- Making News: Administration Tries to Redirect Harriet Miers Debate
Harriet Miers is back on Capitol Hill today, meeting with Democrats about her appointment to the US Supreme Court. At the White House, President Bush met with former members of the Texas Supreme Court, and acknowledged Miers as a "uniquely qualified person to serve on the bench." Mike Allen has written about a changing White House strategy in this week's edition of Time magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: Conflict in Valerie Plame Leak Case
After 85 days in jail, Judith Miller published her account of the Valerie Plame case in yesterday's New York Times. Three other Times reporters wrote about the paper's handling of Miller and how it covered the broader story of White House leaks that might have illegally revealed the identity of a covert CIA Agent. Did they raise more questions than they answered? David Corn is Washington Editor of The Nation magazine.
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