- Making News: Meeting the Deadline on Iraqi Constitution
Iraqi Shiites and Kurds have reportedly agreed on an new constitution, but so far it's also reported that the Sunnis are not on board. The extended deadline for completing the work expires at midnight tonight. Scott Johnson, Baghdad Bureau Chief for Newsweek magazine, says that all indicators point to a Sunni rejection.
- Reporter's Notebook: A Resurrection of Jim Crow in Georgia?
States around the US are waiting for the Bush Justice Department to weigh in on a new law passed in Georgia that requires voters to present one of just six forms of photo identification before they can vote. In a state where 50 of 159 counties don't even have offices that issue drivers' licenses, Democrats say the law is intended to disenfranchise blacks. Republicans say it will protect against voter fraud. Don Schanche of the Macon Telegraph has more on the new law.
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