Politics

  • January 16, 2004  

    Howard Dean, Richard Gephardt, John Kerry and John Edwards are caught in a statistical dead heat and are campaigning vigorously in these final days before the Iowa caucuses. The NewsHour features snapshots of all four of these candidates. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    Iraq is set to hold caucuses as part of its U.S.-led transition to democracy, but Shiite leaders are demanding direct elections instead. Two experts provide perspective on the various challenges to President Bush’s plans for restoring self-rule in Iraq by July. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004   BY  

    The flu vaccine that has been in high demand during this year’s flu season may have offered little, if any, protection again the virus, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention preliminary study released Thursday. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004   BY  

    Carol Moseley Braun dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary race Thursday, throwing her support behind former Gov. Howard Dean of Vermont. Continue reading

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    Israeli authorities sealed off the entire Gaza Strip on Thursday to all but humanitarian workers, following a suicide attack by an Islamic militant earlier in the week that killed four Israelis. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    Four days before the Iowa caucus, Carol Moseley Braun dropped out of the presidential race and endorsed Howard Dean. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    The New York Times’ Adam Nagourney assesses Carol Moseley Braun’s decision to drop out of the presidential race and reports on the possible impact of that move on the race for the Democratic nomination. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    While most of the candidates crisscross Iowa, retired Gen. Wesley Clark has been focusing on New Hampshire. Two New York Times reporters discuss his strategy and his recent surge in Granite State polls. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    Retired Gen. Wesley Clark defends his stance on the war in this campaign snapshot taken in New Hampshire. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    The descriptions of the Bush White House in “The Price of Loyalty,” a new book about Paul O’Neill’s rocky tenure as Treasury secretary, have been contested by many loyal to the president. Ray Suarez speaks with the author, journalist Ron Suskind, about his book and then gets additional perspective from Mitch Daniels. Continue reading