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Domestic Spying Led to Dead Ends; Civil Liberties Groups Plan Suits

The New York Times reports that the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights plan to file lawsuits Tuesday against the Bush administration over its domestic spying program. The Times also reports that the information obtained by this illegal surveillance program led to dead ends, contrary to the claims of Bush and Cheney: President Bush […]

Judiciary Committee to Vote on Alito Jan. 24

It appears that the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Judge Samuel Alito’s nomination to the Supreme Court on Jan. 24. The full Senate will begin debating the Alito nomination the following day. Democrats had threatened to invoke their right to require a one-week delay if the committee head met on Tuesday for a vote […]

Al Gore on Abuses of Executive Power

Transcript: Al Gore On the Limits of Executive Power Monday, 16 January 2006 by Al Gore Remarks as prepared (Video) Congressman Barr and I have disagreed many times over the years, but we have joined together today with thousands of our fellow citizens-Democrats and Republicans alike-to express our shared concern that America’s Constitution is in […]

Interview with John Kerry from Rediff.com

While visiting India last week, John Kerry gave an exclusive interview with Rediff.com. Here’s the interview: ‘This is a big step we are taking with respect to India’ Had he won three million more votes than he did 14 months ago, he would not have been sitting in the Bell Tower suite at Mumbai’s Taj […]

Statement by Senator John Kerry in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today, as America celebrates Martin Luther King Day, Senator John Kerry released the following statement in honor of Dr. King and Martin Luther King Day: “Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his life to give the world an amazing gift. It’s our job to use it. With crime rates increasing, genocide in Darfur continuing, and Washington […]