Politics

  • March 1, 2004  

    Democratic front-runner John Kerry and his main rival John Edwards both campaigned today in Ohio, the third largest of the ten states holding primaries tomorrow. Kwame Holman looks at the campaign on the eve of the Super Tuesday contests. Continue reading

  • February 29, 2004   BY  

    Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, resigned and left the country early Sunday after hundreds of armed rebels converged on the capital Port-au-Prince. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004   BY  

    Three warships with 2,000 Marines are ready to sail to Haiti, where armed rebels are seeking President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s ouster, as the Pentagon considers its options for dealing with the crisis. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004   BY  

    The remaining Democratic presidential candidates met for a debate in Los Angeles Thursday night before entering the final days of cross-country campaigning ahead of Tuesday’s ten-state super primary. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    With a nearly $500 billion federal budget deficit, members of Congress are facing hard decisions over spending. Kwame Holman looks at the challenges of gaining funding in an election year when the government is already running in the red. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist William Safire discuss the presidential campaign and the debate over gay marriage. Then, presidential historian Michael Beschloss joins a discussion on the historical influence of independent candidates, like Ralph Nader, on presidential elections. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    In a new report, a Catholic review board called bishops’ inability to stop decades of sexual abuse against minors “shameful.” Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    A Catholic review board on Friday released a report on molestation problems in the U.S. Catholic Church, finding more than 10,000 cases of assault on minors from 1950 to 2002. Margaret Warner discusses the findings with the review board’s research committee chairman, Robert Bennett. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    The four remaining Democratic presidential candidates sought to delineate their differences in a debate in Los Angeles last night. Kwame Holman reports on the debate and what effect it might have on the Super Tuesday primaries. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004   BY  

    The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first drug that attacks cancer by choking off its blood supply — a treatment for advanced colon cancer called Avastin. Continue reading