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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With his party back in control of Congress, the new GOP chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee wants to return to the CIA a damning internal review, described by some as a "smoking gun," that exposes the brutality and inefficiency of the spy agency's torture program. "The Panetta Review was never intended for the committee to have," Sen...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
John Kiriakou, the former CIA agent and whistleblower who was jailed for...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Following Tuesday's State of the Union address, in which he is expected to call...

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Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.