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Fishwrap Archive: May 2007


  • More Gonzales e-mail

    The Justice Department today released an e-mail from a Bush administration official that shows th... Published May 16 2007

  • Thompson backs "John Doe" bill

    Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi Democrat and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee,... Published May 16 2007

  • Wolfowitz makes his case

    World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz made a plea to the bank's board of governors last night to ju... Published May 16 2007

  • New staffer

    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced this morning that Terry Lierman, the state chairman o... Published May 14 2007

  • Update on the U.S.-Iran talks

    Vice President Dick Cheney, flying back today from a five-country trip to the Middle East that in... Published May 14 2007

  • Talks with Iran? Hold on

    The White House this morning played down reports over the weekend that the U.S. ambassador to Ira... Published May 14 2007

  • Swift Ferrets for truth?

    Strangest thing we've seen all day (hat tip: Hotline On Call).\ -- Christina Bellantoni, Capitol... Published May 11 2007

  • Bush and Blair to meet next week

    President Bush will host British Prime Minister Tony Blair next week for a meeting and a joint pr... Published May 11 2007

  • Mother's Day advice from Hillary

    Don't buy your wife flowers or candy, Sen. Hillary Clinton told MSNBC's Joe Scarborough this morn... Published May 11 2007

  • Quotable

    "Not one of us here got more than five hours of sleep unless they were cheating on the floor." --... Published May 11 2007

  • Obama vs. Britney

    Sen. Barack Obama, already scrutinized for a gaffe in Richmond this week, is now being labeled an... Published May 10 2007

  • Conyers puts foot down, kicks protesters

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. started his hearing with Attorney General Alb... Published May 10 2007

  • Quotable

    "I appreciate the work you do, although we don't know what it is." -- Rules Committee Chairman Lo... Published May 9 2007

  • Kerry: Cheney needs to get tough with Iraqis

    Sen. John Kerry is calling on Vice President Dick Cheney to "get tough" with Iraqi leaders during... Published May 9 2007

  • 2008 walk

    A month from now, fans of presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) will strap on pedometers... Published May 9 2007

  • Hey -- isn't that George Allen?

    Tourists visiting the U.S. Senate get a glossy 16-page booklet explaining the procedures of the c... Published May 9 2007

  • Mars, here we come

    Fishwrap would like to give props to Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.), who smoothly handled a question t... Published May 9 2007

  • He anchors, he blogs, he loves Meadow

    Apparently, the anchors of the network nightly newscasts occasionally get to have some fun when t... Published May 8 2007

  • May be Mother's Day, but still got a campaign to r

    Nothing says "I love you, mom" like an e-card from Sen. Hillary Clinton.\ The New York Democrat's... Published May 8 2007

  • Latest twist in the Justice investigation

    The Justice Department today said they will not oppose the granting of immunity to Attorney Gener... Published May 7 2007