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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.

2008-07-08 15:00:02

Former U.S. Secretaries of State Warren Christopher and James Baker announced a bipartisan plan Tuesday to revise the War Powers Resolution of 1973. Writing in the New York Times, Christopher and Baker called the 1973 resolution ineffective at best and unconstitutional at worst.

2008-07-04 12:00:13

WASHINGTON, July 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "What better way to celebrate the founding of our nation than... um, by... blogging?" So begins the introductory post on the new WashingtonWatch.com blog.

2007-10-14 03:00:23

By Hardin, Belinda J Roach-Scott, Marisa; Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S Abstract. The number of English language learners (ELLs) in early childhood regular and special education services has increased dramatically in the past decade.

2006-07-26 18:06:30

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both chambers of Congress on Wednesday voted to tighten rules for approving foreign takeovers of American companies, prompted by an uproar over the Bush administration's backing of an Arab company's acquisition of the operations of several major U.S.

2006-07-25 12:25:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee granted U.S. business groups two wishes on Tuesday by announcing plans to begin work on Vietnam and Peru trade bills later this week.

2006-07-24 17:46:33

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Senate Republican said on Monday he will challenge U.S. President George W. Bush's practice of claiming a right to ignore or not enforce sections of bills that he signs into law.

2006-06-22 17:21:05

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives handed President George W. Bush a victory on Thursday when it approved a bill giving him more power to control federal spending that has risen dramatically since he took office.

2006-06-20 17:58:15

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's drive for line-item veto power to control deficit-spending is facing resistance in the U.S. House of Representatives where the outcome of a vote scheduled for Thursday is in doubt, a top Bush aide said on Tuesday.


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  • An armed gangster.
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