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Former GOP Congressmen Accuse Republicans Of Putting Party Above Constitution | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two former Republican members of Congress have accused their GOP colleagues of putting party politics over the Constitution during the Bush years, arg...

Supreme Court: Top U.S. Officials Can't Be Sued By Former Detainee For Post-9/11 Abuse

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Robert Mueller and former Attorney General John Ashcroft cannot be sued by a former Sept. 11 detainee who claimed he w...

Bush Political Appointees Having Difficulty Finding Jobs

Wall Street Journal | JOANN S. LUBLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The jobless rate is hanging high -- for many of the roughly 3,000 political appointees who served President George W. Bush. Finding work has proved a ...

Rumsfeld, Ashcroft Could Face Legal Jeopardy For War Abuses

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States, like many countries, has a bad habit of committing wartime excesses and an even worse record of accounting for them afterward. But ...

Bush Officials Deserting In Huge Numbers: Half The Administration's Top Political Positions Vacant

Washington Post | Dan Eggen and Christopher Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With eight months left in President Bush's term, scores of senior officials already are heading for the exits, leaving nearly half the administration'...

Democrats File Criminal Contempt Papers Against Bush Aides

Talking Points Memo | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As expected, things are finally moving forward in the House today to bring contempt resolutions against White House officials for ignoring Congression...