Politics

  • July 30, 2003  

    Terence Smith speaks with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina about his plans for the nation’s health care. Continue reading

  • July 30, 2003  

    President Bush talked about the war in Iraq, recent terror threats, al-Qaida’s connection to Saddam Hussein and peace in the Middle East at a White House press conference. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2003   BY  

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday that California voters will be able to vote for a replacement to Governor Gray Davis in the upcoming October 7 recall election, even if they do not vote on whether to remove him from office. Continue reading

  • July 28, 2003   BY  

    The number of gay and bisexual men in the U.S who tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS jumped 7.1 percent in 2002, while the number of new HIV diagnoses remained stable for other vulnerable groups. Continue reading

  • July 28, 2003  

    In "Watergate Plus 30: Shadow of History" on PBS, Jeb Stuart Magruder, a former aide to President Nixon, says he heard Nixon order the burglary of Democratic headquarters at the Watergate complex. Gwen Ifill discusses the new documentary with Magruder and Sam Dash, former chief counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003   BY  

    Intense fighting flared in Liberia’s capital again Friday as President Bush ordered U.S. forces to deploy off the country’s coast to aid in an international peacekeeping mission. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003  

    Last night the House of Representatives approved a bill allowing Americans to purchase drugs imported from approved industrialized countries. Susan Dentzer reports on passage of the bill and its chances of being enacted into law. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003  

    The House of Representatives approved Head Start for another five years but shifted some of the program’s control to the states. Margaret Warner discusses the bill with Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, and Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the ranking Democrat on the committee. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2003  

    Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss U.S. efforts to stop the guerilla-style attacks on coalition troops in Iraq, the recall vote of Gov. Gray Davis in California, and the partisan bickering in Congress that culminated this week with a tearful apology from House Ways and Means Committee Chair Rep. Bill Thomas. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2003   BY  

    California voters will decide on October 7 whether Governor Gray Davis should keep his job, Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante announced Thursday. Continue reading