- Making News: 2004 Candidates Release Quarterly Fundraising Figures
The latest financial reports are in, and the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates is beginning to take on some shape. But in the past three months, President Bush raised more than all eight Democratic challengers combined. Bill Schneider, senior political analyst for CNN and contributing editor to several publications, breaks down the numbers and how they-ll affect several candidates- fundraising strategy.
- Reporter's Notebook: Prime Minister Tony Blair to Address US Congress
Tony Blair has paid a heavy political price for supporting the war in Iraq. Now, he's been asked to address tomorrow's session of the US Congress. When Margaret Thatcher, Clement Atlee and Winston Churchill received similar invitations, all were riding high. The Prime Minister is crossing the ocean under very different circumstances. Bronwen Maddox, international editor for The Times of London, says it may not be a very easy trip.
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Is ‘socialism’ dividing the Democrats From Bernie Sanders to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,“socialism” is having a hot summer. Is it the future of the Democratic Party or an easy Republican target? Prominent liberals and conservatives describe the history--and possible future--of a term loaded with many meanings in America’s political history.
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