What's Going On: Evening News Round-up

  • The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of charging Karl Rove with contempt of Congress.
  • A brief filed by the Bush administration with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court asked the court to keep any challenges to the wiretapping law passed earlier this year secret.
  • New documents reveal that the state of Georgia actually knew about the “patch” that Deibold placed after the election. Cathy Cox, Georgia Secretary of State, inquired about the patch. This patch was selectively applied to certain computers just before the 2002 election in Georgia.
  • President Bush signs the Housing Relief Bill. Unfortunately, after further review, I’m not sure that it really brings all that much relief.
  • Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced that he will not seek re-election. He is in the middle of a corruption investigation that has marred his administration.
  • The CIA finally documents ties between Pakistan senior officials and militants. Many books, including Richard Clarke’s “Against All Enemies,” have already pointed to the Pakistani government as a problem.