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Ted Kennedy on Pentagon’s Announcement That it Will Follow the Geneva Convention Guidelines on Detainees

As reported earlier the pentagon announced today that it will follow the Geneva Convention Treaty for all detainees. The new Pentagon policy, outlined in a memo released today, and the proposal for modifying military tribunals, outlined in testimony before a Senate panel, represent the administration’s most detailed response to the Supreme Court ruling so far. […]

Robert Novak to Reveal All Regarding PlameGate Testimony

Robert Novak says he’ll be revealing all tomorrow, regarding his testimony in the PlameGate case. Novak revealed today that “Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has informed my attorneys that, after two and one-half years, his investigation of the CIA leak case concerning matters directly relating to me has been concluded.” That frees me to reveal my […]

Brown Challenges Doolittle to Debate, as Doolittle’s PAC Fees Scrutinized

The WaPo is reporting today that “In the past two years, campaign and political action committees controlled by Rep. John T. Doolittle (R-Calif.) paid ever-larger commissions to his wife’s one-person company and spent tens of thousands of dollars on gifts at stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co. and a Ritz-Carlton day […]

Seven Coordinated Bomb Blasts in Bombay, India Kill at Least 139

According to the Bush plan, the world would be a safer place, with the cowboy at the helm, fighting terrorism. Today, in Bombay, India “at least 139 people were killed and more than 260 injured in a series of seven coordinated bomb blasts that rocked the commuter rail network in Bombay, India’s financial capital, during […]

A New ’08 Prediction: Bloomberg for President

The New York Post’s Dick Morris says today if Mike Bloomberg ran for president in ’08 “as an independent, he can win.” Yes, not just hurt Hillary Clinton or the Republicans, but actually win the White House. Obviously, he has his bank account in his favor. Like Ross Perot in 1992 and 1996, he wouldn’t […]

More Senate Race Poll Results: In Missouri, Talent and McCaskill Tied

In other Senate race news, Rasmussen Reports is showing in the latest poll from Missouri, that Jim Talent and Claire McCaskill are tied at 42%. Hat tip to PoliticalWire: McCaskill has gained three points since May’s poll.

Jon Tester Leading in Montana

A survey of 500 likely voters in the Montana Senate race between Jon Tester(D) and Conrad Burns(R), taken on July 6 shows Tester leading by 7 points: Tester (D) 50%, Burns (R) 43% . Democrat Jon Tester leads Republican Senator Conrad Burns 50% to 43% making Burns the second most vulnerable Senator seeking re-election this […]

Ted Kennedy on Senate Judiciary Hamdan v. Rumsfeld Hearing

As I reported below, the the Bush administration announced today that “all detainees at Guantanamo Bay and in U.S. military custody everywhere are entitled to protections under the Geneva Conventions.” The change in Bush administration policy was described in “a memo by Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England,” and it “appears to change the administration’s earlier […]