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Bush's White House Ethics Lawyer Criticizes Obama Administration's Ethics. Are You F**king Kidding!?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's unsurprisingly hypocritical for Richard Painter, who was in the thick of some of Bush era political chicanery in Rove's West Wing, to attack Obama and use his administration as the poster-child for partisan opportunism.

Courage and Consequence: Less Memoir Than Hoax

Joseph C. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joseph C. Wilson

Wasting his opportunity to tell the truth, Karl Rove offers absolutely nothing new in his book, and his selective use of facts and quotes is a transparent effort to continue his long campaign to confuse people.

Cheney Told FBI He Had No Idea Who Leaked Plame Identity

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney told the FBI in 2004 he had no idea who leaked to the news media that Valerie Plame, wife of a Bu...

Leaked: Sneak Previews of Upcoming Valerie Plame/CIA Hollywood Film!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Like everyone who covered the Valerie Plame/CIA leak case and the Scooter Libby trial, I am anxiously awaiting the pending release of the Hollywood treatment, Fair Game.

Excerpts from Dick Cheney's Upcoming Book

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

I was hatched on a cold, Nebraska day, January 30, 1941. It was the first of two fateful events for our country that year. The second took place in December.

Fox News "Can't Get a Straight Answer" from White House

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The hypocritical Republican crybabies at Fox are outraged over a heated exchange last Thursday between Obama's press secretary Robert Gibbs and their White House correspondent, Major Garrett.

Obama Having Beer Blasts at the White House

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

If this works, look for Obama to schedule Octoberfests to mediate a truce between Candy and Tori Spelling.

Cheney "Got In The President's Face" On Libby Pardon: "He Just Wouldn't Give It Up"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In next week's cover story, TIME magazine delves deep into the relationship between former President Bush and Vice-President Dick Cheney -- in particu...

Cheney's "Privileged" Interview Already Leaked By Personal Lawyer

Emptywheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know how Obama's DOJ claims that we can't see Cheney's interview with Patrick Fitzgerald because it's privileged? Well, Dick Cheney's lawyer alrea...

Cheney Discussed Inquiries Into Plame Leak, Obama Administration Trying To Keep Details Secret

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Dick Cheney talked with top White House officials about how to respond to reporters' inquiries into who leaked the i...

Cast Couture: Politicos Who Persevere In Crutches, Casts, And Slings (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton broke her elbow outside the White House on June 18th, her injury put her in good company: Supreme Court Justic...

Court Will Not Revive Plame Lawsuit Against Cheney, Libby, Armitage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will not revive a lawsuit that former CIA operative Valerie Plame brought against former members of the Bush admi...

Cheney FBI Interview Over Plame Leak To Be Reviewed By Judge

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge said Thursday that he wants to look at notes from the FBI's interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney during...

Jason Linkins

Liz Cheney Revises History Of Father's Relationship With The CIA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Matt Corley of ThinkProgress makes an interesting observation from Liz Cheney's appearance on yesterday's edition of This Week. Asked about whether h...

How Tim Geithner Can Guarantee a 43% Return on Your Money This Year

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

I asked one of America's foremost horse racing handicappers to take time out from the grandstand and bet on political outcomes. What's his line on Geithner?

Madoff Bilked Right-Wing Think Tank Where Scooter Libby Works

Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aram Roston

Convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff had a surprising victim in right wing circles in Washington, DC: the Hudson Institute, a think-tank closely allied with the neoconservative cause.

Cheney: We Left Scooter "Hanging In The Wind"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said he and former President George Bush had "a fundamental difference" over pardoning Scooter Libby. "I was clearl...

Rove: Cheney Libby Report "Overblown" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the "Today" show Tuesday, Karl Rove defended Republican opposition to the stimulus and said a report in the New York Daily News that Dick Cheney wa...

I Beg Your Pardon

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

What if Bush and company are held accountable for their grave offenses -- say, torture or the attorney general scandal?

Are the 14 Million "Found" White House Emails the New Watergate Tapes?

Keith Thomson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Keith Thomson

Filling in the gaps in the CIA leak case -- like why Bush administration officials exposed Valerie Plame Wilson's covert operative status -- may be as simple as entering "plame" in an email search.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Some post-Inauguration predictions: Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma will refuse all future cold-weather bookings. Aretha Franklin will now be known as "The Queen of Soul...and Funky Hats." Rev. Lowery will be invited to throw out the first pitch at the home openers of the Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians. Jacques Chirac will not be renting Cujo anytime soon. George Bush will not be on Scooter Libby's Christmas card list this year. In the Dick-Cheney-in-a-wheelchair-movie-reference-derby, "Mr. Potter" will beat out "Ernst Stavro Blofeld." The swearing in will not be the last time President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts are not on the same page.

Cheney: "I Disagree With President Bush's Decision" On Libby

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with his biographer Stephen Hayes, published by the Weekly Standard, former Vice President Cheney laments Bush's decision not to pardo...

No Pardon For Scooter Libby From Bush

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a move that has keenly disappointed some of his strongest conservative allies, President Bush has decided not to pardon Vice President Dick Cheney'...

Surge In Wagering in Favor of a Libby Pardon

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

At the moment it's even-money that George Bush will pardon Scooter Libby -- or about 6 to 5, to be precise, based on wagers placed on internet bookmaking sites like Intrade.

Jason Linkins

Wall Street Journal Ties Future Of America To Scooter Libby Pardon

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Once upon a time, you could count on the Wall Street Journal to make note of the collapse of the economy as a more significant "loose end," than a guy whose sentence the president has already commuted.