Pelosi says Bush team misled her, Congress on waterboarding; she learned of it in 2003

Pelosi says Bush team misled her on waterboarding

WASHINGTON — Under strong attack from Republicans, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the CIA and Bush administration of misleading her about waterboarding detainees in the war on terror and sharply rebutted claims she was complicit in the method’s use.

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Democrats race to hearings on interrogations memos that have put spotlight on House speaker

Democrats race to hearings on interrogation memos

WASHINGTON — Casting aside their president’s misgivings, Democrats are racing into hearings to criticize newly released Bush administration memos justifying harsh terrorism interrogations.

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Democrats to hold 6 of 10 seats on bipartisan commission to investigate financial meltdown

Democrats to hold majority on meltdown commission

WASHINGTON — Democrats will hold sway on a new independent commission to investigate the cause of the financial meltdown and chart the nation’s path ahead, with the majority party picking six members and Republicans four.

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Bipartisan commission to investigate financial meltdown will lean left politically

Financial commission to lean left politically

WASHINGTON — A new independent commission to investigate the cause of the financial meltdown and chart the nation’s path ahead will lean left politically, with Democrats getting to pick six members and Republicans only four.

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DC Council votes to recognize states’ gay marriages; issue could entangle congressional Dems

DC gay marriage vote could entangle Congress

WASHINGTON — The city council in the nation’s capital voted Tuesday to recognize same-sex marriages from states that approve them, a step that could propel the emotional issue into Congress and draw Democrats into a culture-wars battle with each other.

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House Democrats provide money for fighting 2 wars but not for closing Gitmo as Obama plans

Democrats leave Gitmo closing money out of bill

WASHINGTON — Amid fears that terror suspects could be brought to the U.S., House Democrats on Monday rebuffed the Obama administration’s request for $50 million to relocate prisoners from the detention facility at Guantanamo, Cuba.

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Can Obama really ‘change’?

It can be called a war of policies between the present and would be Presidents of the USA. It seems President George W Bush is not ready to leave the power yet.

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