles Schumer said yesterday.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Scott Lauck Ten-day window left for AG to join case A lawsuit over the e-mail policy of Gov. Matt Blunt might be doomed after a Cole County judge on Friday dismissed the suit on procedural grounds.

2008-07-11 15:00:32

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK The Bush administration's plan to let the free market play a role in easing gridlock at New York's congested airports has suffered a blow in Washington. A Senate subcommittee says it will block the U.S.

2008-07-11 15:00:24

By Virginia Young, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 11--JEFFERSON CITY -- Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan has dismissed a special investigative team's lawsuit that sought copies of Gov. Matt Blunt's e-mails.

2008-07-11 12:00:31

By Jason Noble, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 11--JEFFERSON CITY -- Attorneys on Thursday argued two motions in a lawsuit over access to e-mails from the governor's office, but a Cole County judge took no action in the hearing. In one motion, lawyers for Gov.

2008-07-11 09:00:31

A Cole County judge was urged Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit over the state e-mail retention policy of Gov. Matt Blunt's office.

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.

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.

2008-07-10 12:00:05

Karl Rove, the man President Bush referred to as "Boy Genius" when Rove served as his deputy chief of staff, has been subpoenaed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee today.

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  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
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