As his fellow Democrats rush to pass the President's intelligence bill, Christopher Dodd stands his ground.
The Bush Administration once professed there were no body counts in its war on terror. But in the metrics-driven post-surge accounting in Iraq, it turns out it's been counting everything.
Now that telecommunications giants are shielded from lawsuits for warrantless spying, the Bush Administration is seeking to absolve them of past misdeeds.
If it had followed the rule of law from the outset, the Bush Administration could have brought many terrorists to justice by now.
Despite blistering criticism of warrantless surveillance, the Bush Administration rammed a law through Congress that authorizes spying on our calls and e-mails. How did they get away with it?
Key aspects of national security, including intelligence and analysis used to create the President's Daily Brief, have been turned over to private corporations.
Or was it so strange?
Bush's about-face on warrantless surveillance demonstrates what a difference a Democratic majority makes.
By denying a noted Islamic religious scholar entry to the United States because of his ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, the Bush Administration reveals its inability to deal with the realities of the Middle East.
The political culture of Washington is fueled by gossip, intrigue and
leaks. It was a combination that turned toxic in the Valerie Plame