Since California passed a $3 billion bond measure for stem cell research, recruitment of top scientists has outpaced every other state. The new funding has sparked the building of state-of-the-art facilities and a push for stem cell innovations.
The 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination gathered for their first debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Thursday night. The NewsHour presents excerpts from the debate.
President Bush's State of the Union address on Tuesday was met with varied reaction from around the country. Jeffrey Brown speaks with three regional editorial page editors for a sample of local reaction to the address.
In a nationally televised debate on NBC's "Meet the Press," Democratic candidate for Maryland Senate, Rep. Ben Cardin, attempted to draw distinct ideological lines with his opponent, Republican Lt. Gov. Michael Steele.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush issued his first veto Wednesday on a bill that would have eased restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Two political analysts discuss the use of the presidential veto.
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