Daily Archives: May 6, 2011

(Video) ICYMI: The ‘Last Word’ Condi Rice interview

I’m not sure what’s more amazing about this interview; former Bush National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s crumbling decorum and seeming imperviousness to any fact that exists after March of 2003, or the fact that clips of … Continue reading

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Flashback: Bush, Rumsfeld scuttled plan to get al-Qaida’s number two in 2005

Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, the focus of the international terrorism manhunt shifts to al-Qaida’s number two: Ayman al-Zawahiri. But did the Bush administration let him slip through their fingers in 2005?

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The jobs report: good news and politics

The U.S. economy added a net 244,000 jobs last month, with all of the growth coming in the private sector. That’s good news, but of course, good news doesn’t always make for good politics.

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UPDATED: Bill Nelson warns Rick Scott: veto election bill or I’ll call in the feds

Senator Bill Nelson doesn’t mince words in a letter to Florida governor Rick Scott: veto a controversial election bill, or prepare to answer to the Justice Department.

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**UPDATE: Qaida: yes, bin Laden’s dead. U.S. group may sue to get death pic; POTUS to meet SEALs, film in the works

UPDATE: A communique from al-Qaida makes it clear that whoever might not believe that Osama bin Laden is dead, the organization he headed believes it, and they’re not amused.

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