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A Look Ahead at the Coming Year on the Hill

The Christian Science Monitor predicts it will be a banner year for C-SPAN. Why? …”because Congress is gearing up for the most dramatic slate of hearings since the Clinton impeachment fracas.” There are high-profile probes in the works, that will “underscore efforts by Congress to reclaim power from a war-time White House.” And with luck […]

Bush Continues Defensive Stance on Wiretapping

Bush rallied his third defense in two weeks of his “secret domestic spying program.” He called his executive order “authorizing warrantless eavesdropping on U.S. citizens a limited, legal program that Americans understand is protecting their security.” Who does he think he’s kidding? Bush acknowledged the program in live radio address in late December and “defended […]