Brian Ross at ABC News is reporting that two of the four leaders allegedly behind the failed terrorist attack on Northwest flight 253 were previously released from Guantanamo Bay in 2007.:
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In the wake of the failed Christmas plane bombing, bloggers from both ends of the political spectrum criticize the DHS and Napolitano.
One week prior to the foiled attack on the Northwest flight from Amsterdam to Detroit, The Washington Times Opinion page published an editorial titled Terrorism Service Administration. Apparently, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano did not read it.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Report says 225,000 Haiti children work as slaves, Gibbs passes on one last chance to make health care negotiations transparent, and why the filibuster is more essential now than ever.
Many are asking why President Obama has not stepped in front of cameras he has become so accustomed to and personally address the nation regarding the Friday attack on Northwest Flight 253 en route from Amsterdam to Detroit. Surely a president would want the nation to know what his direct thoughts are when a terrorist suspect like London-based Nigerian national Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab allegedly tries to ignite a bomb on an airplane bound for the United Stat
Following procedural votes regarding the constitutionality of a number of provisions in the Senate health care bill yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D - NV) avoided talking about how he plans on structuring the conference committee hearing process.
Former star lobbyist Paul Magliocchetti is at the heart of a federal grand jury investigation for swapping donations for earmark kickbacks.
MSNBC's David Shuster fails to address Whitehouse's anti-Republican rant--while playing up Coburn's health-care vote comment
Senator Bob Casey Jr. (D - PA), who came to office as a pro-life Democrat in 2006 under the banner that he would continue his father's fight in pro-life causes has turned out to be pretty disappointing. When asked by the Washington Times on Tuesday what he thought his father, the late Bob Casey Sr., former governor of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995, would think of the abortion issue in the health care bill
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Chairman Mao Adorns White House Christmas Tree, Democrats Protect Federal Employees From Health Care Overhaul, and Ammunition Control by the Obama Administration.
D.C. Councilman Marion Barry and other District officials earmark tens of millions to tax-delinquent groups
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Cheney named Conservative of the Year, Fort Hood Terrorist Claims His Rights Being Violated, and Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too.
Following Senator Whitehouse's floor remarks, I spoke with the Rhode Island Senator about the more inflammatory statements he made in the Senate chambers about supporters of GOP members who are looking to stall the health care bill.
New York medics claim they have no obligation to help a dying pregnant woman because they are on their lunch break.
Democrats voted early this morning in the Senate on the initial series of cloture votes with the goal of passing the Senate's health care bill by Christmas. Following the 1:30 A.M. vote, Sen. Ben Nelson (D - NE) emerged from the floor and spoke to reporters about the bill as well as the controversy surrounding the deal Senator Nelson acquired for Nebraska for full federal funding of Medicaid in perpetuity.