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Leahy Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Video: Why we need a Truth Commission

Sen. Patrick Leahy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Patrick Leahy

In spite of all the recent news, some in Washington still need to be sold on the idea of creating a truth commission to investigate Bush-Cheney administration.

Leahy Truth Commission Going Ahead Despite Lack Of Dem Support

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) will continue to push for a "truth commission" to investigate the Bush administration's detainee...

The Bush Lawbreakers Should be Criminally Prosecuted -- Commissions Don't Do It

Martin Garbus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Garbus

We should go ahead with criminal prosecutions. It is the only way, through grand juries, subpoenas and trials, to get the facts and help America clean up some of its recent past.

Leahy Lays Out Case For Truth Commission In Time

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 30 years ago, a special Senate investigation peered into abuses that included spying on the American people by their own government. The fi...

Gonzales: I'll Cooperate With 'Truth Commission' Probe

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appeared at a forum on Republicans and the Hispanic vote at the Capitol Hill Club this morning, getting a sta...

Truth and Healing

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

By using the term "Truth Commission," Senator Leahy has defined the seriousness of the crimes of the past eight years and linked his proposal to an international movement to examine out-of-control governmental power.

A Truth Commission to Investigate Bush-Cheney Administration Abuses

Sen. Patrick Leahy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Patrick Leahy

The Huffington Post community has played a vital role pursuing, demanding, and exposing the Bush-Cheney administration's numerous abuses. But there's still more we don't know, and more we must uncover.