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Tom Keane

The week that wasn't

By Tom Keane
August 12, 2007

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IN A DRAMATIC confrontation, Congress and the president battled over which branch of the government would be first to go on summer vacation. Initially it seemed Bush would succeed in making senators and representatives spend several extra weeks holding hearings on new legislation. But in a brilliant last-minute move, Congress passed without debate a bill giving the executive branch wide ... (Full article: 718 words)

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