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Watergate reporter demolishes Hillary’s career story Sarah Baxter, Washington Drawing on a trove of private papers from Hillary Clinton’s best friend, the legendary Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein is to publish a hard-hitting and intimate portrait of the 2008 presidential...
Lawyer's Price For Missing Pants: $65 Million By Marc Fisher Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page B01 When the neighborhood dry cleaner misplaced Roy Pearson's pants, he took action. He complained. He demanded compensation. And then he sued. Man, did he sue. Two years, thousands of...
Ex-C.I.A. Chief, in Book, Assails Cheney on Iraq By SCOTT SHANE and MARK MAZZETTI Published: April 27, 2007 WASHINGTON, April 26 — George J. Tenet, the former director of central intelligence, has lashed out against Vice President Dick Cheney and other Bush administration...
Parent-taught drivers more accident prone By GORDON DICKSON gdickson@star-telegram.com Parents may be their child’s first teachers, but they aren’t necessarily good driver’s ed instructors. Teen-agers taught to drive by their parents are nearly three times more likely to be...
Tenet: "Slam Dunk" Comment Misused Ex-CIA Director Explains Phrase He Says Bush Administration Has Dishonorably Clung To (CBS) Ex-CIA Director George Tenet says the way the Bush administration has used his now famous "slam dunk" comment — which he admits saying in reference to...
Poll Finds Majority See Threat in Global Warming By JOHN M. BRODER and MARJORIE CONNELLY Published: April 26, 2007 Americans in large bipartisan numbers say the heating of the earth’s atmosphere is having serious effects on the environment now or will soon and think that it is...
Baghdad's Fissures and Mistrust Keep Political Goals Out of Reach By Sudarsan Raghavan Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A01 BAGHDAD, April 25 -- U.S. military commanders say a key goal of the ongoing security offensive is to buy time for Iraq's...
The Democrats' Gonzales By David S. Broder Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A29 Here's a Washington political riddle where you fill in the blanks: As Alberto Gonzales is to the Republicans, Blank Blank is to the Democrats -- a continuing embarrassment thanks to his amateurish...
One Choice in Iraq By Joe Lieberman Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A29 Last week a series of coordinated suicide bombings killed more than 170 people. The victims were not soldiers or government officials but civilians -- innocent men, women and children indiscriminately...