Politics

  • February 25, 2004   BY  

    Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan urged Congress on Wednesday to consider trimming Social Security benefits as a way to tackle the nation’s escalating budget, but President Bush later in the day said he opposed the idea. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2004   BY  

    Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts won primary elections in Hawaii, Idaho and Utah on Tuesday, maintaining his front-runner status in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination ahead of the crucial March 2 "super primary." Continue reading

  • February 25, 2004  

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that states may deny academic scholarships to divinity students. Gwen Ifill discusses the decision with Marcia Coyle, Washington bureau chief for the National Law Journal. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2004  

    Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., solidified his spot as the Democratic front-runner last night with victories in Utah, Idaho and Hawaii. Kwame Holman reviews today’s campaign events as the candidates prepare for the final debate before the Super Tuesday primaries March 2. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004   BY  

    Opposition leaders in Haiti, who have been trying to pressure President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to resign, said Tuesday that they rejected a U.S.-backed peace proposal because it does not require the embattled president to step down. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004   BY  

    President Bush announced that he is in favor of amending the U.S. Constitution to ban marriages between same-sex couples. He said he would like to see an amendment "defining and protecting marriage as a union of a man and woman, as husband and wife." Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004   BY  

    President Bush turned his attention to the 2004 presidential race Monday, presenting key points of his campaign message and criticizing Democratic front-runner, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004  

    The Pentagon announced today that it is going to try two prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay in military tribunals. Ray Suarez discusses the decision with Eugene Fidell, the founder of the National Institute of Military Justice. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004  

    President Bush announced Tuesday that he is in favor of amending the U.S. Constitution to define marriage as a union of a man and woman, essentially banning same-sex marriages. Gwen Ifill discusses the issue with two constitutional scholars. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004  

    Margaret Warner gets two perspectives on the 2004 presidential campaign from Republican pollster Linda Divall and Elaine Kamarck, a former adviser to President Clinton and the 2000 Gore presidential campaign. Continue reading