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Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - President Bush selected Judge John G. Roberts Jr. to be chief justice of the United States yesterday, elevating a well-regarded nominee who already appeared to be on a smooth path to the Supreme Court. The move, two days after the death of...
Sun reporterWashington // President Bush named his trusted White House counsel Harriet E. Miers, a Texas native with no experience as a judge, to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, sparking an outcry among conservative activists who had hoped...
Tags: Laws, Education, Rick Santorum, Al Gore, Clarence Thomas
Times Staff WritersWASHINGTON — The ousted Republican-led Congress returns to the Capitol this week to try one last time to shorten a long legislative to-do list, while the just-elected members will vote for new leaders in races that could signal the direction the...
Times Staff WritersWASHINGTON — Injecting the Iraq war into the escalating fight for the No. 2 spot among House Democrats, Rep. John P. Murtha of Pennsylvania on Tuesday attacked his opponent for not backing a push last year for withdrawal of U.S. troops. Rep. Steny...
Sun reporterWASHINGTON // At a crucial moment for his leadership, President Bush has picked a fight he was trying to avoid. Last month, Bush was deemed too weak politically to risk a pitched battle with Democrats as he fills the seat of retiring Justice Sandra Day...
The Swampby Frank James The Democratic National Convention isn't even half over and already we're looking ahead to next week's Republican version which Republicans have dubbed the "Country First" convention to tie in with the overarching theme of Sen. John McCain'...
The Swampby Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
Sun reporterWASHINGTON // With Republican fortunes in Washington already in decline, the indictment of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas could hardly come at a worse time for his party. DeLay, often described as the most powerful man on Capitol Hill, had been...
The Swampby Jill Zuckman FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.--Even as Sen. John McCain aggressively presses toward next week's finish line, nervous Republicans say they are worried that he could face a rout at the hands of Barack Obama, losing a cascade of classic red......
Tags: Barack Obama, Republican Party, North Carolina, Parliament, Iowa
DAVID HELVARG is president of the Blue Frontier Campaign and the author of "Blue Frontier: Dispatches from America's Ocean Wilderness."LEON E. PANETTA and retired Adm. James D. Watkins were on Capitol Hill last week lobbying for a treaty that, depending on how you look at it, is three to 25 years overdue for a Senate vote. As co-chairmen of the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative and...
A schedule of speeches and program activities for Thursday's Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.: Program starts at 4 p.m. PT. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. PT --Speakers: Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma; Erik Paulsen; Jay Love; Charlie Summers; Aaron...
Sun National StaffChief Justice William H. Rehnquist, who joined the bench a generation ago as its often lone voice of conservative dissent and then steadily steered its turn to the right, died yesterday evening at his home in suburban Virginia. He was 80 and had been...
Tags: National Security, Armed Forces, Cancer, History, White House
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