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Assange calls for criminal charges against 'shock jock' Fox hosts

WikiLeaks founder calls Bradley Manning 'political prisoner'; says Fox hosts, politicians committing 'terrorism'

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Mukasey: Prosecute Assange because it's 'easier' than prosecuting New York Times

It's come to the attention of some observers that there isn't much the US can charge Julian Assange with that it can't charge the New York Times with as well.

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Fox News cuts down Palin's claim about 'corrupt bastards' at CBS

Sarah Palin went to war against an Alaska affiliate of CBS on Sunday, but she got little back-up in her struggle from her employer, Fox News.

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Pakistan defends supply line 'blockade' as tensions with US grow

Pakistan's ambassador to the United States defended his country's blockade of a NATO supply line Sunday and hinted it was triggered by uncertainty in his government over whether Pakistan and the US are on the same side in the war against the Taliban.

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Boehner won't promise to end earmarks if GOP takes House

Republicans have unveiled their 21-page "Pledge to America" but there is one pledge that the potential House Speaker-in-waiting won't make. When asked several times Sunday, Rep. John Boehner refused to say that he would put an end to all earmarks if Republicans take over the House.

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Update: Bishop in alleged gay sex scandal to step down

Update: The website Black Spin reported on Friday afternoon that the bishop at the center of allegations of a gay sex scandal plans to step down as the pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after he delivers his sermon on Sunday. According to the same story, as many as 30 young men may now be considering suing Bishop Eddie Long.

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Limbaugh slams Rove for attacking O'Donnell

In another sign that Christine O'Donnell's upset win in last night's Delaware Republican Senate primary has opened a schism in the conservative movement, talk show host Rush Limbaugh attacked Karl Rove on the air Wednesday for Rove's criticisms of the tea party-backed O'Donnell.

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Axelrod hits at Boehner's 'tight ties' to lobbyists

Boehner's plan will raise taxes on 110 million families, White House adviser says

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Imam Rauf slams 'disingenuous' Palin over opposition to mosque

The imam behind a plan to build an Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero said the debate has been "hijacked by radicals," and took on Sarah Palin and other opponents of the project Sunday.

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Tony Blair: Cheney's vision 'not stupid,' possible 'over time'

Don't rule out attack on Iran, Blair says

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Stewart: 'Is Fox News a terrorist command center?'

In a recent Fox News segment, panelist Eric Bolling held up a card claiming to show links between Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf, the man behind the mosque near Ground Zero, and Hamas and Iran.

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Petraeus hedges on Afghan withdrawal

The new head of US forces in Afghanistan is reserving the right to back away from the July, 2011, deadline set by the Obama administration to begin withdrawal of US forces.

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Greenspan: End Bush tax cuts

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes that the US should "follow the law" and let the Bush tax cuts lapse. He disagreed Sunday with Republicans who say that tax cuts pay for themselves.

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Liz Cheney calls on Obama to shut down WikiLeaks

Following the release of 92,000 war log files, Liz Cheney is calling for WikiLeaks to be shut down and says that the founder has "blood on his hands."

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Nation editor: Obama 'feeding zealots' by not standing up to right-wing media

The Shirley Sherrod controversy has shown that the White House needs to stand up to conservative media attacks, or risk "feeding the zealots" in America's political debate, says the editor and publisher of a leading progressive magazine.

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