David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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In touting the powers of the new FISA law, the intelligence chief falsely told Congress that it was instrumental in a terrorism investigation in Germany that led to multiple arrests.

The House minority leader's remark calling the war in Iraq a "small price" to pay is earning him the wrath of Democrat John Kerry. Greg Sargent has more on the blowback.

Or maybe not so strange.

In the midst of surge week and in advance of the President's speech tonight, the Pentagon has released tapes of the combatant status review tribunal of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

And Fox News is running hard with them.

Robert Novak reports the GOP could lose at least 5 Senate seats next year. One of the more hotly contested races will be to replace retiring Sen. John Warner (R-VA). The AP reports that former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner (no relation) will enter that race. An official announcement is expected tomorrow.

A Ted Olson nomination for attorney general will run into stiff resistance from Senate Democrats. "I intend to do everything I can to prevent him from being confirmed as the next attorney general," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said today.

House Minority Leader John Boehner: War in Iraq is a "small price" for the U.S. to pay.