- Making News: President Bush's News Conference
President Bush was relaxed and confident with reporters today in the aftermath of winning both the Electoral College and the popular vote. Just how does he plan to spend his new-found political capital? David Sanger, who covers the White House for the New York Times, says the President plans to use that power quickly to enact tort reform, modify other social programs and make several political appointments.
- Reporter's Notebook: Conflicting Reports on Arafat-s Condition
Doctors in Paris are denying rumors that Yasser Arafat has died. Palestinian officials say he-s in critical condition. The State Department says it doesn-t know what to think. We hear more from Mouin Rabbani, who is at Arafat-s Compound in Ramallah, and from Graham Usher, Jerusalem Bureau chief for the Economist.
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