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Documents released from the House Judiciary Committee’s two year investigation into the U.S. attorney’s scandal reveal that New Mexico U.S. Attorney David Iglesias was fired at the insistence of Karl Rove because he refused to use his office to advance the partisan agenda of the Republican Party during an election cycle. I discuss the case with Iglesias and DemocracyNow’s Amy Goodman on today’s program, and I come back at the end for a discussion of the rendition of Raymond Azar. (The segment in between on the healthcare town hall meeting at Bucknell University is excellent, too.)
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Industry estimate of the life span of the average umbrella (in years):
Cancer researchers in California confirmed that dogs can sniff out cancer patients with roughly the same accuracy as screening tests.
A deaf dog belonging to a deaf owner was shot and killed in Alabama, and an Indiana dog’s skin troubles were found to be caused by an allergy to humans. “It’s just not his fault,” said the owner of Lucky Dog Retreat.
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