Politics

  • October 10, 2003  

    Vice President Dick Cheney capped the first week of the new Bush administration public relations offensive on Iraq in an address this morning to the Heritage Foundation. Continue reading

  • October 9, 2003   BY  

    Palestinian officials were struggling to persuade Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei not to quit Thursday, after the recently appointed official threatened to resign over a security dispute with President Yasser Arafat. Continue reading

  • October 9, 2003  

    President Bush’s request for additional funding for the United States’ postwar presence in Iraq and Afghanistan cleared another congressional hurdle today. Kwame Holman reports on the latest from Capitol Hill. Continue reading

  • October 9, 2003  

    As the Justice Department continues its criminal probe into the alleged White House naming of an undercover CIA agent to a half dozen reporters, Jim Lehrer and four historians review past cases of alleged presidential leaks to the media. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2003   BY  

    California’s governor-elect, Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger, must now face an $8 billion budget shortfall, a Democratic legislature and partisan resentment over the recall effort that brought the actor to power. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2003   BY  

    The voters of California, angered by a sagging economy and the perceived failings of the incumbent governor, turned out in large numbers to oust Gov. Gray Davis and replace him with actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2003  

    California voters Tuesday ousted Democrat Gray Davis in favor of Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger to serve as governor. Jim Lehrer explores the implications of the recall effort with: Democratic San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and former Los Angeles mayor and Schwarzenegger adviser Republican Richard Riordan. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2003  

    In an emphatic electoral statement, Californian voters recalled Gov. Gray Davis and selected Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger to succeed him. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET in Los Angeles reports on the recall fallout. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2003  

    The Supreme Court began its new term this week with a decision on the docket over whether the Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to rehire employees who were terminated for drug or alcohol abuse. Ray Suarez previews the new Supreme Court term with Chicago Tribune correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2003  

    Kwame Holman updates the appropriations debate over the $87 billion the Bush administration has requested to fund reconstruction in postwar Iraq. Continue reading