Politics

  • March 31, 2004   BY  

    The world’s leading oil producing nations announced Wednesday that they would cut production by four percent, a move that is expected to drive up the price of gasoline and fuel the political battle over U.S. energy policy. Continue reading

  • March 31, 2004  

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger scored a big win when California voters overwhelmingly approved his $15 billion bond issue in early March, but the budget battle in his cash-strapped state continues. Spencer Michels looks at the challenges that face the freshman governor as he attempts to return California from the red. Continue reading

  • March 30, 2004    

    More than two months after NASA announced it will no longer service the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists and the general public are still hoping the agency will change its mind. Continue reading

  • March 30, 2004  

    President Bush agreed to allow national security adviser Condoleezza Rice to testify publicly before the 9/11 commission. Margaret Warner speaks with New York Times White House correspondent David Sanger about the bipartisan pressure which led the White House to reverse its decision. Continue reading

  • March 30, 2004  

    President Bush agreed Tuesday to allow national security adviser Condoleezza Rice to testify publicly before the 9/11 commission. Two members of the 9/11 commission discuss this about-face. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2004   BY  

    Nigeria’s ruling party swept to a predictable victory in weekend local elections amid claims of fraud and a wave of political violence that could endanger the country’s fragile five-year-old democracy. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2004  

    Abortion rights activists filed challenges Monday to a new federal law that bans late-term abortions. Judges will hear evidence in three separate trials about the law’s constitutionality. Two experts discuss the reasons for the challenges. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2004  

    A New York judge rejected a defense motion for mistrial today in the corporate corruption case of former Tyco executives Dennis Kozlowski and Mark Swartz. Gwen Ifill discusses the case and continuing deliberations with New York Times business reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2004  

    Four editorial page editors offer their views on former White House counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke’s allegations against the Bush administration. Continue reading

  • March 26, 2004   BY  

    A federal judge in Houston sentenced Jamie Olis, a former senior director of tax planning at Dynegy Inc., to 24 years in prison for his role in a $300 million fraudulent accounting scheme at the Houston-based natural gas and power company. Continue reading