By JIM ABRAMS
Legislation to bar federal courts from ruling on constitutional issues arising from the Pledge of Allegiance, including the "one nation, under God" reference, passed the House after lawmakers argued that the pledge is linked to the nation’s spiritual history.
While President George W. Bush is trying to suck up to the rabid right wing with his stem cell veto, he faces harsh criticism from conservatives on another front — his dismal record on foreign affairs.
In one of his campaign ads, GOP Senator Mike DeWine of Ohio uses altered images of the World Trade Center burning after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
By DEVLIN BARRETT
If Hollywood has a "Da Vinci Code," Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has cracked it.
Top stars such as Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson donated to the New York senator in recent months, generating the kind of cash usually associated with a major box office opening — or a potential presidential bid in 2008.
By GREG BLUESTEIN
Before the last of Ralph Reed’s campaign signs were stripped from the swank hotel where he watched his election collapse, his supporters huddled in small circles to quietly discuss his political future.
Deaths of Iraqi civilians at the hands of insurgents continue to rise as the country spirals out of control.