Politics

  • February 23, 2004  

    The Department of Homeland Security was created last March with the merger of 22 federal agencies and 180,000 employees. Margaret Warner asks Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge for a progress report as the first anniversary of the department approaches. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2004  

    Haitian rebels gained control of nearly all the northern territory of the Caribbean country, after invading the city of Cap-Haitien yesterday. Ray Suarez speaks with National Public Radio correspondent Martin Kaste in Port-au-Prince about the threatened invasion of the capital city. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2004  

    Ralph Nader spent the first day of his presidential campaign defending himself against allegations that his candidacy will be a detriment to the Democratic presidential nominee. Jim Lehrer speaks with Nader about the aims of his presidential bid. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY Admin 

    President Bush appointed Alabama Attorney General William Pryor to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, bypassing Congress on a judicial pick for the second time this year. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY Admin 

    Iranians turned out Friday to vote in parliamentary elections that are expected to return control of the nation’s legislature to Islamic conservatives. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY Admin 

    The United States and its regional allies are sending delegates to Haiti on Saturday to urge Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to reach a political compromise with his foes, U.S. officials said. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY Admin 

    Iraqi leaders offered mixed reactions Friday to a U.N. recommendation against holding elections before the U.S. transfer of power to an interim Iraqi administration by July 1. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    The campaigns of President Bush and Sen. John Kerry, the leading Democratic presidential candidate, launched Web-based ads directly attacking the other for alleged connections to special interests.Two guests discuss the strategy of Web-based political ads and the unique advantages of the Internet for campaign communications. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks assess John Edwards effort to take on John Kerry and whether Dick Cheney is hurting the president’s reelection effort. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    Americans in Haiti flocked to airports to find a way out, as the two-week-old rebel uprising threatened to spread. Margaret Warner discusses the turbulent current political situation with New York Times reporter Lydia Polgreen in Port-au-Prince. Continue reading