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It's Time for Washington to Get Out of Bed With the Wahhabists Saudis

Sharon Premoli | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics
Sharon Premoli

Terrorism will never be defeated if it continues to be supported by Wahhabists who speak with forked tongue and who share absolutely nothing in common with us. They and their American enablers are the problem.

Sam Stein

The Attack On Jeb Bush's Iraq Fumbles Grows Personal | Sam Stein | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush’s much-chronicled difficulties in describing how, with 20/20 hindsight, he would have handled the Iraq invasion have raised d...

With Graham Name, Democrats See Rare Chance For Florida Win

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla., Aug 25(Reuters) - On a campaign tour across north Florida, congressional candidate Gwen Graham kept her ...

"Acts of God" and Medicaid Block Grants Do Not Mix

Bruce Lesley | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

Fortunately, when it comes to the medical needs for people in crisis, Medicaid is immediately responsive to these needs without the need for a plea or request from states.

Andrea Stone

Congress -- Where Committee Power Trumps Bioterror Protection | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly four years after a congressionally mandated commission warned that bioterrorism poses the greatest threat to the nation, the form...

President Obama, End the Saudi Mystery Around 9/11

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

During both the Bush administration, and now the Obama administration, the government has kept information about possible Saudi government help to the hijackers redacted, and the FBI has not disclosed the full extent of its investigations of Saudi involvement in the attacks.

The BP Oil Spill's Longterm Impact Is Showing

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danny Groner

The effects of last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are still coming to surface. A new report this weekend shows that tourism in Louisiana rema...

Gulf Oil Spill Presidential Commission Named By Obama

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency chief on the job during the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska in 1989 and a former Florida senat...

Bob Graham, William Reilly To Lead Presidential Commission On BP Gulf Oil Spill

AP | ERICA WERNER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The White House has tapped former Florida Sen. Bob Graham and ex-EPA Administrator William K. Reilly to lead a presidential commiss...

Senator Bob Graham Talks BP Oil Spill

Baruch Shemtov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Baruch Shemtov


America Needs the GOP to Stop Shirking Responsibility

Jamal Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Simmons

This week the Republicans have decided to ignore the concerns of the millions of Americans that those at the top are protecting each other while the rest of America takes it on the chin.

Gulf Oil Spill Commission Short On Technical Expertise

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The panel appointed by President Barack Obama to investigate the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is short on technical expertise but long ...

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama Gives Oil Spill Commission Orders, Demands Thorough Probe

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama gave the leaders of an independent commission investigating the Gulf oil spill marching orders Tuesday to th...

Obama Meeting With Oil Spill Panel Chairmen Bob Graham, William K. Reilly

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. — President Barack Obama planned to meet Tuesday with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating BP'...

President Obama, Give the Spill Investigation the Right Mandate

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The continuing crisis in the Gulf has demonstrated beyond any doubt that every aspect of our system of regulating oil exploration is broken. We need a thorough enough review so we can learn how to start over.

Sam Stein

Bob Graham On Cheney: Lincoln Isn't Sleeping Well | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the more respected national security voices in the Democratic Party accused Republican lawmakers of abandoning principles and ignoring their ow...

Why Weren't H1N1 Vacccines Available for Our Children Before School Started?

Sen. Bob Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bob Graham

Whether the threat is from naturally occurring disease or bioterrorism, the United States needs to be able to produce vaccines and other medicines faster and less expensively.

Nominees Emerge For New "Pecora Commission"

Reuters | Karey Wutkowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan panel armed with subpoena power to investigate causes of the Wall Street meltdown is on the brink of being launche...

Pelosi Confronts That Age-Old Question

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

In newsrooms and studios, hearts are a-twitter/The sharks begin circling, they've spotted their prey,/There's sweat on your forehead, there's blood in the water,/They're ready to rip into each word you say.

24 and the Tortuous Politics of Torture

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

For Dick Cheney, if there's a 1% chance of a terror plot existing, it should be treated as a certainty. It's one thing when that sort of manipulation is used to entertain, and quite another when it's used to govern.

Stop the Presses: Cheney's Re-emergence Is Finally Explained!

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Nancy Pelosi, this week, accused the CIA of lying. Who, journalists collectively ask, could ever accuse the CIA of lying? Who indeed? Almost anybody, it seems to me.

Sam Stein

Graham: CIA Gave Me False Information About Interrogation Briefings | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In testimony that could bolster Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim that the CIA misled her during briefings on detainee interrogations, former Senator Bob G...

Bob Graham: I Was Never Briefed On Waterboarding

The Plumline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Senator Bob Graham, who received a classified briefing on terror detainees during the same month in the fall of 2002 as Nancy Pelosi, was not b...

Sam Stein

Bob Graham: Bush Criminal Prosecutions Should Be On The Table | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bob Graham, the former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that the criminal prosecution of Bush administration officials...

Graham: Bush-McCain Data Mining Bill A "Subterfuge" (Audio)

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Listen in on the conference call with Sen Bob Graham today as he discusses the Bush-McCain position on increasing Administration authority to conduct warrantless wiretaps on U.S. citizens.