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  • What’s Behind the Jane Harman Allegations?

    April 22, 2009 | 1:48 pm

    “This conversation doesn’t exist,” U.S. Rep. Jane Harman allegedly told the person on the other end of the line. Now she wants everyone to know exactly what, if anything, was said.

    The Venice-based Jewish Democrat, in the fight for her political life after allegations surfaced...

  • Report: Ex-CIA Director Asked to Wiretap Jewish Rep.

    April 20, 2009 | 7:55 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—A former CIA director asked for a wiretap on a Jewish congresswoman after she allegedly agreed to intervene on behalf of two indicted former AIPAC staffers.

    CQ Politics, a division of Congressional Quarterly, reported Sunday that then-CIA chief Porter Goss agreed to...

  • Will the Democrats cave on telecom immunity?

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    June 19, 2008 | 2:45 pm

    It looks like Congressional Democrats are going to cave in to the Bush administration, this time on telecom immunity for illegal surveillance of Americans.  Maybe public opposition will stop the roll over.  Maybe this is a drama that will end better than it is going right now.  But...