Politics

Immigration and Politics

August 13, 2003

Immigration is always a hot topic in California politics, and now it's at the center of the recall election. Hear more about the immigration-related issues being debated in the Golden State, and find out which ones will be on the agenda in...

Democratic Party Direction

August 7, 2003

Some Democratic strategists say the best hope for a 2004 presidential victory lies with a solid centrist candidate, while others think American Democrats will only rally behind a true lefty. A panel talks about this debate within the...

Political Agendas

July 29, 2003

Diane and her guests talk about the domestic issues that will dominate the political agendas of the Republican and Democratic parties as we head into an election year.

9/11 Intelligence Report

July 28, 2003

Last week, a joint Congressional committee released a highly-anticipated report on intelligence failures before the September 11th terrorist attacks. Diane and her guests talk about what's in the report, and about the questions that still...

Promoting Marriage

July 24, 2003

Diane and her guests talk about the hoped-for benefits of, and the objections to, a proposal for $300 million annually in government spending to promote marriage among welfare recipients.

American Empire

July 24, 2003

Two foreign policy specialists join Diane to talk about the idea of empire: why the U.S. is accused of behaving like an imperialist nation, and the fierce debate over the proper global role for the world's only remaining superpower.

Gen. Wesley Clark

July 22, 2003

Retired General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, joins Diane to talk about issues ranging from the US-led war in Iraq, to the 2004 political outlook.

Prime Minister Tony Blair in Washington

July 17, 2003

British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in Washington today addressing a joint session of Congress. He was a loyal supporter of the U.S. led war in Iraq, but continues to face harsh criticism at home. We'll talk about U.S. - U.K. relations...

Liberia Update

July 14, 2003

Secretary of State Colin Powell says the U.S. will support Liberia in its transition peroiod after President Charles Taylor steps down. A panel talks about the latest developments in this West African nation and how the U.S. plans to help.

Politics and the Internet

July 9, 2003

A panel talks about the growth of political activism, organizing, fundraising, and campaigning online, and what it could mean in the fall of 2004.

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