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  • November 15, 2005  

    Two senators discuss pre-Iraq war intelligence and what lies ahead in Iraq, including possible exit strategies for U.S. forces. Continue reading

  • November 15, 2005  

    An internal report on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting released Tuesday found that former chairman Kenneth Tomlinson used “political tests” to recruit a new board president and was inappropriately involved in the creation of a program on PBS. Following a background report, a Washington Post reporter provides an update. Continue reading

  • November 15, 2005  

    An internal report on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting released Tuesday found that former chairman Kenneth Tomlinson used “political tests” to recruit a new board president and was inappropriately involved in the creation of a program on PBS. Following a background report, a Washington Post reporter provides an update. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2005  

    Congress is debating an amendment limiting the legal rights of detainees at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Two experts discuss the proposal. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2005  

    After last week’s run-off election in Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is poised to become the Africa’s first female leader. Two guests discuss the election and challenges ahead for the West African nation. Continue reading

  • November 11, 2005  

    Nov. 15 is the first day to sign up for a new prescription plan under Medicare. A health unit report explains the plan designed to help seniors afford their prescriptions drugs. Continue reading

  • November 11, 2005  

    Health correspondent Susan Dentzer talks with Mark McClellan, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about how to navigate the choices in Medicare’s new prescription drug plan. Continue reading

  • November 11, 2005  

    White House communications director Dan Bartlett refuted accusations that President Bush misled America with faulty intelligence in the months leading up to the invasion of Iraq. Continue reading

  • November 11, 2005  

    Political analysts Mark Shields and Richard Lowry discuss the White House’s justification for the war in Iraq after President Bush accused critics of trying to rewrite history concerning the lead-up to the war. Continue reading

  • November 10, 2005   BY  

    Liberia’s ex finance minister appeared to hold a commanding lead over her opponent in the war-torn nation’s presidential run-off election Thursday, placing her in position to become the first woman elected president of an African nation. Continue reading