Politics

  • October 7, 2005  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks about the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the IAEA, President Bush’s speech on terrorism and the Senate vote on interrogation limits. Continue reading

  • October 6, 2005   BY Admin 

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reassess some no-bid contracts awarded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, acting FEMA head R. David Paulison said Thursday. Continue reading

  • October 6, 2005  

    The Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of an amendment to the military spending bill that sets new limits on how the U.S. military may interrogate detainees it is holding after a series of scandals involving Iraqi and other prisoners. Continue reading

  • October 6, 2005  

    President Bush’s top political adviser Karl Rove has agreed to testify again before a federal grand jury in the case of a CIA agent’s leaked identity. A reporter provides an update. Continue reading

  • October 6, 2005  

    President Bush reaffirmed the importance of the war in Iraq as part of the broader war on terrorism and outlined the extremist philosophy of the enemy. Following excerpts from the speech, two former U.S. officials discuss President Bush’s strategy against terrorism. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2005   BY Admin 

    Iraq’s National Assembly decided Wednesday to reverse controversial changes in voting rules made over the weekend that would have nearly guaranteed passage of the constitutional referendum on Oct. 15. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2005  

    Two experts from the humanitarian group Refugees International talk about the ongoing war in the Darfur region of Sudan and the African Union’s efforts to bring stability to the region. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2005  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether Oregon has the right to allow doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Following a background report, a reporter provides details of the day in court. Continue reading

  • October 4, 2005   BY Admin 

    Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, was indicted again Monday on charges of conspiring to launder money and money laundering, following an indictment last week that caused him to step down from his leadership post. Continue reading

  • October 4, 2005  

    President Bush addressed the nation Tuesday morning about various issues, including his selection of Harriet Miers as a Supreme Court justice. Continue reading