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  1. September 30, 2008

    Special prosecutor to pursue Gonzales over sacked attorneys

    The Department of Justice yesterday appointed a special prosecutor to pursue an investigation into Alberto Gonzales, former...

  2. September 30, 2008

    Gonzales pursued over sacked attorneys

    The Department of Justice yesterday appointed a special prosecutor to pursue an investigation into Alberto Gonzales, former...

  1. May 23, 2008

    US Congress subpoenas Rove to testify

    Karl Rove, the former political adviser to President George W. Bush, was subpoenaed on Thursday by a congressional committee...

  2. May 23, 2008

    US Congress subpoenas Rove to testify

    Karl Rove, the former political adviser to President George W. Bush, was subpoenaed yesterday by a congressional committee...

  3. November 20, 2007

    Observer: Another departure

    Fran Townsend, the homeland security official often deployed by the Bush administration to make its case on the Sunday...

  4. November 1, 2007

    Observer: Image makers

    And the "Texas mafia" continues to dwindle. Karen Hughes, one of US president George W. Bush's closest confidantes, is...

  5. October 31, 2007

    Political animal in the Pink House

    Cristina Fernández’s triumph in Argentina’s elections puts her husband, President Néstor Kirchner – a man who has held...

  6. September 1, 2007

    Cheney the survivor without challengers

    Dick Cheney once jokingly referred to himself as Darth Vader - such was his dark reputation with the mainstream US media....

  7. August 31, 2007

    Cheney the survivor without challengers

    Dick Cheney once jokingly referred to himself as Darth Vader — such was his dark reputation with the mainstream US media....

  8. August 13, 2007

    Fresh blow to lame-duck Bush

    Karl Rove was a founding member of the close-knit group of Texan political operatives who helped propel George W. Bush first...

  9. July 27, 2007

    FBI chief contradicts Gonzales testimony

    Robert Mueller, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday flatly contradicted sworn testimony given...

  10. July 26, 2007

    Bush aides hit with contempt citations

    Relations between George W. Bush and the Democratic-controlled Congress hit a new low yesterday when a House committee...

  11. July 25, 2007

    Bush aides hit with contempt citations

    Relations between George W. Bush and the Democratic-controlled Congress hit a new low on Wednesday when a House committee...

  12. July 12, 2007

    Former aide backs Bush on firings

    A former senior White House aide told Congress yesterday that she never discussed the firing of federal prosecutors with...

  13. July 11, 2007

    Court showdown looms over attorneys' dismissal

    President George W. Bush will move closer to a courtroom showdown with Congress over the firing of federal prosecutors...

  14. July 10, 2007

    Bush closer to court showdown

    President George W. Bush will move closer to a courtroom showdown with Congress over the firing of federal prosecutors on...

  15. June 13, 2007

    Top aides to testify on fired attorneys

    Two former senior aides to President George W. Bush have been ordered to testify on their roles in the dismissal of eight...

  16. June 1, 2007

    White House inner circle loses key aide

    President George W. Bush lost one of his closest advisers on Friday when Dan Bartlett, the White House counsellor, announced...

  17. May 24, 2007

    Ex-justice aide admits 'crossing line' on firings

    Monica Goodling, a former Justice Department official, admitted yesterday that she "crossed the line" in using political...

  18. May 23, 2007

    Goodling admits ‘crossing line’ on hirings

    Monica Goodling, a former Justice department official, said on Wednesday that she “crossed the line” in using political...

  19. April 14, 2007

    E-mails show plans to replace fired attorneys

    A top Department of Justice official was considering a list of replacements for US attorneys fired by the Bush...

  20. March 23, 2007

    Campaign to secure Rove testimony picks up

    Democrats pushed forward yesterday with their efforts to force top White House officials to testify under oath about the...

  21. March 22, 2007

    Bush aides face more potential subpoenas

    Democrats pushed forward on Thursday with their efforts to force top White House officials to testify under oath about the...

  22. March 22, 2007

    Congress and White House at loggerheads over Rove testimony

    A House of Representatives sub-committee approved subpoenas yesterday to force top White House aides including Karl Rove to...

  23. March 21, 2007

    Bush to oppose subpoenas over firing of US attorneys

    President George W. Bush yesterday threw down the gauntlet to the Democratic-controlled Congress over its demand that...

  24. March 20, 2007

    White House stands by Gonzales

    The White House yesterday defended Alberto Gonzales, the attorney-general, in relatively tepid tones, as calls grew for his...

  25. March 19, 2007

    White House ‘hopes’ Gonzales stays

    The White House on Monday defended Alberto Gonzales, the attorney-general, in relatively tepid tones, as calls grew for his...

  26. March 15, 2007

    E-mails ‘implicate Rove’ in sackings

    Congressional Democrats turned up the heat in their investigation of what they are calling a political purge of senior...

  27. March 14, 2007

    E-mails tie White House to attorney sackings

    The White House yesterday scrambled to stem the fallout from firing eight US attorneys, as it handed over e-mails to...

  28. January 5, 2007

    US spy chief quits post to join Rice

    The abrupt and unusual move by John Negroponte from being the first US director of national intelligence to become number...

  29. April 20, 2006

    Key administration resignations

    Alberto Gonzales, US attorney-general - August 2007 Karl Rove, White House senior political adviser - August 2007 Pete...

  30. April 19, 2006

    Bolten makes his mark

    It was only his third formal day in the job as White House chief of staff on Wednesday but already Josh Bolten is showing...

  31. March 29, 2006

    Bush aide quits New chief of staff chosen

    President George W. Bush yesterday announced the resignation of Andrew Card (above left), the second longest-serving chief...

  32. March 16, 2006

    White House scotches rumours of a shake-up

    The White House was forced to defend the record of its staff yesterday amid growing speculation that President George W....

  33. March 15, 2006

    White House defends record of its staff

    The White House was forced to defend the record of its staff on Wednesday amid growing speculation that President George W....

  34. February 25, 2006

    Bush badly needs a port in this storm

    The storm over the purchase of US port facilities by a Dubai government-owned operator has temporarily abated. Dubai Ports...

  35. November 20, 2005

    Advertising wars over Supreme Court nomination

    The nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the US Supreme Court is about to enter a more difficult phase, according to former...

  36. November 11, 2005

    Jurek Martin: All in the family values

    Whenever George W. Bush nominates anybody to anything these days, it is a stone cold certainty the president will extol his...

  37. November 5, 2005

    Bush turns to Alito for Supreme Court

    President George W. Bush named staunch conservative Samuel Alito (above) as his nomination for the US Supreme Court...

  38. November 2, 2005

    Acting from weakness

    First, President George W. Bush chooses Harriet Miers, his in-house lawyer with zero judicial experience, for the Supreme...

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