Politics

  • January 16, 2004   BY  

    The race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Iowa could be a very close four-way contest according to recent polls. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    The broadcast networks are trying new approaches to minimize costs and maximize exposure in their coverage of campaign 2004. Terence Smith traveled to Iowa to see what journalists are doing differently this year and how it is affecting the ways in which the candidates campaign. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about the Iowa caucuses, Paul O’Neill’s take on the White House and President Bush’s appointment of Charles Pickering to a federal appeals court. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    Howard Dean, Richard Gephardt, John Kerry and John Edwards are caught in a statistical dead heat and are campaigning vigorously in these final days before the Iowa caucuses. The NewsHour features snapshots of all four of these candidates. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2004  

    Iraq is set to hold caucuses as part of its U.S.-led transition to democracy, but Shiite leaders are demanding direct elections instead. Two experts provide perspective on the various challenges to President Bush’s plans for restoring self-rule in Iraq by July. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004   BY  

    The flu vaccine that has been in high demand during this year’s flu season may have offered little, if any, protection again the virus, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention preliminary study released Thursday. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004   BY  

    Carol Moseley Braun dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary race Thursday, throwing her support behind former Gov. Howard Dean of Vermont. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004   BY  

    Israeli authorities sealed off the entire Gaza Strip on Thursday to all but humanitarian workers, following a suicide attack by an Islamic militant earlier in the week that killed four Israelis. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    Four days before the Iowa caucus, Carol Moseley Braun dropped out of the presidential race and endorsed Howard Dean. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2004  

    The New York Times’ Adam Nagourney assesses Carol Moseley Braun’s decision to drop out of the presidential race and reports on the possible impact of that move on the race for the Democratic nomination. Continue reading