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After months of requesting information from the Administration regarding the controversial domestic wire-tapping program, both houses of Congress have issued actual subpoenas to several sources within the White House and other parts of the Bush Administration seeking answers.

This is an issue with broad, bipartisan support despite whatever you might hear coming out of Tony Snow's mouth. The Senate Judiciary Committee, for example, approved the subpoenas on a 13-3 vote count.

The Bush Administration was given until July 18th to respond. It is expected to go well past that, however, as they are expected to take the issue to the federal courts.

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