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  • October 26, 2005  

    A reporter provides an update on the CIA leak investigation. The grand jury expires Friday. Continue reading

  • October 25, 2005  

    Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, assesses the official results of the recent Iraq Constitution vote. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2005   BY  

    President Bush on Monday selected Ben Bernanke, chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, to replace Alan Greenspan at the head of the Federal Reserve. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2005  

    President Bush announced Monday the nomination of Ben Bernanke, the White House’s top economic adviser, to replace Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan who will retire in January. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2005  

    A media unit update tracks the recent controversy at The New York Times over Judith Miller, a Times reporter involved in the CIA leak case and the author of articles containing erroneous information about weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2005   BY  

    A report issued Thursday by the United Nations implicates top Syrian officials in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, and says Lebanese officials helped organize it. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2005  

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Boston Globe columnist Tom Oliphant discuss senators’ reactions to Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, Tom DeLay’s indictment on charges of money laundering, the CIA leak investigation and the war in Iraq. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2005  

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas discusses the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza, the road map to peace and allowing Hamas, an organization that Israel considers a terrorist group, to participate in January’s Palestinian elections. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2005  

    Following a report on the U.N. investigation that implicated Syrian officials in the death of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in February, two experts discuss the details of the plot. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2005   BY  

    In a meeting at the Oval Office Thursday with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, President Bush praised the leader and said prospects for an independent Palestinian state are stronger than ever before. Continue reading