Politics

  • January 8, 2004  

    President Bush’s No Child Left Behind education reform act passed with broad bipartisan support two years ago, but today many Democrats say the bill has not delivered what it promised. Two experts debate the merits of the act. Continue reading

  • January 8, 2004  

    Wesley Clark answers questions in Concord, N.H., and Rep. Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., speaks to farmers at a barn in Jefferson, Iowa, in two new snapshots of Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004   BY  

    North Korea promised Tuesday to suspend its nuclear power program and refrain from testing or making atom bombs, in a move that South Korea said would propel the next round of six-nation nuclear talks. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004   BY  

    North Korea promised Tuesday to suspend its nuclear power program and refrain from testing or making atom bombs, in a move that South Korea said would propel the next round of six-nation nuclear talks. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004  

    An Italian journalist discusses the investigation into the collapse of Italian food conglomerate Parmalat, which is facing an investigation into whether its founder Calisto Tanzi invented paper assets, funneled money to family companies and used extensive fraud to disguise growing losses. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004  

    President Bush proposed today that Congress grant temporary legal status to illegal immigrants who have found work in the United States. The president also said the United States should increase the number of green cards that it issues. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004  

    Experts and lawmakers discuss President Bush’s proposal to extend legal status to all immigrants who have found work in the United States and match potential foreign workers with American employers. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004  

    The NewsHour features another snapshot of candidates on the campaign trail. Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and John Edwards, D-N.C., talk about the problem of influence peddling in Washington on the campaign trail in Iowa and New Hampshire. Continue reading

  • January 6, 2004   BY  

    Former Gov. Howard Dean picked up the endorsement of 2000 presidential candidate Bill Bradley Tuesday, and former Gen. Wesley Clark expanded on an economic plan aimed at eliminating the income tax for many middle class Americans. Continue reading

  • January 6, 2004  

    India and Pakistan agreed Tuesday to hold bilateral peace talks next month about the disputed region of Kashmir and other divisive issues. Two experts discuss the move to improve relations between the two nuclear rivals and the prospects for peace in the region. Continue reading