Politics

  • February 13, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about same-sex marriage and the 2004 presidential campaign. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2004  

    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced that the 660 or so alleged al-Qaida and Taliban fighters, who are being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may apply annually for release. Margaret Warner discusses the policy change. Continue reading

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the cancer drug Erbitux, which is at the center of the ImClone insider-trading scandal, for the treatment of colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Continue reading

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    The U.S. commander in the Middle East, Gen. John Abizaid, escaped unharmed from a rocket-propelled grenade attack on his convoy Thursday in the turbulent city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2004  

    Frontline reporter Martin Smith explores what life is like outside Baghdad in a report from the Iraqi city of Tikrit. Continue reading

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    Following disappointing third place finishes in Virginia and Tennessee Tuesday night, retired Gen. Wesley Clark decided to abandon his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Continue reading

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    President Bush on Wednesday urged a stronger international effort to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction, calling the potential use of such weapons in attacks "the greatest threat before humanity today." Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer gets additional perspectives on the 2004 presidential campaign from syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    Sen. John Kerry came two steps closer to the Democratic presidential nomination with wins in the Tennessee and Virginia primaries. Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark announced that he is abandoning his campaign for the White House after third-place finishes in both Southern states. Kwame Holman looks at the candidates. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    President Bush said Wednesday that no more countries should have the ability to enrich or process nuclear material. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice talks to Ray Suarez about the president’s speech and the situation in Iraq, where some 50 people were killed in a suicide bombing Wednesday. Continue reading