- Making News: President Bush Pushes Tax Cut in Ohio
With unemployment at its highest point since March of last year, President Bush is in Ohio today, pushing the massive tax cuts he says will stimulate the economy. Bush made two speeches today, but his most important audience was just one man, Republican Senator George Voinovich. Rick Dunham of BusinessWeek magazine says the -George versus George battle- has serious implications for the 2004 presidential election.
- Reporter's Notebook: US Planners Surprised by Strength of Iraqi Shiites
In the past few days, Iraq-s majority Shiites have massed by the hundreds of thousands, demonstrating the organizational power of Islamic fundamentalists. The Washington Post reports that White Hose officials underestimated the strength of the Shiite leaders, calling the Pentagon unprepared for "the rise of an anti-American, Islamic fundamentalist government.- Dale Davis is a former Marine Corps Middle East counterintelligence officer.
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