Politics

  • September 1, 2004   BY Admin 

    Heavily armed militants, some strapped with explosives, seized a school in southern Russia near the separatist region of Chechnya Wednesday morning, taking scores of parents, teachers and children hostage. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2004  

    Vice President Dick Cheney will be honored, renominated and then will address the delegates at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night. Kwame Holman reports on Cheney’s tenure and influence as vice president. Terence Smith follows up with a look at Americans’ opinion of Vice President Cheney. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer gets perspectives from syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about what Vice President Dick Cheney and keynote speaker Sen. Zell Miller, D-Ga., hope to accomplish with their addresses. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2004  

    Gwen Ifill discusses how events outside the candidates’ control can affect the fall election with presidential historian Michael Beschloss; Richard Norton Smith, executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; and Meena Bose, professor of American politics at the U.S. Military Academy. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2004  

    Karl Rove, the chief political strategist for President Bush’s reelection campaign, offers his thoughts on the Democratic convention, Sen. John Kerry’s service in Vietnam, the Republican National Convention and the president’s bid for a second term in the White House. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2004  

    Terence Smith speaks with Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, about what recent polls indicate about Vice President Dick Cheney’s favorability rating among all voters and from whom the vice president enjoys his strongest support. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2004  

    Many of the battles in the current presidential campaign have been over a war which the United States fought over 30 years ago. Ray Suarez speaks with some Republican delegates about how the Vietnam War continues to influence American politics. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2004   BY Admin 

    Suicide bombers killed at least 15 people and wounded 80 others on two buses in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba on Tuesday. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2004   BY Admin 

    Republicans will shift from the war on terror to domestic issues such as the economy and education during the second day of the convention. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2004  

    First Lady Laura Bush on Tuesday night will make the case for why voters should reelect her husband during her speech at the Republican National Convention. Earlier Tuesday, Jim Lehrer spoke with Laura Bush about her address, the protests against the administration’s policies and the presidential campaign. Continue reading