Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the crop of Democratic presidential candidates, next year's presidential election and former Vice President Al Gore's recent criticism of President Bush.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Byron York of the National Review discuss the possible deployment of U.S. troops to Liberia, the president's comments on continuing violence in Iraq and political fundraising for election 2004.
Coalition troops seized Baghdad's main airport Friday as U.S. Marines edged closer to the Iraqi capital. Mark Shields and David Brooks reflect on the war's progress and on the media's coverage of the conflict.
Jim Lehrer speaks with David Brooks of The Weekly Standard and Tom Oliphant of The Boston Globe about the week's political developments.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and David Brooks of The Weekly Standard discuss the week's diplomacy and what's at stake for President Bush in the quest for U.N. approval of an Iraq war.
Jim Lehrer discusses the possibility of democracy in Iraq, the U.N.'s war deliberations and the Senate debate over judicial nominee Miguel Estrada with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal editorial page editor Paul Gigot.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's news, including the latest on the Iraq crisis and the emerging field of 2004 presidential candidates.
Jim Lehrer previews the State of the Union address with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and David Brooks of the Weekly Standard.
With three candidates declared and another half dozen in the wings, the race for the Democratic nomination is already becoming a crowded affair. Mark Shields and David Brooks offer their takes on those bidding to take on the President Bush.
David Brooks and Clarence Page discuss the recently elected Senate Republican leader Bill Frist and prospects for the 2004 presidential race.
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