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  • US sends mixed messages on Saddam's execution

    US sends mixed messages on Saddam's execution

    Law & Politics 01/04/2007

    US forces left security during Saddam Hussein's execution to Iraqi authorities Saturday but would have handled the hanging "differently", US Maj. Gen. William Caldwell said during a press conference in Baghdad Wednesday. Caldwell said that US-led coa...

  • Bush Looking Forward to Working with New Congress

    Bush Looking Forward to Working with New Congress

    Law & Politics 01/03/2007

    President Bush says the new year brings new opportunities for progress, and he is looking forward to working with the new Congress."The Congress has changed. Our obligations to the country have not changed," he said. "Tomorrow, members of the 110th C...

  • Bush Has Not Decided on Troop Surge for Iraq

    Bush Has Not Decided on Troop Surge for Iraq

    Law & Politics 12/20/2006

    President Bush says he has not yet made up his mind about whether to send more troops to Iraq.At a year-end news conference from the White House complex Wednesday, the president said he is looking at all options, including ordering a short-term surge...

  • Bush Meets with Congressional Leaders on Iraq

    Bush Meets with Congressional Leaders on Iraq

    Law & Politics 12/08/2006

    President Bush says it was a very constructive meeting with Republican leaders who now control Congress and Democratic leaders who will take charge in January."We talked about Iraq," he said. "We talked about the need for a new way forward in Iraq. A...

  • President  Bush Accepts Bolton's U.N. Resignation

    President Bush Accepts Bolton's U.N. Resignation

    Law & Politics 12/05/2006

    [##_1L|1137233659.jpg|width="200" height="160" alt=""|_##]Washington -- President Bush has accepted “with deep regret” the resignation of U.S. Representative to the United Nations John Bolton.In a statement released by the White House December 4,...

  • Controversial U.N. ambassador to step down

    Controversial U.N. ambassador to step down

    Law & Politics 12/04/2006

    [##_1L|1031679674.jpg|width="174" height="197" alt=""|_##]Unable to win Senate confirmation, U.N. Ambassador John Bolton will step down when his temporary appointment expires within weeks, the White House said Monday. President Bush named Bolton to t...

  • Democrats Sweep of US Congress is Election Triumph

    Democrats Sweep of US Congress is Election Triumph

    Law & Politics 11/09/2006

    (VOA) - The Democratic Party appears to have regained control of both houses of the U.S. Congress from President Bush's Republican Party.American media reports say that challenger Jim Webb has defeated Republican incumbent George Allen in the Senate ...

  • Undocumented Workers Petition for Non-Discrimination

    Undocumented Workers Petition for Non-Discrimination

    Law & Politics 11/03/2006

    NEW YORK - (ACLU) The American Civil Liberties Union, the National Employment Law Project and the Transnational Legal Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law today filed a petition urging the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights t...

  • Michael J. Fox Campaigns for Stem Cell Research

    Michael J. Fox Campaigns for Stem Cell Research

    Law & Politics 11/03/2006

    Michael J. Fox rallied Thursday with about 100 people for Maryland's Democratic Senate candidate, Congressman Ben Cardin. Fox says he campaigns for candidates who support embryonic stem cell research. Fox has appeared in television ads for Cardin and...