- Newsmaker: Questions for Colin Powell - Retired Gen. Colin Powell appears today before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. His confirmation as secretary of state is considered the safest bet in Washington. David Corn of The Nation magazine has suggested some questions.
- Reporter's Notebook: Congressional Bill Aims to Ban "Spamming" - As online in-boxes become clogged with unwanted e-mail, Congress may take another shot at "spam." Is this unsolicited e-mail an important commercial tool protected by the First Amendment? Attorney Doug Isenberg is the founder of GigaLaw.com, a legal information website.
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