Politics

  • November 17, 2003  

    Spencer Michels reports on the tough decisions newly sworn-in Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger must make when trying to balance California’s budget. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt discusses the inside advantage of claiming to be an outsider in American politics. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003   BY  

    Jean Chretien signaled this week he would step down as Canada’s prime minister earlier than planned to clear the way for former Finance Minister Paul Martin to take the helm of the Liberal Party on Friday. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003  

    Kwame Holman reports on the two-day Senate talkathon and the ongoing acrimony over the Democrats’ filibusters of conservative Bush judicial nominees. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003  

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Boston Globe columnist Tom Oliphant discuss the Senate’s marathon debate over judicial nominees, President Bush’s new Iraq policy, and developments in the campaigns of the Democratic presidential front-runner candidates. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003  

    The Bush administration has spoken openly — though with little detail — of its intention to hasten the transfer of political power to Iraqis. Ray Suarez discusses the merits and risks of the transition with Sam Kubba of the Iraqi National Movement and Feisal Istrabadi of the Iraqi Forum for Democracy. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2003   BY  

    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from office Thursday for his refusal to obey a federal court order to move his Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the state courthouse in August. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2003  

    U.S. officials said Thursday they are looking to accelerate the creation of a new government in Iraq. Jim Lehrer speaks to the leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the strategy. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2003  

    Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune explores America’s interest in court television. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2003  

    Kwame Holman updates the marathon debate session in the Senate on judicial nominees. Continue reading