Tuesday, March 8, 2005- New page around 10 a.m. Monday-Friday
"snack tax" passes first hurdle
Texas would have highest state sales tax in
Mexicans on Texas Death Row to get hearings The Bush administration has instructed Texas state courts to give 51 Mexicans facing the death penalty new hearings on their claims that they were denied meetings with diplomats from their nation, in violation of international law. ".. a sweeping assertion of executive authority within the United States, in that, without any legislative action by Congress, he is issuing instructions to the courts of a sovereign state as to how to treat defendants."
White House admits first blogger to briefing
Fear runs high in Nuevo Laredo "We're all selling our houses and moving across the border to Texas," said Alicia Anaya.
Att'y Gen. Gonzales defends rendition policy the United
States sometimes transfers detainees in the war on terrorism to
other nations where they may undergo harsh interrogation, trial