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Carnahan joins Blunt in backing tax cut extension

Missouri Democratic Senate candidate Robin Carnahan has joined the call to extend the tax cuts enacted during the administration of President George W. Bush. Republican Senate candidate Roy Blunt has said repeatedly that Congress should make permanent the tax cuts ...

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Carnahan joins Blunt in backing tax cut extension

Missouri Democratic Senate candidate Robin Carnahan has joined the call to extend the tax cuts enacted during the administration of President George W. Bush. Republican Senate candidate Roy Blunt has said repeatedly that Congress should make permanent the tax cuts ...

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Obama officials release terror memos that guided CIA

The Obama administration ruled out prosecution of government interrogators as it released censored versions of legal memos that guided harsh questioning of terror suspects by the CIA under President George W. Bush. The memos show that Justice Department lawyers authorized ...

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Wood resigns as U.S. attorney in Kansas City

John Wood, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced his resignation Wednesday afternoon. Wood, who has been at the post less than two years, has accepted a position as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of ...

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Boeing unit lawsuit over CIA flight plans appealed

A unit of Boeing Co., the second-largest U.S. defense contractor, faced an appeal court hearing over claims it falsified flight plans to disguise the CIA’s delivery of suspected terrorists to secret prisons where they were tortured. A lawyer for the ...

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Hanaway likely to join Ashcroft Group

U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway is planning to join the lobbying and consulting group headed by former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, according to a person she talked with about her plans but who asked not to be identified. Hanaway said in a phone interview that she could not divulge her plans or say which prospective employers she had spoken with until she formally announced her resignation to the U.S. Department of Justice. When asked if she would head to the Ashcroft's firm, The Ashcroft Group, Hanaway refused to answer, telling a reporter, "I hope you understand you're asking me to breach Department of Justice protocol."

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