Politics

  • May 28, 2004   BY  

    Iyad Allawi, a Shiite exile who opposed Saddam Hussein, was named interim prime minister of Iraq on Friday, according to a senior Bush administration official. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the recent speeches President Bush and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., made on Iraq and the role of former Vice President Al Gore in the presidential campaign. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2004  

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz speaks with Margaret Warner about recent events in Iraq, including the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal, the truce in Najaf and the nomination of Iyad Allawi as interim prime minister for Iraq. Continue reading

  • May 27, 2004  

    Sen. John Kerry focused on national security in a speech Thursday that criticized President Bush’s handling of the war in Iraq. Margaret Warner gets perspectives on Kerry’s proposed policies from Clinton-era Secretary of Defense William Perry and Sen. George Allen, R-Va., a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Continue reading

  • May 27, 2004  

    London police arrested Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on suspicion that he may be linked to alleged al-Qaida terror cells in the northwestern United States. Ray Suarez discusses the arrest with experts. Continue reading

  • May 26, 2004   BY  

    A jury convicted Terry Nichols of 161 counts of state murder, as well as first-degree arson and conspiracy, for his role in the April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. The jury deliberated for five hours before delivering the verdict late Wednesday. Continue reading

  • May 25, 2004  

    After 36 years heading 60 Minutes, Don Hewitt on May 25 stepped down as the program’s executive producer. In the following extended interview, Terence Smith speaks with Hewitt about the changes in broadcast news, the role of the media in the political process and his vision for television news. Continue reading

  • May 25, 2004  

    President Bush discussed his plans for the Iraq hand- over in a speech last night to the Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Continue reading

  • May 24, 2004  

    The author of "The Presumed Alliance: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What It Means for America," examines the economic, social and political realities that create tension between these two groups. Continue reading

  • May 24, 2004  

    Oregon voters have not approved a hike of the state income tax in 75 years, but with fewer people on payrolls, local schools are feeling the squeeze from decreased state revenue. Lee Hochberg looks at tax and spend politics in Oregon. Continue reading