Politics

Jamieson & Waldman: "The Press Effect" (Oxford)

December 4, 2002

Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Paul Waldman of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania present the results of a major survey of public opinion about press coverage of major events like the 2000 presidential...

Orrin Hatch: "Square Peg" (Basic Books)

December 2, 2002

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) shares highlights from his years in the U.S. Senate, and previews the upcoming Congressional session in which he'll regain the chairmanship of the Judiciary Committee.

State Budget Crises

December 2, 2002

Diane and her guests look at the factors behind the state budget crises across the country, and talk about some of the strategies emerging as governors - and governors-elect - try to cope.

Saudi relations

November 26, 2002

Last weekend questions emerged about whether money donated by the Saudi embassy in Washington may have found its way into the hands of terrorists. A panel discusses the status of U.S. - Saudi relations and new efforts to crack down on...

NATO Summit

November 18, 2002

A panel talks about the future of NATO in a post-Cold War and post-9/11 era, the agenda for the upcoming NATO summit in Prague that President Bush will attend, and more.

Terrorism Insurance

November 14, 2002

A discussion on who would be helped by a proposed federal terrorism insurance program, and why it's now taken over a year to get through Congress.

Future of Democrats

November 12, 2002

Now that the GOP holds both the White House and majorities in both chambers of Congress, Democrats around the country are wondering what direction the party will take heading into the 2004 elections. Diane and her guests talk about the...

Harvey Pitt and the SEC

November 7, 2002

Embattled SEC chairman Harvey Pitt resigned Tuesday night after coming under intense criticism for his handling of the appointment of ex-CIA chief William Webster to head an accounting oversight board. Diane talks with a panel about Pitt's...

Election Analysis: Gubernatorial

November 6, 2002

Post-election analysis continues with a focus on results in the governors' races around the country - the large number of female candidates, the key states of California, Florida and Texas, and much more.

Election Analysis: Congress

November 6, 2002

Get the latest returns and expert analysis of Tuesday's results in House and Senate races around the country. Diane and her panel of political experts talk about what it will all mean for the new Congress in January - and for the lame-duck...

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