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It's oversight season - finally

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The long-awaited oversight of the Bush/Cheney regime is beginning reports the Associated Press:

From the war to environmental policy and secret surveillance, the Democrats who now control both the House and Senate are armed with subpoena power and ready to summon panels of witnesses.

These newly empowered Democrats plan to put the Bush administration under scrutiny like never before.

"One of the clearest messages of the last election was that the Republican leadership was just AWOL when it came to holding the Bush administration accountable," said Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Explains why the Bush team is lawyering up. They've got some explaining to do. Six years worth of explaining.

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