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Saturday, April 23, 2005

“Moussaoui Tells Court He’s Guilty of a Terror Plot”: Neil A. Lewis has this article today in The New York Times, and in Sunday’s newspaper he will have an article headlined “Surprise Terror Plea Leaves Unresolved Issues.”

The Washington Post today contains articles headlined “Moussaoui Pleads Guilty in Terror Plot; Defendant Says Bin Laden Ordered Post-Sept. 11 Attack on White House“; “Questions Linger on Moussaoui’s Role in 9/11“; and “A Mix of Ordinary, Drama at Courthouse; Judge, Moussaoui Are Cordial, Combative.”

The Los Angeles Times reports that “Moussaoui Pleads Guilty to Terror Plot; The conspirator denies being involved in the 9/11 attacks, saying Bin Laden chose him for a separate airplane strike on the White House.”

The Chicago Tribune contains an article headlined “Moussaoui: ‘I am guilty’; 1st conviction in U.S. for Sept. 11 hijacking attacks.”

The Boston Globe reports that “Moussaoui pleads guilty to conspiracy; But denies role in 9/11 attacks.”

In The Baltimore Sun, Gail Gibson reports that “Moussaoui pleads guilty; French citizen admits al-Qaida link, role in plot to carry out 9/11 attacks.”

The Washington Times reports that “Moussaoui pleads guilty.”

The Sacramento Bee reports that “Moussaoui admits plotting terror; Frenchman pleads guilty in post-Sept. 11 plan to crash jet into the White House.”

Newsday contains an article headlined “Guilty in terror case: Moussaoui admits to conspiracy charges that could get him the death penalty but he denies role in 9/11 plot.”

The New York Daily News contains an article headlined “Target: White House.”

The Toronto Globe and Mail contains an article headlined “Moussaoui pleads guilty to terror charges; His plan was to crash a Boeing 747 jetliner into the White House, he tells a U.S. court.”

Sunday’s edition of The Minneapolis Star Tribune will contain an article headlined “How 2 men helped FBI bring down Moussaoui.”

And Friday’s broadcast of the PBS program “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” contained a segment entitled “Moussaoui Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with 9/11 Attackers” (transcript with link to audio).

Posted at 11:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Nuking the filibuster: GOP arguments fail smell test.” This editorial will appear Sunday in The Minneapolis Star Tribune.

In Sunday’s edition of The New York Times, columnist Frank Rich will have an op-ed entitled “A High-Tech Lynching in Prime Time,” while Todd S. Purdum will have a Week in Review essay entitled “The Masters of the Maybe.”

The Anchorage Daily News today contains an article headlined “Stevens says Cheney would settle tie on filibuster vote; Alaska senator originally thought he would play key role.”

Yesterday in The San Diego Union-Tribune, columnist Ruben Navarrette Jr. had an op-ed entitled “Republican majority as victims.”

The Bowdoin Orient yesterday contained an essay by Matt Spooner entitled “The fight for filibusters.”

And on yesterday evening’s broadcast of the PBS program “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” Mark Shields and David Brooks discussed (transcript with link to audio) the Republicans’ proposal to change Senate rules by banning judicial filibusters.

Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Cheney Yanks White House Into Filibuster Fray; Democrat accuses Bush of breaking his word that the administration would not intervene”: This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.

The Chicago Tribune reports today that “Cheney puts filibuster in cross hairs; VP vows to help end deadlock in Senate; Frist in tough spot.”

The Washington Times reports that “Cheney pledges filibuster override.”

The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi reports that “Pickering will speak against filibusters at Ky. rally.”

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that “Ministers urge cancellation of ‘Justice Sunday’; Group says event mixes faith, politics.”

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that “Ministers protest ‘Justice Sunday’; Say Louisville church’s anti-filibuster rally based on wrong ideas.”

The Kentucky Post reports that “Church telecast challenges filibuster.”

The San Antonio Express-News reports that “Senate filibuster fight taking on religious zeal.”

The Rocky Mountain News contains an article headlined “Getting an earful of opinions; Thousands voice views to Salazar after Focus attack.”

The Lowell Sun reports that “Approval of judicial nominees
threatens to stall the Senate

Investor’s Business Daily reports that “GOP Poised To End Judicial Filibusters Soon Despite Risks.”

The Denver Post contains an editorial entitled “Senate dispute turns unsettling.”

The Detroit Free Press contains an editorial entitled “Church and State: Frist oversteps bounds, ushering religion into filibuster fight.”

Today in The Washington Post, columnist Colbert I. King has an op-ed entitled “Hijacking Christianity,” while Paul Gaston has an op-ed entitled “Smearing Christian Judges.”

In The Houston Chronicle, Marianne Means has an op-ed entitled “Frist is taking the Senate down a path he will regret.”

In The Rocky Mountain News, columnist Mike Littwin has an essay entitled “Angry Salazar focuses his wrath on Dobson.”

And in The Decatur (Ala.) Daily, James L. Evans has an essay entitled “On judges, filibusters and faith.”

Posted at 1:15 PM by Howard Bashman

Available online from National Public Radio: Today’s broadcast of “Weekend Edition – Saturday” contained a segment entitled “Judge Accepts Moussaoui Guilty Plea.”

And yesterday’s broadcast of “All Things Considered” contained segments entitled “Sept. 11 Suspect Moussaoui Changes Plea to Guilty“; “Army Clears Four Officers in Abu Ghraib Abuse“; and “Woman Who Claimed to Find Finger in Chili Arrested.”

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Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Judicious Compromise: Democrats Should Take the First Step to End the Filibuster Fracas.” Columnist David S. Broder will have this op-ed Sunday in The Washington Post.

Posted at 8:58 AM by Howard Bashman

“Man sues over flesh in sandwich; Tipp City restaurant’s owner named defendant in legal action”: This article appears today in The Dayton Daily News.

Posted at 8:55 AM by Howard Bashman