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Dems Swinging In The Dark

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 13, 2009 at 7:59am 7/13/2009 at 7:59am

The Obama administration and Democrats in Congress are on the verge of a multi-fronted investigation of the Bush administration’s handling of the war on al-Qaeda, including a secret CIA plan to capture or kill senior al-Qaeda leaders which never became operational, before being terminated by Leon Panetta. Former CIA Director Michael...

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Will Blago Meet RICO?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 3, 2009 at 9:34am 1/3/2009 at 9:34am

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald has requested a three month extension of time to bring an indictment against Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, stating that he needed more time to review thousands of telephone intercepts and to interview new witnesses. While I can’t presume to know what is in Fitzgerald’s mind, it looks...

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Are Illinois Legislators About To Violate The Federal Wiretap Laws?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 19, 2008 at 9:56am 12/19/2008 at 9:56am

Thanks to Illinois Review for cross-posting this piece.
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During impeachment hearings before the Illinois legislature on Thursday, December 18, 2008, Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s attorney, Ed Genson, repeatedly objected to legislators using “illegal” wiretap information as part of the impeachment proceeding. Illinois legislators seemed dismissive, at times opining that they were not necessarily...

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