Monday, December 22, 2003 New pages appear by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday
alert level up to reddish-purple Despite
the increased risk, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge tried to reassure
Americans that it was safe to travel over the holidays.
Democrats forced to work on margins By the end of this year's congressional session, Republicans had tightened their already firm grip on the House and moved to marginalize Democrats' influence in both chambers by shutting them out of negotiations on the final version of major bills.
Group in charge of Iraq blamed for woes The Coalition Provisional Authority in charge of Iraq has failed to institute a smoothly run bureaucracy, resulting in cash shortages and delays in starting reconstruction programs, Pentagon officials say in interviews.
Activist fighting name of Indian Head highway "The name 'Indian Head' is an affront and literal racial slur against American Indians and Alaska natives who reside in the state of Maryland," Mr. Regan wrote in his complaint, dated Dec. 1. "It conjures up a place and time in the history of this country when it was legal to kill American Indians and sell their body parts."
Casey - Houston Chronicle
Al Gore's son arrested for pot possession (how you feel about the pot law now, Al?)
Congress Bill Lookup