Hearing Hayden

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Thursday, May 18, 2006

The Senate hearings on the nomination of Michael Hayden to head the CIA come in the wake of new claims about NSA data mining. Listen to live excerpts of the hearings followed by guest analysis.

Confirmation Day

Kevin Whitelaw, senior writer, US News and World Report
Holly Bailey, White House correspondent for Newsweek
Dafna Linzer, national security correspondent for the Washington Post

» US News and World Report
» Newsweek


Black Jack, Mo.: No Dice for Couple

Every name in this USA Today article is bizarre - the town, the boyfriend, the girlfriend.

"ACLU to sue after community rejects unmarried pair" (USA Today)


City Hall Rap

Mayor Bloomberg gets his own personal rapper


Require Reading, May 18, 2006

In which House ethics committee takes on ethics, Italian PM slams Iraq war, NY Republicans try to derail Faso, military contractors bid for immigration contracts, Rudy makes makes right turn, Richard Clarke to be played by Sean Penn, new clues in Hoffa remains search?

House Ethics Committee Investigating Ethics ...


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