If you can believe The Washington Post’s media writer Howard Kurtz (and, at this point we’re not sure who to believe on this story), some 35 major news organizations tried to confirm Jason Leopold’s claim that Karl Rove had been indicted by the CIA leak grand jury but not one could confirm the report.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says the Bush administration may prosecute New York Times reporters who wrote about the NSA’s spying on Americans, which means Bush can break the law by ordering the spying but he wants to prosecute reporters who caught him breaking the law.
Ray Nagin pledged on Sunday to spend the first 100 days of his second term as mayor of hurricane-ravaged New Orleans finding ways to speed up rebuilding, solve its housing crisis and clean up debris.
A congressman under investigation for bribery was caught on videotape accepting $100,000 in $100 bills from an FBI informant whose conversations with the lawmaker also were recorded, according to a court document released Sunday. Agents later found the cash hidden in his freezer.