Senate Panel Approves Mukasey as Public Decries Waterboarding

Senator Chuck Schumer wrote a tortured OP/ED in today’s N.Y. Times explaining his vote to confirm Michael B. Mukasey for attorney general. The gist, Schumer explained was based “one critical reason: the Department of Justice — once the crown jewel among our government institutions — is a shambles and is in desperate … Continue reading

Kerry, Snowe Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Study, Publicize Climate Change Impacts on Everyday Life

The WaPo has a piece today about the ’08 Democratic candidates and the climate change issue and how it could be a risky issue for the candidates. Among the contentions is that implementing changes could be costly and that could alienate some voters. However, the WaPo notes: The issue has … Continue reading