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Thursday, February 14, 2008


Conyers Introduces Contempt Resolution, Call for Lawsuit against White House

As expected, things are finally moving forward in the House today to bring contempt resolutions against White House officials for ignoring Congressional subpoenas as part of the U.S. attorney firings investigation.

House Judiciary Committee Chair John Conyers (D-MI) introduced two resolutions this afternoon related to the subpoenas. The first is a criminal contempt resolution against White House chief of staff Josh Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet Miers -- both were subpoenaed and did not respond, citing the White House's invocation of executive privilege. But Conyers also filed a resolution that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) file a civil suit against the White House. (Click here for remainder of post).


Wexler Confronts Condi on Iraq War Lies


McCain Eager for General Election Debates

By David S. Broder

John McCain will challenge his Democratic opponent to many debates if he is the Republican nominee, his campaign manager Rick Davis told reporters today, and will accept public financing of the general election campaign.

"He loves debates," Davis said at a press lunch sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. "We will want as many as we can possibly get "-- more than the customary two or three...(Click here for remainder of article).


Obama’s Lead in Delegates Shifts Focus of Campaign

Published: February 14, 2008

WASHINGTON — Senator Barack Obama emerged from Tuesday’s primaries leading Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton by more than 100 delegates, a small but significant advantage that Democrats said would be difficult for Mrs. Clinton to make up in the remaining contests in the presidential nomination battle...(Click here for remainder of article).



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