President Bush chose Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute to fill a new position of war czar, whose primary function will be to oversee operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Two officials from previous administrations examine what the new job will entail.
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz was negotiating with the bank's board Wednesday over his future there, following widespread criticism of his handling of a pay raise and a promotion for his girlfriend. A Financial Times reporter provides an update on…
The White House on Tuesday defended World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz as a special committee found that he broke the rules in dealing with a former employee, who was also his girlfriend. A proponent and an opponent of Wolfowitz's resignation…
As President Bush said Wednesday that he would veto a new limited Iraq war funding bill, Sens. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and Evan Bayh, D-Ind., drafted legislation that would require benchmarks for the Iraqi government. The senators discuss their bill.
David Halberstam, the Pulitzer Prize-winner author and reporter who wrote about the Vietnam War, died in a car crash Monday at the age of 73. Writer Gay Talese discusses his impact on journalism.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales fielded tough questions about the firing of eight U.S. attorneys at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday. Committee leaders Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Arlen Specter, R-Pa., discuss his testimony.
The Pentagon announced that it will extend tours of U.S. servicemen to 15 months, while Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., defended his support of the Iraq war. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss these and other developments.
In a defeat for the Bush administration, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate carbon dioxide emissions from cars under the Clean Air Act.
A House panel Wednesday approved subpoenas for Bush administration officials, including Karl Rove, Harriet Miers and Kyle Sampson, in the investigation into the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, but held off issuing them in hopes of avoiding a constitutional confrontation…
President Bush and Congress edged closer to confrontation Tuesday over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys and the future of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. A panel analyzes the situation and the role of an attorney general.
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