Politics

  • January 20, 2004  

    In the second half of his speech, the president discussed his policy goals and new proposals covering domestic issues ranging from education to health care and cultural issues. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2004   BY  

    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry won the Iowa Democratic caucuses Monday, surging from behind in the final days of the campaign to defeat his rivals in what pre-election polls had indicated would be a close four-way race. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2004   BY  

    NASA has said it will no longer service the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been relaying spectacular images of celestial objects from its orbital vantage point for more than ten years. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2004  

    U.S. and Iraqi officials met with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan Monday to discuss handing over power to a transitional government in Iraq. The president of the Iraqi Governing Council and the former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations offer their perspectives on the potentially rocky transition. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2004  

    Margaret Warner reports from Iowa on tonight’s caucuses, the first major event in selecting the 2004 Democratic nominee for president. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2004  

    New York Times Television offers a look at how one New Hampshire newspaper’s editorial board decides which Democratic candidate to endorse ahead of the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004   BY  

    President Bush used his recess appointment power to install Charles Pickering on a federal appeals court, bypassing Congress, where Democrats had stalled the nomination for more than two years. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004   BY  

    The race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Iowa could be a very close four-way contest according to recent polls. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    The broadcast networks are trying new approaches to minimize costs and maximize exposure in their coverage of campaign 2004. Terence Smith traveled to Iowa to see what journalists are doing differently this year and how it is affecting the ways in which the candidates campaign. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about the Iowa caucuses, Paul O’Neill’s take on the White House and President Bush’s appointment of Charles Pickering to a federal appeals court. Continue reading