Politics

  • January 12, 2004  

    The debate in Des Moines, Iowa, last night was the last joint appearance for the Democratic presidential candidates before the Iowa caucuses convene in a week. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004  

    Gwen Ifill speaks with New York Times chief political correspondent Adam Nagourney about the final week of the race in Iowa. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt looks at a new documentary, “Fog of War.” Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004   BY  

    Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin endorsed Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean Friday, as Dean continued to defend himself over disparaging remarks he made in 2000 about the Iowa caucus system. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004   BY  

    The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a U.S. citizen seized abroad can be kept indefinitely in a military jail, the latest in a series of legal challenges to the Bush administration’s antiterrorism policies. Continue reading

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    Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announced Friday that the U.S. terror alert level is being reduced from "high" to "elevated," although some heightened security measures will remain in place. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004  

    Before the Iraq war, Bush administration officials spoke in a tone of certainty about illicit Iraqi weapons programs, but so far the CIA has found little evidence of operational weapons of mass destruction in that country. Kwame Holman updates the ongoing weapons hunt, and Margaret Warner follows up in a conversation. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Jim Lehrer to discuss the upcoming Iowa caucus, the Democratic presidential candidates and the Halliburton scandal. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004  

    Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean answers questions at a town hall meeting in Rochester, N.H., in the latest snapshot from the Democratic presidential campaign trail. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004  

    Citing new security measures and a decrease in volume of intelligence, U.S. Homeland Security officials moved Friday to lower the terrorism alert status from “high” to “elevated.” Undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security Asa Hutchinson discusses that decision and new measures in airline security. Continue reading