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Give Surge a Chance

Editor’s note: This is the text of Arizona Republican Senator John McCain’s speech at the Virginia Military Institute today, as prepared for delivery. Thank you. I know that seated in the ...
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Back to The Memos

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Friday, Feb. 9, a top aide to Majority Leader Bill Frist quit, under investigation into leaking Democratic memos regarding judicial nominees to the media. In resigning, the ...
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Scapegoating Miranda

January 30, 2004 Senator William H. Frist Senate Majority Leader 416 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Via Email Dear Senator Frist: We, the undersigned, are the four Republican-appointed members of the U.S. Commission on Civil ...
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Dean Does Comedy

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a transcript from Comedy Central’s January 26 Daily Show: an interview between the show’s host, Jon Stewart, and former Vermont governor Howard Dean. The transcript is ...
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“Hopeful Day”

Good afternoon. Yesterday, December the 13th, at around 8:30 p.m. Baghdad time, United States military forces captured Saddam Hussein alive. He was found near a farmhouse outside the ...