Politics

  • July 14, 2004  

    After a background report, Senators discuss the rejected bid to amend the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage, likely tabling the measure for the rest of this election year. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2004  

    Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., made his first solo campaign appearance today. President Bush also made two stops on the campaign trail. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2004  

    The International Court of Justice in The Hague issued a non-binding opinion Friday that the entire barrier Israel is erecting along its border with the Palestinian territories should be removed. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2004  

    The World Court ruled last week that Israel’s West Bank barrier violates international law and should be removed. That ruling followed a June 30 Israeli Supreme Court decision that stated sections of the wall infringed on Palestinians’ rights. Two experts discuss these decisions and Israel’s reaction. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2004  

    President Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., offered opposing views of the war in Iraq during campaign appearances this week. The president spoke today at a rally in Marquette, Mich., and Kerry addressed the issue during a rally yesterday in Boston. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2004  

    Iraqi Interim President Ghazi al-Yawer agreed Monday to offer amnesty to insurgents who are not accused of violent crimes like the murder of three American troops over the weekend. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest diplomatic and military developments in Iraq with Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    In the wake of a scathing Senate report on the CIA’s pre-Iraq war efforts, members of Congress have called for major reforms of the agency and for the president to quickly appoint a new director. Two former CIA officials assess the need for reform and who should lead the embattled intelligence agency. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    Gold-medal sprinter Marion Jones has avoided indictment in the BALCO performance-enhancing drug investigation, but she failed in another high-profile trial, the U.S. Olympic qualifying race for the 100-meter dash on Saturday in Sacramento, Calif. Ray Suarez discusses the doping scandal with sports reporter Elliott Almond. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    Iraqi Interim President Ghazi al-Yawer agreed Monday to offer amnesty to insurgents who are not accused of violent crimes like the murder of three American troops over the weekend. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest diplomatic and military developments in Iraq with Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    A bipartisan Senate report released Friday found that U.S. intelligence agencies fell victim to "group think" assumptions about Iraq that led to incorrect assessments of Saddam Hussein’s weapons programs. Continue reading