Politics

  • January 30, 2004   BY Admin 

    The Bush administration announced Thursday that the new Medicare changes passed by Congress two months ago would cost at least $530 billion over ten years — one-third more than the original Congressional Budget Office estimate. Continue reading

  • January 30, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Jim Lehrer to discuss the approaching Feb. 3 primaries and the continuing political pressure surrounding the search for weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • January 30, 2004  

    Ray Suarez spoke with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday in Washington on the state of U.S.-Turkey relations, the upcoming elections in Iraq and the convergence of religion and politics in the Middle East. Continue reading

  • January 30, 2004  

    Margaret Warner speaks with former CIA directors John Deutch and R. James Woolsey on the intelligence behind the assertion that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • January 30, 2004  

    Excerpts are aired from Thursday’s debate in South Carolina where the Democratic presidential candidates targeted the Bush administration for its decision to go to war in Iraq, job loss and the condition of health care in the country. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2004   BY Admin 

    Even as Sen. John Kerry picked up the backing of a senior congressman in South Carolina Thursday, former Gov. Howard Dean, who dismissed his campaign manager Wednesday, outlined a new strategy to focus on delegate-rich states. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2004   BY Admin 

    A suicide bomber killed ten people when he blew up a Jerusalem bus Thursday, but the attack did not postpone a scheduled prisoner exchange between Israel and the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2004  

    The price of American beef plummeted at home and abroad after a slaughtered Washington state Holstein cow was found infected with mad cow disease in December. Tom Bearden reviews the reforms the U.S. Department of Agriculture implemented to ensure meat safety and their effect on the industry. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2004  

    The seven Democratic presidential candidates are preparing for five primaries and two caucuses on Tuesday. Kwame Holman reports on the pan-continental campaign. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2004  

    As the seven Democratic presidential candidates prepare for five primaries and two caucuses in as many states next Tuesday, five political reporters provide a ground-level view on the candidates’ campaign efforts. Continue reading