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  • Bacteria took high level of skill to make

    The anthrax spores delivered to a Senate office appear to be concentrated, pure and processed to a minute size that would make them a formidable weapon, government officials said Wednesday, suggesting that the biological attack required sophisticated...
  • U.S. spokesmen stumble through verbal minefield

    If the U.S. assault against Osama bin Laden and the Taliban were strictly a war of words, we might be in worse trouble than we'd like. Since President Bush vowed to "whip terrorism," we have been forced to backpedal verbally on an alarming number of...
  • GOP's role in Schiavo case worries some party members

    WASHINGTON - The extraordinary steps taken to save the life of Terri Schiavo have won plaudits from evangelical Christians and other conservative activists, but some Republicans worry about a potential backlash among others who view the intervention as an...
  • In America, candid, new discussion of last wishes

    WASHINGTON - The end of Terri Schiavo's life won't end the arguments over the issues raised by her case, an unusual intersection of religion, politics and morality that sparked a national conversation about self-determination, the rights of one family and...
  • Anthrax alert shuts House

    WASHINGTON - Investigators said that they have "substantive leads" about the origins of the anthrax that was mailed to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and triggered a partial shutdown yesterday on Capitol Hill. Congressional leaders closed the House...
  • Borderline acceptable

    WE STILL DON'T KNOW how the Senate intends to make sure the nation's employers are hiring legal workers. The fate of the estimated 4.4 million people who have lived in this country illegally for less than five years is still unclear. And there is every...
  • Frist, do no harm

    ON WEDNESDAY, AFTER MONTHS of work, the Senate brought the immigration reform debate to the floor. Unfortunately, senators took up the wrong bill. Balancing enforcement measures with a temporary-worker program, the Judiciary Committee approved a...
  • Making sense of immigration

    THERE ARE TWO SCHOOLS of thought in Washington on immigration reform. The negative one bemoans the fact that, after George Bush pushed the issue early on in his presidency, populist scare-politics have hijacked the effort, as evidenced by the absurd...
  • Hotter heads prevailed

    FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON CAPITOL HILL, the world's greatest deliberative body got back to doing what it does best. One senator took to the floor to wax eloquent about a new biomedical building at his state's public university. Another successfully moved the...
  • Clinton prospects changing wildly

    When House impeachment hearings opened, everyone was certain of one thing: Congress would never impeach President Clinton. Today, that prediction is very much in doubt. The House of Representatives seems ready to approve at least one article of...
  • Bush Urges Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    President Bush on Tuesday called for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, as he expressed alarm at the gay marriages conducted in San Francisco and the potential for same-sex weddings soon in Massachusetts....