The Democratic presidential candidates spent last night slinging mud at one another but mostly at Sen. Hillary Clinton http://www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/070130/30clintonfacts.htm at a debate in Las Vegas. "People are not attacking me because I'm a woman; they're attacking me because I'm ahead," Clinton told the audience. Sen. Barack Obama and former Sen. John Edwards both took stabs at Clinton and were booed by the audience for their gibes at the former first lady, while a host of other candidates fought to get a word in.
Congress will likely not send the president more money to fund the Iraq war until early next year. The House passed a $50 billion bill Wednesday night that also mandated a pullout. That legislation is not likely to pass in the Senate.
Baseball legend Barry Bonds was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday on five felony counts of perjury and obstruction of justice for his apparent uncooperative behavior during a four-year investigation of steroid use by athletes. Bonds broke Hank Aaron's home run record over the summer.