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The Bush administration struggled Sunday to find ways to buoy the nation's hobbled airline industry, announcing new task forces aimed at ratcheting up security at U.S. airports and inside aircraft while readying talks with airline executives about their...
Chicago Tribune national correspondentSeeking a coveted endorsement from the nation's largest labor unions, the nine Democratic presidential candidates quarreled over plans for fixing foreign trade, health care and the economy during a forum Tuesday night at Navy Pier as they tried to...
Tags: Texas, Illinois, Politics, Florida, Trade Policy
Washington BureauDemocratic lawmakers on Monday began a concerted attack on Republican conservatives for stalling sweeping legislation to strengthen airport security in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes. Although the Senate unanimously approved the aviation...
Chicago Tribune Washington BureauThe political and financial reach of Enron Corp. has exposed so many conflicts of interest among U.S. prosecutors, lawmakers and administration officials that the government is struggling to launch its investigation of the company whose spectacular...
Washington BureauSteeling the nation for a long, diffuse battle and the sacrifices to come, President Bush demanded Thursday that Afghanistan's Taliban government turn over the prime suspect in the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history and his network of associates or...
Tags: Texas, Politics, Tom Ridge, Tony Blair, Nazi Party
Washington BureauDespite intense criticism and accusations that his decision to shut down the House of Representatives fueled the public's anxiety about anthrax attacks, Speaker Dennis Hastert insisted Friday that he has no regrets. Hastert adjourned the House on...
Chicago Tribune chief business correspondentThe last time Wesley Clark ran for office, he was a high school senior who put his head down on his desk and voted for his best friend, Steve Buchanan. After the student council ballots were tallied, Clark had lost -- by one vote. Not that he shelved his...
Washington BureauAnthrax has been detected on a machine that opens letters bound for the White House, officials announced Tuesday, bringing the bioterrorism scare closer to another symbol of American power. No one at the White House has tested positive for exposure to...
Washington BureauThe economic stimulus package that President Bush and Congress proclaim they want to pass quickly ran into political roadblocks Wednesday that could delay its approval and turn it into a bigger bill. Not only did partisan differences between...
Washington BureauThe House narrowly passed a $99.5 billion tax-relief measure for corporations and individuals Wednesday and sent it on to a Senate sharply divided over the type and size of economic stimulus package that ultimately will be delivered to President Bush...
Chicago Tribune staff writersSen. John Kerry of Massachusetts surged to victory in the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 19 as he and a surprisingly strong Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina wounded Howard Dean in the first contest of the Democratic presidential race, profoundly reshaping the...
Tags: Dennis J. Kucinich, Illinois, Politics, Drama (genre), Activism
Washington BureauIn the weeks since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill have tried to avoid airing their differences and quickly forged agreements on a host of issues. But almost a month later, Congress has started to return to its...
Tags: Texas, Politics, White House, Crime, Law and Justice, Dick Armey
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