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July 18, 2007, 1:00am

The Iraqi Parliament is on vacation in August and our soldiers are fighting in the heat. Something is wrong with this picture.

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July 17, 2007, 1:00am

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced yesterday that the Senate will stay up all night tonight and force lawmakers to stand and debate a bill that provides a timetable for the withdrawal of American troops.

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July 16, 2007, 1:00am

Being without health insurance is no big deal. Just ask President Bush. “I mean, people have access to health care in America,” he said last week. “After all, you just go to an emergency room.”

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July 16, 2007, 1:00am

Today, the Senate debates a bipartisan amendment to the fiscal 2008 defense authorization bill offered by Sens. Carl Levin (D-MI) and Jack Reed (D-RI), which would “require the president to begin reducing the number of American troops in Iraq within … Read more »

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July 13, 2007, 1:00am

With the American public in despair over the Iraq war and key members of his own party deserting him, President Bush is still trying to twist reality to claim that his failed effort is worth sticking with.

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July 13, 2007, 1:00am

Throughout this month, several conservative senators have offered rhetoric suggesting they are ready to break with President Bush’s escalation policy in Iraq. But instead of supporting a firm withdrawal, many are embracing weak legislation…

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July 12, 2007, 1:00am

When Iraqis are begging us to leave, it’s remarkably presumptuous to overrule their wishes and stay indefinitely.

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July 11, 2007, 1:00am

When presidents have screwed up and want to console themselves, they think history will give them a second chance.

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July 10, 2007, 1:00am

AS THE WORLD’S scientists near consensus on human causes of climate change, even Exxon is cutting contributions and distancing itself from the global warming denial industry.

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July 10, 2007, 1:00am

The Congressional Research Service reported on Monday that the “average monthly cost of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan has been clocked at $12 billion.” Iraq alone has cost American taxpayers approximately $450 billion.

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