The State Department’s top political appointees and other senior officials spend millions in unwarranted first-class air travel, the Government Accountability…

There are a number of tactical differences between being Majority Leader and a criminal defendant, but the most important one…

“I know we’ve made tactical errors, thousands of them,” Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said recently of the U.S. execution…

NY Governor George Pataki (R) shows he’s got what it takes to be president: Less than nine months before he…

Hail to the Leaker-in-Chief To cap off a long weekend of leak stories, the NY Times goes front page Monday…

Will the White House pardon Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the Leaking Lackey, in an attempt to cover up its own messes?…

In what is mostly a rehash of the role of wives and other family members in the Jack Abramoff investigation,…

Earlier this week, Justin wrote about the national security concerns raised by the recent arrest of Brian Doyle, deputy press…

Former Cheney chief of staff Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s newly-disclosed recollections of the intense atmosphere surrounding the Bush-approved leaks of secrets…

The Justice Department is conducting an inquiry into the financial disclosures of Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV), the Wall Street Journal…

Building on Kevin Drum’s timeline of the administration’s decision to declassify portions of the National Intelligence Estimate, here’s a more…

Here’s a story that bears revisiting — with some urgency. Back in January, the AP reported that Halliburton was providing…

Tom DeLay, a.k.a. “Representative #2,” bowed out Monday… So why is Rep. Bob Ney (R-OH), a.k.a. “Representative #1,” still around?…

Bush’s Leak The Washington Post gives the rundown on yesterday’s revelation that Pres. Bush authorized the leaking of certain information…

Nina Easton is the author of the seminal Gang of Five: Leaders at the Center of the Conservative Ascendacy, which…

I’ve written more about sex predators in the last 24 hours than I ever wanted to in a lifetime. And…

He just gets classier and classier. Yesterday, Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA) suggested that his opponent, Joe Sestak, was wrong to…

Over at TPM, Josh asks whether President Bush’s declassification of the Iraq National Intelligence Estimate was a one-off, a whim,…

Since we began our round-the-clock, if-it-moves-blog-it coverage of the Cynthia McKinney cop-punching scandal, we’ve been getting the same question from…

Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA) thinks it was inappropriate for his opponent to bring his daughter to Washington so she could…

Scoops are flying about how Bush and Cheney selectively authorized “Scooter” Libby to leak pieces of classified information to the…

From the New York Sun this morning: A former White House aide under indictment for obstructing a leak probe, I….