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2006-06-30 14:35:20

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats see the Supreme Court's Guantanamo ruling as repudiation of a power-hungry White House. Republicans say it shows how tough President George W. Bush is on terrorists and voters will eat it up. Both parties face a contentious political debate over the decision declaring military tribunals illegal as they look to capitalize on a national security issue ahead of crucial congressional elections in November. "How do you go back to...

2006-06-29 19:02:28

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday condemned public disclosure of secret surveillance programs as Republicans stepped up their criticism of news media that published details of a bank-monitoring program last week. By a largely party-line vote of 227 to 183, the House passed a nonbinding resolution condemning the disclosure of classified information and declaring that the House "expects the cooperation of all news media ... by not...

2006-06-23 11:47:40

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Iraq looming over critical U.S. congressional elections this year and the 2008 presidential campaign, some Democrats are beginning to be less fearful of the party split over the war. While President George W. Bush, his political architect Karl Rove and Republicans in Congress step up their attacks, Democrats say the fact they are challenging the administration's conduct of the war will play well with voters in November when the balance...

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.

2006-06-02 16:22:42

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former nuclear scientist once suspected of spying will get $1,645,000 in a settlement reached on Friday of his lawsuit accusing U.S. government officials of disclosing personal information about him and the probe. As part of a settlement filed in federal court, the U.S. government agreed to pay the scientist, Wen Ho Lee, $895,000 to cover his legal fees and costs "in full and complete satisfaction of all claims in this action." In addition to...

2006-05-26 12:20:28

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge rejected a request by former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby on Friday to force ex-New York Times reporter Judith Miller to turn over all her notes, telephone records and appointment calendar. After reviewing the documents in private, U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton granted a request by Miller's attorneys to throw out Libby's subpoena. He ruled the requests for Miller's appointment calendar and her telephone records from June 7...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.