Federal judge: White House must release or explain Cheney logs

With Election Day looming, the Bush administration faces a choice.

Published October 19, 2006 6:28PM (EDT)

A federal judge in Washington has just told the Bush admnistration that it has until the end of next week either to release two years' worth of logs showing who visited Dick Cheney's home and office or to identify the records and explain why they're being withheld. With midterm elections less than three weeks away, anyone want to hazard a guess as to which choice the White House will make?

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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