- Newsmaker: Anthrax Suspect Worked in US Lab
The FBI has sent a letter to 40,000 microbiologists, along with a possible profile of its suspected anthrax-mailer. Washington Times' investigative reporter Jerry Seper says that, despite claims to the contrary, the FBI has narrowed its investigation to a prime suspect who might have sent the anthrax to Capitol Hill.
- Reporter's Notebook: Loopholes in Campaign Finance Legislation
Campaign finance reform was passed almost over the bodies of Republican House leaders. Now, Republican Senators are threatening a filibuster to defeat the bill. Yet Democrats may suffer more from the measure than the Republicans who are trying to kill it. Fred Barnes, of the conservative Weekly Standard, has more on the legislation's loopholes and unintended consequences.
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