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  • August 13, 2007

    Karl Rove Should Stay

    Karl Rove should stay.

    The White House confirmed on Monday morning that George W. Bush's master strategist will be leaving Bush's side at the end of...

    David Corn

  • July 31, 2007

    Vitter’s Close Call

    Imagine this scenario: A young congressional aide who moonlights for an escort service receives a call from her madam. The woman who owns the service asks h...

    David Corn

  • July 24, 2007

    An Obama Flub at the YouTube Debate?

    I can see the ad now: Kim Jong Il, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Fidel Castro, Bashar al-Assad, and Hugo Chavez all strolling into the White House, and a grinning Ba...

    David Corn

  • July 11, 2007

    A Blast from Vitter’s Past

    In the fall of 1998, David Vitter felt compelled to weigh in on the national debate over the possible impeachment of President Bill Clinton for lying about ...

    David Corn

  • July 2, 2007

    Bush Commutes Libby’s Jail Sentence

    It's appropriate.

    The president who led the nation into a disastrous war in Iraq by peddling false statements and misrepresentations has come to the...

    David Corn

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  • July 2, 2007

    Bush Commutes Libby’s Sentence

    This afternoon, after three appeals court judges turned down Scooter Libby's latest appeal, George W. Bush commuted the convincted felon's sentence, wiping ...

    David Corn

  • July 2, 2007

    Libby Turned Down Again, Getting Closer to Jail

    Is Scooter Libby really going to jail now? Today a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, turned down Libby's request to r...

    David Corn

  • June 26, 2007

    Where’s the CIA’s Missing Jewel?

    What's the missing jewel?

    Today, the CIA released its infamous "Family Jewels" file. This is a set of internal memos compiled in the mid-1970s after...

    David Corn

  • June 21, 2007

    SiCKO Is Boffo

    In 1971, Edgar Kaiser, the son of the founder of Kaiser Permanente, one of the first big HMOs, went to see John Ehrlichman, a top aide to President Nixon, t...

    David Corn

  • June 19, 2007

    Obama for the Heart, Edwards for the Head?–UPDATED

    One spoke to the heart. One spoke to the head. But both presidential candidates had the same mission: to prevent Senator Hillary Clinton from claiming the s...

    David Corn

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