Cheney Linked to Concealment of CIA Program; WH to Revisit Bush Anti-Terror Policies; Problem Nurses Stay on the Job in Calif.
Panetta: CIA Hid Program on Cheney's Orders New York Times
The report that former Vice President Dick Cheney was behind the decision to conceal a still-unidentified program from Congress deepens the mystery surrounding it. Meanwhile, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Sunday that the Bush administration may have broken the law if the CIA concealed the covert program from Congress.
Bush Anti-Terror Policies Get Reluctant Revisit Washington Post
Obama administration officials are reluctantly moving to examine some of the most controversial and clandestine episodes of the Bush administration's fight against terrorism, a move that comes amid fresh disclosures about CIA activity hidden from Congress and word that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. favors naming a criminal prosecutor to examine whether U.S. interrogators tortured terrorism suspects.
Problem Nurses Keep Jobs as Patients Suffer Los Angeles Times
The board charged with overseeing California's 350,000 registered nurses often takes years to act on complaints of egregious misconduct, leaving nurses accused of wrongdoing free to practice without restrictions.
Report Cites Weaknesses in Wiretapping Program WSJ($)
Monitoring Faulted in Rise of Soldier Suicides USAT
Obama Orders Review of Taliban POW Deaths CNN
Soldiers Sue KBR for Chemical Exposure Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Veterans Affairs Faces Surge of Disability Claims NYT
Chicago Schools Report Contradicts Obama and Duncan USAT
DOJ: Murtha Earmark Money Was Illicitly Distributed Roll Call($)
Statements in Ethics Probes Protected Roll Call($)
Electronic Chips in IDs Raise Privacy Concerns LAT
Deal Sought in Swiss Bank Suit WaPo
Calls for Inquest Into UK Scientist's Death The Independent
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