- Making News: Blair under the Gun on WMD Issue
British Prime Minister Tony Blair is under attack by the left in his own Labor Party for allegedly hyping the issue of weapons of mass destruction to justify war in Iraq. Blair said today that he-ll go along with a full independent investigation, but in Parliament last night he was outraged. Political correspondent Toby Helm is following the story for London-s Daily Telegraph.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Karl Rove, Texas Politics and George W. Bush
A new book details what-s become conventional wisdom in political circles, that President Bush owes a lot to his long-time political advisor, Karl Rove. It also appears that much can be learned about the President-s thinking by looking at Texas, where Rove helped Mr. Bush become Governor. Wayne Slater, who covers the state house in Austin for the Dallas Morning News, is co-author of Bush-s Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential.
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