The Democrats will have to compete with a busy legislative schedule and an uncooperative Republican party it they want to have a vote of no confidence (sub. req.) on Attorney General Gonzales before Memorial Day. (Roll Call)
This past April, the Pentagon proudly announced the capture of bin Laden advisor Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi. That excitement is now being undermined by the fact that the Pentagon acknowledges that they had already been holding al-Iraqi for several months, raising again the specter of âghost detaineesâ and CIA black sites. (Salon)
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel covers Wisconsinâs 2004 voter fraud hunt from a new perspective: individuals who are living out their mistakes in prison. In this case, an ex-convict returns to prison for voting while on parole.
Rep. John Doolittle (R-CA) has replaced his longtime chief of staff with Ron Rogers, a Sacramento political consultant. Rogers said he was looking forward to the opportunity, and included, âwhether that's an 18-month or an 18-year assignment, I don't know.â Weâre betting on the former. (Sacramento Bee)