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Rove’s Assurances to Bush Could Be the Kicker

Earlier today I posted that ‘Rove testifying before the Grand Jury again could be construed as “risky business.”’ Legal experts say testifying again “opens him up to making statements that are inconsistent with what he previously has said.” Murray Waas has a more detailed explanation of why Rove could be in deep water. It all […]

Terror Alert in NYC: “Driven by Political Concerns?”

Today, Tim Grieve on Salon’s War Room notes a conversation with “John Kerry last May” where Kerry “complained to us about the boy-who-cried-wolf nature of the Bush administration’s terror warnings.” Grieve notes that “Kerry was right.”

Kerry and Landrieu Send Letter to SBA Requesting Limit Increases on Disaster Loans

Senators John Kerry and Mary Landrieu sent a letter late yesterday to the Small Business Administration requesting the agency to raise the limits on disaster loans for homeowners and renters (for primary residence and personal property). The letter addressed to SBA Administor Hector Barreto cites that the existing $200,000 and $40,000 limits “are not nearly […]

Villaraigosa Broadsides the Governator

In local California politics, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa broadsided the Governator yesterday accusing Arnold Schwarzenegger of “misusing the state’s ballot initiative process to force his political agenda on the Legislature.” Schwarzenegger is pushing four ballot measures that deal with teacher tenure, union dues, a state spending cap and redistricting. “I’m opposed to all of […]

Risky Legal Move for Rove

Rove testifying before the Grand Jury again could be construed as “risky business.” Legal experts say testifying again “opens him up to making statements that are inconsistent with what he previously has said.” “In a normal criminal investigation, most defense lawyers are extremely cautious about their clients testifying even once before a grand jury and […]