Politics

  • July 28, 2003   BY  

    The number of gay and bisexual men in the U.S who tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS jumped 7.1 percent in 2002, while the number of new HIV diagnoses remained stable for other vulnerable groups. Continue reading

  • July 28, 2003  

    In "Watergate Plus 30: Shadow of History" on PBS, Jeb Stuart Magruder, a former aide to President Nixon, says he heard Nixon order the burglary of Democratic headquarters at the Watergate complex. Gwen Ifill discusses the new documentary with Magruder and Sam Dash, former chief counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003   BY  

    Intense fighting flared in Liberia’s capital again Friday as President Bush ordered U.S. forces to deploy off the country’s coast to aid in an international peacekeeping mission. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003  

    Last night the House of Representatives approved a bill allowing Americans to purchase drugs imported from approved industrialized countries. Susan Dentzer reports on passage of the bill and its chances of being enacted into law. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003  

    The House of Representatives approved Head Start for another five years but shifted some of the program’s control to the states. Margaret Warner discusses the bill with Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, and Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the ranking Democrat on the committee. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003  

    Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss U.S. efforts to stop the guerilla-style attacks on coalition troops in Iraq, the recall vote of Gov. Gray Davis in California, and the partisan bickering in Congress that culminated this week with a tearful apology from House Ways and Means Committee Chair Rep. Bill Thomas. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2003   BY  

    California voters will decide on October 7 whether Governor Gray Davis should keep his job, Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante announced Thursday. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2003   BY  

    Opponents of California Governor Gray Davis succeeded in forcing an unprecedented recall election in which voters in the state will decide whether the governor should stay in office, California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley announced Wednesday. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2003  

    The House Intelligence Committee held the first in a series of open hearings to examine prewar intelligence on Iraq. Kwame Holman reports on the day’s hearing. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2003  

    The House and Senate Intelligence committees concluded that there was no single piece of evidence that could have prevented the Sept. 11 attacks. Margaret Warner discusses the findings with two members of the joint panel: Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla., and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. Continue reading