WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department on Monday is expected to announce the appointment of Washington lawyer Cliff Sloan to oversee the closure of the controversial Guantanamo detention camp, sources familiar with the decision said on Sunday. Full story
A new Gallup poll shows that for the first time since 2005, former President George W. Bush is viewed more favorably than unfavorably. Alex Wagner’s panel discusses why the sudden rise is happening now.
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MSNBC host Karen Finney and The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank debate whether President Obama made the sale for why the government needs massive surveillance powers – as chronicled in two recent stories – into Americans’ digital lives.
Rachel Maddow reports on the development of U.S. wiretapping programs since the Bush administration and the regular renewal and codifying of such practices by Congress, all to general indifference of Americans despite serious Constitutional questions.
TheGrio.com’s Joy Reid and Mother Jones’ David Corn hash out the details of the NSA/Verizon data collection controversy and explain why – even if you disagree with the policy – it pales in comparison to the similar, but court-less, controversy that embroiled George W. Bush’s administration.
US President George W. Bush speaks alongside President-elect Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 7, 2009. Bush, acting on a suggestion by Obama, invited the former Presidents and President-elect for lunch, the first time since 1981 that all living preside
Holding a tax rebate letter from the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. President George W. Bush speaks about the economy during a visit to a small business in Sterling, Virginia March 26, 2006. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
First lady Barbara Bush, right, stands with oldest son, George Bush, at her house on Saturday, Aug. 19, 1989 in Kennebunkport, Maine. The two accompanied the President during a coast guard inspection of his boat at Walkers Point.
From left, President Barack Obama, former president George W. Bush, former president William J. Clinton former President George H.W. Bush and former president Jimmy Carter arrive for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/David J. Phil