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But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.

Imagine that George W. Bush had been allowed a third term as president, had run and had won or stolen it, and that we were all now living (and dying) through it.

A look at just a few of these fortunate folks indicates that not everybody was harmed by the Bush era.

The torture immunity lobby has a new argument--public support inoculates war criminals. With that mindset, we are likely to get these policies wrong again in the future.

The Nation's Ari Melber discusses former Bush aides' ongoing campaign to 'keep all of us distracted.'

The Nation's DC editor Christopher Hayes on Karl Rove's impending Congressional hearing.

This just in: we won the Iraq War. And for the past eight years George W. Bush kept us safe.

It's unclear how Congress and the White House will proceed on the question of bringing Bush administration officials to justice. But the momentum is building.

Obama cannot let former Bush administration officials get away with breaking the law without violating his own oath of office.

A sobering toast to the dubious achievements of the worst president in American history.

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Doesn’t our acknowledgment of the abuse prove our fundamental decency?

December 15, 2014

Yoo’s “torture memo“ was part of a Bush administration conspiracy to violate the federal torture act.

December 12, 2014

What the CIA found out about its torture program is much different than what officials have said publicly.

December 10, 2014

Virtually every Bush-era claim about torture doesn’t withstand scrutiny after the investigation.

December 9, 2014

Lawmakers say the CIA redacted “key facts” from a long-awaited investigation into the agency’s cruel interrogation tactics.

August 6, 2014

McConnell finds himself in another tight re-election race with his career on the line, and another crisis in Iraq.

June 19, 2014

There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.

June 18, 2014

The federal government is really bad at preserving records—and this has led to many scandals.

June 18, 2014

He once lobbied for dictators and served as trade czar for George W. Bush. What is he doing on Romney's short list for running mate?

June 25, 2012