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Saudi Arabia: Iraq a major terror base Saudi Arabia's interior minister on Sunday called Iraq a major base for terrorism, a sign of growing alarm over the neighboring country where U.S. forces are struggling to prevent Sunni-Shiite violence from escalating into full-scale civil...
Democrats to 'revisit' law creating border fence By Shaun Waterman UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL November 11, 2006 Democrats will look again at the legislation mandating 698 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border and might seek to scrap the plan altogether when they take...
Pelosi Backs Murtha's Bid for House Majority Leader WASHINGTON — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, in line to become speaker of the House, stepped into a postelection power struggle among fellow Democrats on Sunday with a letter of support for Rep. Jack Murtha in the race to pick a majority...
Panel May Have Few Good Options to Offer Bipartisan Group's Plan Expected in Dec. By Michael Abramowitz and Thomas E. Ricks Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, November 12, 2006; Page A01 After meeting with President Bush tomorrow, a panel of prestigious Americans will begin...
Adam Nagourney, Jim Rutenberg and Jeff Zeleny THE NEW YORK TIMES On a warm night in mid-September, Representative Rahm Emanuel, the Illinois Democrat leading his party’s campaign to win back the House, stood in front of I Ricchi, a stylish Italian restaurant in downtown...
Greg Miller LA TIMES In turning to former CIA Director Robert M. Gates to take the reins at the Pentagon, President Bush has selected a low-key loyalist who is in many ways the opposite of outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Whereas Rumsfeld often seemed bent on...
Bob Banta AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Prompted by shouts from angry parents that authorities are not doing enough to protect students at McNeil High School, Round Rock school Superintendent Jesús Chávez promised Wednesday night to form an oversight group to improve campus security...
PAUL HAVEN Associated Press The electoral rebuke for President Bush and the resignation of his defense secretary, both deeply unpopular away from American shores over the Iraq war, was celebrated throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Still, there was concern Wednesday...
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi warned that a Republican victory Tuesday would prolong the U.S. involvement in Iraq another 10 years, as she embarked on a final push in a campaign that could make her speaker. In an interview from her Capitol office, Pelosi characterized...