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Frist steps back from Bush

February 13, 2006 - Conservative columnist Robert Novak notes that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) seems to be distancing himself from the president in preparation for Frist's 2008 bid for the White House:

In New Orleans

February 8, 2006 - Will be light blogging as we get situated in New Orleans. We touched down at noon and have done a quick tour of the 9th Ward, Bywater and other hard-hit communities.

Heading to the Gulf

February 7, 2006 - Thanks in large part to the generous support of you, our readers, we're making another fact-finding trip to the Gulf Coast this week, as part of our Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch project.

Oil Addicts Anonymous: Gulf Chapter

February 1, 2006 - On the same day that Texas oilman George W. Bush declared the country is "addicted to oil," a bi-partisan Florida delegation was gathering to propose a sweeping ban on the offshore oil-drilling heavingly promoted by George and brother Jeb Bush in Florida:

FEMA ignored help from federal agencies

January 31, 2006 - Today's revelations about the grotesque failures of FEMA's response to Katrina weren't necessarily shocking for the information that was brought to light -- but by the fact that nobody seems to care, and no one is being held accountable.