Politics

  • January 13, 2004   BY  

    Polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday for Washington, D.C.’s non-binding Democratic presidential primary despite a lack of support from the national party and five of the top candidates. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2004  

    The U.S. Supreme Court authorized police roadblocks to collect tips about unsolved crimes, and the justices also agreed to hear arguments about the rights of the disabled to sue states that have not complied with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2004  

    Experts discuss Latin American leaders’ increasing resistance to certain U.S. foreign and economic policies as the Summit of the Americas concludes. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2004  

    Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, speaks to voters in Indianola, Iowa, in the latest snapshot of the Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004   BY  

    The Supreme Court refused to consider whether the government had the proper authority to withhold names and other basic details about hundreds of foreigners detained in the United States in the weeks and months after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004  

    The current U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly being called the “O’Connor Court” for the pivotal fifth vote Justice Sandra Day O’Connor often casts. Kwame Holman looks at the unique power of the court’s first woman justice. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004  

    The current U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly being called the “O’Connor Court” because of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s tie-breaking swing votes. Legal experts discuss the first woman justice’s pivotal role on the nation’s top court. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004  

    Mexican President Vicente Fox praised President Bush’s immigration proposals while the two attended the Summit of the Americas in Mexico with leaders from 34 other nations. Following a background report on the summit, experts discuss U.S.-Mexican relations. Continue reading

  • 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