With their eyes on winning control of the U.S. Senate in November, Republicans will be looking Tuesday to the primary for Nebraska's open seat, where the yet-to-be-decided Republican candidate is already favored over the former senator expected to win the Democratic nod.
The cost of health insurance continued its 20-year reign as the number-one issue worrying small-business owners, according to the latest edition of the Small-Business Problems and Priorities survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses, released on Monday.
A proposed national intelligence chief must have the power to hire, fire and set budgets, a 9/11 commissioner testified Tuesday, warning that the Pentagon will likely oppose at least part of that plan.
This week, in "The Inside Edge," the question of redefining U.S. goals in Iraq -- perhaps by both President Bush and by John Kerry -- plus the shifting ground of election-year debate on economic issues.
Richard Clarke, former White House counterterrorism coordinator, recently appeared on "60 Minutes," released his new book "Against All Enemies: Inside America's War On Terror," testified publicly before the 9/11 Commission, hit the top of the Bush-Cheney enemy list, and caused a major political stir.
Condoleezza Rice's public testimony today before the 9/11 commission rises to a level of political theater not seen since ... well, since Richard Clarke drew gavel-to-gavel TV coverage two weeks ago. Just as they did when Clarke testified March 24, both President Bush and Sen. John Kerry are lying relatively low today.
Former Defense Secretary William Cohen on Tuesday defended President Clinton's use of the military to protect national security interests, returning to a sharp GOP-led criticism of Clinton at a time when he was embroiled in the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
The top military and diplomatic leaders of the Clinton and Bush administrations were grilled Tuesday by members of the commission investigating the government's antiterror policies before the attacks of September 11, 2001 brought unprecedented destruction and death to the American homeland.