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Bush may be a discredited President, but he can still do a lot of damage in the last sixteen months of his presidency.

By classifying an unprecedented amount of information, the Bush Administration is shrouding its workings in mystery--and threatening our democracy in the process.

This is the belllicose imperial presidency the authors of our Constitution warned us about.

The testimony of three former Surgeons General offers more proof of how the Bush Administration's corps of inept political operatives subverts our system of checks and balances.

A White House report that claims the surge is working only throws fuel on the fire among both parties in Congress to push for withdrawal.

Expect no changes as Bush Administration hit man Robert Zoellick takes the helm of the World Bank.

Meet the religious conservatives at the faith-based feeding trough who are getting rich controlling sex education in America.

Bush is hiding behind the fiction that officers in the field are calling the
shots.

Wolfowitz is in trouble. The World Bank leader got his girlfriend a pay
raise, lied about it and alienated his staff. But don't worry--Bush
still thinks he's doing a bang-up job.

Blogs

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

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012

After three years of griping about slow growth, the GOP’'s Budget Committee chair is suddenly fretting about too much growth.

February 3, 2012

Assessing the landmark education legislation on its tenth anniversary.

January 6, 2012

With his new revisionist memoir, Dick Cheney is more concerned about maintaining status within the Republican party than he is about selling books.

August 31, 2011

As Americans mark the sixth anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the former vice president claims George Bush got things right. It's an Orwellian rewrite of history that needs to be countered, as do the rest of the false premises of Cheney's book.

August 30, 2011