Today's coverage: Cheney, credit cards, border fence, foreclosures
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• Amid Republican disarray, the former vice president is stepping to the fore to defend the Bush administration – and his own – legacy, and to once again knock Democrats off stride. It's an unprecedented role for a former veep. Linda Feldmann looks at why is he so intent on justifying Bush actions and what effect is he having.
• Gail Chaddock is following credit card legislation making its way through Congress. She is finding concern that it may make it especially difficult for young people to get credit. Coming Friday morning.
• Gordon Lubold is reporting on the VA's widely popular new GI bill: Thousands of vets have applied for the generous provisions. But will it come at a cost? Come August 1, when the program goes into effect, active-duty vets may flock to schools, robbing the military of some of their best and brightest.