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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

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  • Showdown coming over executive privilege
    Escalating a tug of war with the executive branch, a House subcommittee Wednesday issued subpoenas for several top Bush aides, including political advisor Karl Rove. When Congress wants open hearings and the president invokes executive privilege, who wins?11:06 a.m.
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    Jill Hasday: Professor of constitutional law at the University of Minnesota.
  • Ayaan Hirsi AliHow Ayaan Hirsi Ali became a Muslim apostate
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali grew up a devout Muslim in Somalia and Saudi Arabia. She fled an arranged marriage, immigrated to the Netherlands and was elected to the Dutch parliament. Hirsi Ali had renounced her faith after terrorists attacked the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, and religious extremists threatened to assassinate her.12:06 p.m.
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