Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday asked Ecuador for asylum. Police in London said he will be arrested for violating the terms of his bail, but for the moment he's protected at the country's embassy in London. Assange said he ultimately fears eventual extradition to the United States and a politically motivated trial.
The Republicans' claims that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was briefed about the CIA's 'enhanced interrogation techniques' placed her and other California politicians under a microscope. How will these rivalries affect the national debate over torture?