Politics

  • February 23, 2004  

    Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge met with the members of the National Governors Association yesterday about homeland security issues. Gwen Ifill discusses homeland security, health care, taxes and education with National Governors Association Chairman Gov. Dirk Kempthorne, R-Idaho, and Vice Chairman Gov. Mark Warner, D-Va. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY  

    President Bush appointed Alabama Attorney General William Pryor to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, bypassing Congress on a judicial pick for the second time this year. Continue reading

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    Iranians turned out Friday to vote in parliamentary elections that are expected to return control of the nation’s legislature to Islamic conservatives. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY  

    The United States and its regional allies are sending delegates to Haiti on Saturday to urge Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to reach a political compromise with his foes, U.S. officials said. Continue reading

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    Iraqi leaders offered mixed reactions Friday to a U.N. recommendation against holding elections before the U.S. transfer of power to an interim Iraqi administration by July 1. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    Americans in Haiti flocked to airports to find a way out, as the two-week-old rebel uprising threatened to spread. Margaret Warner discusses the turbulent current political situation with New York Times reporter Lydia Polgreen in Port-au-Prince. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    The campaigns of President Bush and Sen. John Kerry, the leading Democratic presidential candidate, launched Web-based ads directly attacking the other for alleged connections to special interests.Two guests discuss the strategy of Web-based political ads and the unique advantages of the Internet for campaign communications. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks assess John Edwards effort to take on John Kerry and whether Dick Cheney is hurting the president’s reelection effort. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    A move by conservative clerics to ban moderate candidates from parliamentary elections has prompted widespread boycotts and thrown the future of Iran’s reform movement into doubt. Two Iranian experts assess the impact of Friday’s vote. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2004   BY  

    The Federal Election Commission voted 4-2 to place some restrictions on how non-party political groups can spend soft money funds, but commissioners postponed a broader decision until they initiate a formal rule-making process next month. Continue reading