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FBI Verifies Journalists Phone Records are Fair Game

Folllowing up on the earlier story of the day from ABC News that their “reporters had been warned by a federal source that the government knew” who they were calling, comes this news from ABC, that the FBI has acknowledged “that it is increasingly seeking reporters’ phone records in leak investigations.” “It used to be […]

John Kerry on President Bush’s Plan to Put National Guard Troops on the Border

In his address to the nation tonight on immigration, Nush called for “Congress to provide funding for dramatic improvements in manpower and technology at the border.” By the end of 2008, we will increase the number of Border Patrol officers by an additional 6,000. When these new agents are deployed, we will have more than […]

Another Episode of Rove Watch

AP News reports that Karl Rove is unfazed by the chance of possible indictment, while more than a few in the liberal blogosphere (including the Dem Daily), find themselves caught up in what could be a premature story. Still, many of us are hoping that Rove will follow the sign and exit… Rove, the man […]

A Real Solution for Border Security: Kerry Amendment Would Add 1,000 New Border Patrol Agents

Bush will be addressing the nation soon and calling for the deployment of up to 6,000 National Guard to guard to the U.S./Mexican border. This is all part of a “$1.9 billion drive to tighten security and win conservative backing in Congress for a broad election-year overhaul of the nation’s tattered immigration laws.” In response […]

John Kerry Delivers Commencement Address at Emerson, Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

Senator John Kerry, was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree today at Emerson College in Massachusetts where he delivered the commencement address. Today Senator John Kerry spoke at the 126th annual Commencement exercises at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Below is a copy of his remarks as prepared for delivery: Emerson College Commencement Address, […]

Kerry, McDermott: Big Oil Walking Away with $700 Million in Taxpayer Money Every Year

New revenue data from the independent congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, JCT, requested by Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.), show a gusher of subsidies- as much as $700 million every year- is flowing to oil and natural gas companies at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, because of an unearned and necessary […]

Bush to Address the Nation on Immigration, but New Report Shows, GOP Is Not Law-and-Order Party On Immigration

As Bush prepares to give a prime-time address on immigration this evening and is reportedly ready to deploy the National Guard to “help seal the nation’s southern border against illegal immigrants,” Democrats believe “it’s time to turn tables on the president and argue that the Republicans are not the party of law and order when […]

Federal Source tells ABC News: We Know Who You’re Calling

A senior federal law enforcement official told ABC News that the “government is tracking the phone numbers we call in an effort to root out confidential sources.” This news, in the wake of the report last week from USA Today that the NSA has a massive database of American’s phone calls, comes today via ABC […]