May 31, 2005 Three Memorial Days have now passed since the current war in Iraq began. In the latest Watching Washington, Ron Elving says it may be time to reopen debate over the U.S.'s future course in Iraq.
May 26, 2005 The Internet played a key role in the 2004 presidential campaign. Should Internet sites and bloggers be subject to federal campaign finance rules? Peter Overby examines the issue in the latest Pennsylvania Avenue column.
May 24, 2005 The bipartisan compromise over filibusters may only delay a Senate showdown over judicial appointments, Ron Elving says in the latest Watching Washington column.
May 23, 2005 Vice President Dick Cheney may play an unusually high-profile role in the Senate's battle over judicial filibusters, Ron Elving says in the latest Watching Washington column.
May 23, 2005 The topic of the latest Unger Report: "When medical experts change their minds." Day to Day slightly confused correspondent Brian Unger questions a recent medical study that suggests sun exposure may in fact prevent certain kinds of cancer.
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May 19, 2005 President Bush has been missing in the debate over the judicial filibuster but he and his top advisers are behind the action on Capitol Hill, David Greene says in the latest Pennsylvania Avenue column.
May 12, 2005 Commentator Baxter Black says some people would like to have nationalized health care. He says if that's the case, other professions should be nationalized as well.
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May 11, 2005 In the wake of criticism for NAFTA, President Bush faces a tough time getting approval in Congress for another trade agreement, this one with Central America, David Welna says in the latest Pennsylvania Avenue column.
May 9, 2005 In the latest Watching Washington column, NPR's Ron Elving says it's time for everyone to share the pain of changing Social Security.
May 9, 2005 For Monday's Unger Report, a modest proposal for a new television network: Brian Unger says it's time to start MCTV -- Mea Culpa Television, a channel devoted entirely to saying "I'm sorry."
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May 7, 2005 Taking the pulse of the Iranian electorate ahead of crucial national polls, Mike Shuster finds many voters unconvinced they can create any real change. But he also sees a vibrant, unpredictable democracy at work.
May 4, 2005 President Bush's faces more difficult prospects than he did at this point in his first term, NPR's Don Gonyea says in the latest Pennsylvania Avenue column.
May 2, 2005 In the latest Watching Washington column, NPR's Ron Elving says first lady Laura Bush's humorous roasting of the president last weekend offered a brief respite from the sour mood in the nation's capital.
May 2, 2005 Cute animal stories have long been a staple of local television news. But in the latest Unger Report, Day to Day slightly confused correspondent Brian Unger notes that fuzzy creatures are showing up more often in national newscasts -- sometimes as the lead story.
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April 29, 2005 NPR Senior Foreign Editor Loren Jenkins was a reporter for Newsweek in Saigon when the city fell to the North Vietnamese in late April 1975. He recounts the chaotic final hours at the U.S. Embassy as the last Americans pulled out of Vietnam.
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