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The issue of the economy is traditionally the trump topic for voters in presidential campaigns. Gwen Ifill takes a brief look at the candidates' economic policies.
Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla., today promised the Senate Intelligence Committee that he would keep politics out of the office of the director of central intelligence if the Senate confirms his nomination for that position. Spencer Michels profiles Goss and explores…
Secretary of State Colin Powell expressed concern over the plan Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin announced Monday to gain greater authority over regional governors and parliamentary elections in the wake of recent terrorist attacks.
A 10-year-old law banning 19 types of semiautomatic weapons expired today. Jim Lehrer gets two perspectives in the debate over the need for the law from Seattle police Chief Gil Kerlikowske and Wayne LaPierre, CEO and executive vice president of…
Two recent polls showed President Bush with a double-digit lead over Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., while others had the two contenders in a statistical dead heat. A columnist and pollster discuss how voters should view the divergent surveys.
NewsHour regulars Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the impact of Sept. 11 three years later, recent comments made on the campaign trail, and the latest flap over President Bush's National Guard service.
Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday declared the situation in the Darfur region of Sudan "genocide," calling the killing of black Africans in the Arab-led nation, "a coordinated effort, not just random violence."…
President Bush promoted his economic agenda at a rally in Colmar, Pa., today. Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., spoke about health care reform at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Kwame Holman reports.
The federal assault-weapons ban, which outlaws 19 types of semiautomatic weapons, is set to expire Monday if Congress does not renew it. Margaret Warner gets two perspectives on whether Congress should renew the ban from Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. and…
Secretary of State Colin Powell used the term genocide for the first time today to describe the murder of tens of thousands of African Sudanese in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Terence Smith looks at the evolving U.S. response…
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