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The word "byzantine" means, roughly, "surreptitiously convoluted and labyrinthine." It's derived from the ancient name of the city we now call Istanbul, a capital of both Greek and Roman Empires. ...
by nailbender
Comment Count 141 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 10:18 PM PST with 201 Recommends
UPDATE: These appointments make even less sense when you consider that the Patriot Act allows INTERIM APPOINTMENTS as/...
by miguelmas1
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 08:11 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer Not long after George W. Bush was "elected" president in 2000, ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 107 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 07:22 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Here is an updated list of current US Attorneys for the Obama Administration. It details those that have been replaced, those that haven't, those that are pending nomination and those that haven't ...
by calchala
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 05:41 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
As diaried last night, a couple of us went to picket the Federal Courthouse in Pittsburgh to call for the removal of Mary Beth Buchanan as US Attorney for Western Pennsylvania. Just before heading ...
by ben masel
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 10:34 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Netroots Nation hosts an unprecedented forum on Aug. 15 in Pittsburgh to help journalists learn how Bush administration prosecutors altered the U.S. political map by corruption ...
by Nutmegger2
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Aug 06, 2009 at 08:48 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
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by David Waldman
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Jul 08, 2009 at 09:46 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Back on January 6th, the House snuck a little present into the rules package that I mentioned over at Congress Matters:
by David Waldman
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 04:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends
With the country in such dire straits, we very well may have arrived at a once-in-a-generation moment for making big, bold moves that pivot the country in a new, progressive direction. If successful,
by outside
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 04:39 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Fox News has been flogging the voter fraud being attributed to Acorn. This is the same issue that lead the Bush administration to fire 8 US attorneys for not prosecuting said fraud and the ...
by miguelitoh2o
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2008 at 10:37 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Harriet Miers and Josh Bolten won't be testifying to Congress anytime soon. Not until their Dear Leader ...
by dday
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2008 at 02:53 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Word from sources that Federal District Judge John Bates has denied the White House the stay it sought in the House Judiciary ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2008 at 01:19 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer The news that a show hosted by Rachel Maddow will replace The ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2008 at 12:58 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The House Judiciary Committee just voted along strict party lines, 20-14, to hold Karl Rove in contempt of Congress for his failure to appear in response to the duly authorized subpoenas seeking his ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 224 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2008 at 08:45 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The DOJ's report (compiled by the Office of Professional Responsibility and the Office of the Inspector General) on politicized hiring practices contains a politically explosive finding that could ...
by Tybalt
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 08:50 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
FISA's over. Now back to our regularly scheduled defiance of the law and lack of ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 205 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2008 at 01:25 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
We answered yesterday's Rove teaser question by saying "time will tell." Today, time clues us in, via the ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 373 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The latest and greatest in Sternly Worded Letters TM : House Judiciary Committee ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 118 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2008 at 07:15 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
You couldn't have missed the top recommended diary by Rep. Robert Wexler's (D-FL) campaign on the suggestion that the ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed May 21, 2008 at 05:53 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Via Think Progress comes this Anniston ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 145 comments on Tue May 20, 2008 at 07:45 AM PDT with 0 Recommends