Politics

  • November 18, 2003   BY  

    U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in Brussels Tuesday disagreed with European Union leaders over their draft resolution on Iran’s nuclear program, saying it failed to find Iran in violation of its treaty obligations over the past 18 years. Continue reading

  • November 18, 2003   BY  

    Massachusetts’ highest court ruled in a 4-3 decision Tuesday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and ordered the state legislature to come up with a solution within 180 days. Continue reading

  • November 18, 2003  

    Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury Secretary John Snow cautioned that bipartisan bills to overhaul the $7 trillion mutual fund industry may cost investors more in fees and diminished returns. Kwame Holman updates the debate over the proposed reforms. Continue reading

  • November 18, 2003  

    A new Medicare bill tentatively agreed to by House and Senate conferees would add prescription drug coverage and introduce more competition from private health plans, a provision that may jeopardize its chances of gaining support from some Democrats. Jeffrey Brown discusses the proposed changes. Continue reading

  • November 18, 2003  

    Massachusetts’ highest court ruled in a 4-3 decision Tuesday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and ordered the state legislature to come up with a solution within 180 days. Experts debate the impact of the ruling. Continue reading

  • November 18, 2003  

    German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer outlines his country’s policies for postwar Iraq and his views on the status of U.S. – German relations. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003   BY  

    A Virginia jury convicted Washington-area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad on two counts of capital murder Monday, after six-and-a-half hours of deliberations. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003   BY  

    Republicans are pushing a Medicare bill tentatively agreed to by House and Senate that would add prescription drug coverage and introduce more competition from private health plans, a provision that may jeopardize its chances with Democrats. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003  

    The House and Senate are nearing completion of a comprehensive energy bill. Two members of the energy conference committee, Reps. Joe Barton (R-Texas) and Edward Markey (D-Mass.), present drastically different viewpoints of the bill. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003  

    The jury that convicted John Allen Muhammad in one of the Washington-area sniper killings must now determine whether he deserves the death penalty. Gwen Ifill discusses the deliberations with New York Times national correspondent James Dao, who has been following the trial from Virginia Beach. Continue reading