Politics

  • February 9, 2004  

    As President Bush touts positive economic indicators as part of his successful economic policy and Democrats warn of a jobless recovery, economists discuss the political implications of the state of the U.S. economy. Continue reading

  • February 9, 2004  

    Democratic front-runner Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., seeks to earn his first success in the South in tomorrow’s Tennessee and Virginia primaries. Gwen Ifill discusses the contests with reporters Tom Humphrey of the Knoxville News Sentinel and Tyler Whitley of the Richmond Times Dispatch. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2004   BY  

    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry scored his third double-digit victory of the weekend Sunday, winning the Maine caucuses and taking another step in his effort to garner the Democratic presidential nomination. Continue reading

  • February 7, 2004   BY  

    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry scored two double-digit victories Saturday in the Michigan and Washington caucuses, building on the momentum that has taken him to the head of the pack seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004   BY  

    Bowing to pressure from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, President Bush on Friday named seven people to sit on a bipartisan independent commission to investigate U.S. intelligence failures in prewar Iraq. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004   BY  

    Former presidential contender Rep. Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., endorsed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry on Friday in a move that is expected to help the Democratic front-runner rally labor support. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004  

    Voters in Michigan will participate in the largest and most ambitious Internet voting experiment to date. Of the tens of thousands who will vote in the Democratic caucuses on Saturday, roughly one-third will cast their ballots over the Internet. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week in the news, including the new commission Pres. Bush appointed to investigate prewar intelligence on Iraq, the newly proposed budget and the emerging shape of election year politics. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004  

    Rep. Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., endorsed his former rival Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., today in advance of the Michigan and Washington state caucuses Saturday and Maine on Sunday. Kwame Holman reports on the candidates’ campaigns. Continue reading

  • February 5, 2004   BY  

    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, returning to the campaign trail after a day off, largely ignored his Democratic rivals and continued to target President George Bush ahead of a series of primary contests. Continue reading