Last week a unanimous bipartisan Senate report accused high Bush Administration officials of approving abusive interrogations. Now Vice President Cheney confirms that he was on board. Will Barack Obama investigate or leave the recent past to future historians? Also, Obama's cabinet continues to take shape, and the interest rate falls toward zero, but other actions by the Federal Reserve could be much more important.
Banner image: President George W. Bush (R) meets with the Iraq Study Group, including U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (L) and U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney on June 14, 2006 in Washigton, DC. Photo: Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images