Thursday, April 24, 2008

Lawsuit: May change shape of governmental power...

From The Media Consortium via :

A Constitutional Conundrum

Brian Beutler, reporting for The Media Consortium, writes, "Overshadowed by a heated presidential-election battle and daily news of a sinking economy, a lawsuit that could change the shape of governmental power is making its way through US District Court in Washington, D.C.

The suit challenges the Bush administration's attempt to flout contempt of Congress charges against one current and one former White House aide."

And, Bob Secter and Jeff Coen report for The Chicago Tribune: "In the midst of a corruption trial that has provided plenty of fodder for political cynics, prosecutors alleged that political insiders in Washington and Illinois claimed to be working to choke off a criminal investigation launched by US Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald."

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