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Scooter Libby

“Fair and balanced” is the trademarked moniker of Fox News Channel. The phrase is also in the title of Al Franken’s 2003 book “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right.” President George W. Bush said his decision to commute Scooter Libby’s conviction for perjury and obstruction […] Read More

Inching toward an anticipated announcement he will run for president in 2008, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson spoke Saturday to an elite group of right-wing, behind-the-scenes political powerbrokers. Thompson reportedly told a gathering of the Council for National Policy the 2005 confirmation of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts shows Republicans can win against federal […] Read More

A religious right leader who in 1998 called on President Clinton to resign said it would be a mistake for President Bush to apologize for actions of White House aides in the Valerie Plame case. On Friday a grand jury indicted Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff, on five counts […] Read More

Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, was indicted today in a federal grand jury investigation into the disclosure of a CIA agency’s identity. Cheney’s long-time aid submitted his resignation. President Bush’s senior adviser and deputy chief of staff, Karl Rove, remains under investigation, according to news reports. As the legal and […] Read More