4, 2003 Democratic
Candidates Tackle Iraq, Economy in First Debate
Eight of the nine Democratic candidates for president stood united
Thursday night in denouncing the president's policies on Iraq
and the economy, but differed over trade pacts and health care
plans in the first official debate of the 2004 campaign.
4, 2003 The
Complete Debate Text
Bill Richardson, Debate Rules, Introductions Text
II: Iraq and the War on Terror Text
-- Part III: The U.S. Economy, Trade and Employment Text
IV: Health Care Text
V: Immigration and Migrant Workers
on Foreign Policy: Dean says the president has failed to make a case for
going to war with Iraq. -- 2/25/03
& Brooks Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks
discuss the crop of Democratic presidential candidates, next year's presidential
election and former Vice President Al Gore's recent criticism of President Bush.
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