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Wednesday, January 26, 2005

  • GOP Senator Warns Dems to "Be Careful" About Criticizing Rice

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    Speaking on the Senate floor, Sen. George Allen (R-VA) said his Democratic colleagues should "be careful" when criticizing Rice for making false statements about the war in Iraq lest they "diminish Dr. Rice’s credibility in capitals around the world." [includes rush transcript]

  • Sen. Byrd: Rice Responsible For "Most Overblown Rhetoric Administration Used to Scare the American People"

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    In a Senate debate on the confirmation of Condoleezza Rice as Secretary of State, some Democrats delivered a blistering public attack on her role as National Security Adviser on Iraq. Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) led the opposition to Rice’s confirmation. We hear an extended excerpt of his address. [includes rush transcript]

  • Seymour Hersh: "We’ve Been Taken Over by a Cult"

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    As the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to vote today on the nomination of Alberto Gonzales for Attorney General, we hear a speech by Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh on torture from Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib to Vietnam. [includes rush transcript]