Philadelphia priest gets 3 years in prison for covering up child sex crimes, as bishops launch political propaganda video Watch the video here.
--retired Vermont Gov. Madeline Kunin says that only 17% of members of Congress are female, in this excerpt from our in-depth interview to be released tomorrow
--Scott Shane on NY Times blog explores the (im)balance of security vs. privacy
--federal judge in Texas complains about the huge number of wiretaps approved, and the secrecy that enshrouds 99% of the cases
--Romney attacks Obama on foreign policy and whistleblowers, for the wrong reasons
--over 100 killed in coordinated attacks in Iraq on Monday