- Making News: Supreme Court to Decide on Jurisdiction over Guantanamo Bay
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases involving inmates at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. While detainees- claim that they are being held wrongly, other federal courts have claimed that they have no jurisdiction. David Savage, who reports on the Supreme Court for the Los Angeles Times, has more on the upcoming cases, which will likely be decided next June.
- Reporter's Notebook: $87 Billion for Iraq Approved by Six Senators?
The President-s $87 billion Iraq aid package was hotly debated. Yet when the Senate made its final decision, it did so by -voice vote,- so no Senator was ever recorded as being for or against the controversial issue. Harold Meyerson, editor-at-large for The American Prospect, and Stephen Hess, of the Brookings Institution, discuss political accountability in -the world-s greatest deliberative body.-
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