SENATE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SENATE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Obama says after 9/11, U.S. ‘tortured some folks’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251332-68/cia-obama-report-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251332-68/cia-obama-report-senate.html.csp">Obama says after 9/11, U.S. ‘tortured some folks’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:51:12.031-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office. “We tortured some folks,” Obama said at a televised news conference at the White House. “We did some things that were contrary to our values.” Addressing the impending release of a Senate report that criticizes CIA treatment of detainees, Obama said he ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582513322014-08-01T17:51:12.031-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T17:51:12.031-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251332@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:51:12 MDT Bloomberg View: House Republicans’ dysfunction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250514-82/bill-republicans-bloomberg-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250514-82/bill-republicans-bloomberg-democrats.html.csp">Bloomberg View: House Republicans’ dysfunction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ATTN: Editorial Page editors</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> (c) 2014, Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:30:07.702-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Republicans Thursday killed their own bill on the immigration crisis, which may be just as well: It wasn’t a bill so much as a meta-bill. Which is to say it was designed not to address the problem of scores of thousands of child immigrants showing up at the United States’s southern border, but the problem of Democrats saying House Republicans had failed to address the problem. Now that they have failed to achieve even that modest goal — the White House noted their failure within minutes — ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250514@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:30:07 MDT Washington Post: House inaction is shameful http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250473-82/immigration-bill-border-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250473-82/immigration-bill-border-president.html.csp">Washington Post: House inaction is shameful</a></h4>