Politics

  • August 10, 2004  

    President Bush has nominated Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, as the next director of Central Intelligence. Jim Lehrer discusses the nomination with four intelligence experts. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2004  

    President Bush nominated Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, as the next director of Central Intelligence. Ray Suarez reports on Tuesday’s announcement and the anticipated hurdles in the Senate confirmation process. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Monday defiantly refused demands from the interim Iraqi government to halt his militia’s fighting in the holy city of Najaf that has killed, according to U.S. estimates, at least 360 of his own fighters. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2004  

    As part of a report on the state of embryonic stem cell research three years after President Bush limited federal funding for the effort, Susan Dentzer sat down with Dr. Ron McKay, a senior investigator with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and Dr. Elias Zerhouni, director of NIH. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2004  

    As part of a report on the state of embryonic stem cell research three years after President Bush limited federal funding for the effort, Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer talked with Dr. Elias Zerhouni, director of the National Institutes of Health. The following is an extended transcript of their discussion. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2004  

    Since June, Pakistani authorities have arrested more than 20 al-Qaida suspects in the ongoing campaign against terror. Following a background report on the evolving alliance between Pakistan and the United States since the Sept. 11 attacks, Margaret Warner gets three perspectives on U.S.-Pakistani relations from experts. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2004  

    The New York Times’ David Brooks and Boston Globe columnist Tom Oliphant assess the political ramifications of the latest unemployment numbers as well as this week’s terror alert. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2004  

    President Bush and Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry both fielded questions at the UNITY 2004 conference in Washington this week. Kerry spoke to the gathering of minority journalists Thursday, and Bush addressed the conference Friday morning. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2004  

    President George Bush and Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry both continued their campaigns in swing states Thursday. President Bush spoke at a town meeting in Columbus, Ohio, and Kerry addressed an outdoor rally in St. Louis, Missouri. Continue reading

  • August 4, 2004   BY Admin 

    Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and President Bush held dueling campaign events within a half-mile of each other in Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday, in an effort to win support in one of the key battleground states of the 2004 presidential election. Continue reading