Politics

  • July 14, 2003  

    Tom Bearden reports on a congressional redistricting struggle in Texas that could add to the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2003   BY  

    President Bush ended his five-country tour of Africa in Nigeria, calling the fledgling democracy a country of "great promise" and praising President Olusegun Obasanjo for his regional leadership on key issues such as AIDS and the conflict in Liberia. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2003  

    Gwen Ifill examines the concern for homeland security and the right to civil liberties in the first installment of the new PBS program, Flashpoints USA. A preview features a report on the Evansville Eight, a group of Muslims detained in Indiana after Sept. 11, 2001. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2003  

    A Massachusetts court will rule over the next few days in the case of seven homosexual couples who have sued the state for the right to legally marry. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the gay marriage debate. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2003  

    President Bush and members of his administration spent much of the week answering questions on their justification for a war in Iraq and U.S. intelligence on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction. Ray Suarez discusses the intelligence controversy. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2003  

    Ray Suarez discusses the week’s other political developments with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The Weekly Standard’s David Brooks. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2003  

    The Bush administration spent much of the week defending its justification for a war in Iraq, especially claims that Saddam Hussein had tried to purchase uranium from the African nation of Niger. Kwame Holman reports on the controversy. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on President Bush’s trip to the African nation of Botswana and the AIDS crisis facing the small but prosperous nation. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports from Hamilton, Montana, where the National Institutes of Health wants build a new laboratory to study some deadly pathogens. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    The Bush administration admitted Monday that accusations included in the president’s State of the Union address have turned out to be inaccurate. Secretary of State Colin Powell, traveling with the president in Africa, fielded questions about the faulty intelligence during a news conference. Continue reading