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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Former President George W. Bush knew and was "intimately involved" in the CIA's practice of torture, former Bush adviser and Republican strategist Karl Rove confirmed on Fox News Sunday. Despite arguments made in the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report that the CIA had not alerted Bush and other top officials about the extent of the abuses...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After much wrangling and threats of an alleged government shutdown, the U.S...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The $1.1 trillion spending bill which narrowly passed the House of...

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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.