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Ralph Nader spent the first day of his presidential campaign defending himself against allegations that his candidacy will be a detriment to the Democratic presidential nominee. Jim Lehrer speaks with Nader about the aims of his presidential bid.
The Department of Homeland Security was created last March with the merger of 22 federal agencies and 180,000 employees. Margaret Warner asks Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge for a progress report as the first anniversary of the department approaches.
President Bush appointed Alabama Attorney General William Pryor to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, bypassing Congress on a judicial pick for the second time this year.
Iranians turned out Friday to vote in parliamentary elections that are expected to return control of the nation's legislature to Islamic conservatives.
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The United States and its regional allies are sending delegates to Haiti on Saturday to urge Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to reach a political compromise with his foes, U.S. officials said.
Iraqi leaders offered mixed reactions Friday to a U.N. recommendation against holding elections before the U.S. transfer of power to an interim Iraqi administration by July 1.
A move by conservative clerics to ban moderate candidates from parliamentary elections has prompted widespread boycotts and thrown the future of Iran's reform movement into doubt. Two Iranian experts assess the impact of Friday's vote.
The Federal Election Commission voted 4-2 to place some restrictions on how non-party political groups can spend soft money funds, but commissioners postponed a broader decision until they initiate a formal rule-making process next month.
Militant defenders of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide vowed to shield Cap-Haitien from rebel forces Thursday, setting up barricades of car parts, scrap metal and trees on highways leading into the Caribbean country's second-largest city.
The AFL-CIO federation of labor unions endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry Thursday, urging some 13 million workers nationwide to support the Massachusetts lawmaker.
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