Public deserves document disclosure

By Christine Tatum: Guest columnist This week promises to be a big one in the never-ending fight to improve access to federal government records. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote today on the Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 2007, which stand to be the most comprehensive reform of the Freedom of […]

If Ashcroft steps down, who will replace him?

Freedom Newspapers If the Washington rumor mills are credible, Attorney General John Ashcroft is likely to step down, possibly by the end of the year. This would not be surprising or altogether unwelcome. Ashcroft aides have been hinting for months that he was ready to leave a job that has worn him down — though […]