The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 28, 2005

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A Texas grand jury indicts house majority leader Tom Delay on a charge of conspiring to violate political fundraising laws…Delay immediately gives up his leadership post while blasting the prosecutor in the case as a partisan fanatic…delay insists he’s done nothing wrong

The Democratic caucus meets on the nomination of John Roberts to be chief justice of the Supreme Court…..21 Democrat senators will vote for Roberts but the caucus is united in warning president Bush about his next high court nominee

A plea to the justice department to lift a gag order on people who have gotten demands for personal records under the U.S.A. Patriot Act

A wide-ranging group of Oakland residents publicly call on former East Bay congressman Ron Dellums to enter next year’s mayors race

Okaland clergy, unions and community organizations demand a community benefits agreement for jobs and affordable housing in a large-scale waterfront development project

And a female suicide bomber in Iraq kills six army recruits in a city supposedly pacified by U.S. and Iraq troops just two weeks ago