Politics

  • February 19, 2004  

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling pleaded not guilty to 40 federal counts of fraud, conspiracy and insider trading Thursday in Houston. Margaret Warner and legal experts discuss the former executive’s role in the historic accounting scandal. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2004  

    Federal budget time has arrived again, and the United States is running more than $500 billion in the red. Paul Solman looks at the growing budget deficit and why people are worried about it. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2004  

    Democratic front-runner Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., gained the endorsement of the AFL/CIO today, and Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., said it is a “moral issue” that sets him apart from Kerry and President Bush. Kwame Holman looks at today’s events on the campaign trail. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2004  

    The AFL-CIO federation of labor unions endorsed presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry Thursday, urging some 13 million workers nationwide to support the Massachusetts lawmaker. Gwen Ifill talks to the Democratic front-runner about his endorsement, his campaign and his sole remaining major rival. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2004   BY Admin 

    Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean ended his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination Wednesday but pledged to continue an effort to change American politics. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2004  

    Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., won the Wisconsin primary last night, but Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., finished a strong second and vowed to challenge Kerry in the March 2 Super Tuesday states. Kwame Holman looks at the latest primary results. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2004  

    Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., won the Wisconsin primary last night, but Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., finished a strong second and vowed to challenge Kerry in the March 2 Super Tuesday states. Jim Lehrer discusses the developments with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2004  

    Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean announced that he is abandoning his campaign for the presidency, but vowed to continue the fight to change American politics. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2004  

    San Francisco’s City Hall spent Valentine’s Day weekend granting marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, despite a California state law forbidding same-sex marriage. Spencer Michels reports on the rush to the altar and the legal challenges aimed at stopping the same-sex marriage licenses from being recognized. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean’s impact on the race. Continue reading