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In The News – May 24, 2006

Bin Laden tape: Moussaoui had no link to 9/11
Osama bin Laden said Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in the U.S. for the Sept. 11 attacks, had nothing to do with the operation, according to an audiotape released on the Internet Tuesday.

Senate committee backs Hayden nomination
Gen. Michael Hayden moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the nation’s 20th CIA chief, where he will take over a spy agency looking for a leader to steer it through troubles ranging from al-Qaida threats to Washington politics.

Constitutionality of Jefferson raid questioned
The FBI’s weekend search of the House office of a Louisiana Democrat under investigation for bribery may have overstepped constitutional boundaries, House leaders said as the congressman under investigation pledged to stay in office.

Senate’s Katrina, Iraq cash diverted for pork
n recent years, Congress has been on a spending binge worth tens of billions of dollars, and there has been talk on Capitol Hill of reining in earmarks. But the Senate version of the bill includes billions in such spending, covering an array of far-flung causes: New England shellfishermen affected by red tide, a program to fight an insect ravaging pine trees in the Rockies, and a road in Hawaii.more…

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May 24, 2006 - Posted by | In The News

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