Wednesday, February 4, 2004

  • Kerry Wins 5 of 7 States; Edwards Scores Big Win in SC, Clark Takes Oklahoma, Lieberman Drops Out


    Sen. John Kerry continued his dominance of the Democratic presidential race last night winning contests in Missouri, North Dakota, Delaware, Arizona and New Mexico. Sen. John Edwards easily won his native South Carolina and Wesley Clark claimed a narrow victory in Oklahoma. Sen. Joe Lieberman quit the race after finishing a distant second in Delaware and Howard Dean finished the night without a victory.

  • Is Bush Covert Operative Behind Sharpton’s Campaign?


    An explosive piece in the Village Voice by investigative reporter Wayne Barrett reveals how the Rev. Al Sharpton’s presidential campaign is financed, staffed and orchestrated by conservative, Bush-backing Republican Roger Stone. [Includes transcript]

  • Bush Accused of Undermining Iraq WMD Inquiry From the Beginning


    President George Bush this week confirmed an outside investigation into intelligence failures on Iraq. But the promise of an independent, bipartisan commission came under immediate attack, with critics accusing the White House of trying to undermine the inquiry from the start. We speak with one of those critics: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas).

  • "My Innocence Keeps Me Strong"–Kevin Cooper Speaks From Death Row


    Kevin Cooper, who was convicted of a quadruple homicide in 1983 but has long maintained his innocence, is scheduled to die next Tuesday amid much controversy and protest. We hear an exclusive interview that Kevin Cooper did from death row recently with Leslie Kean of the KPFA program Flashpoints.

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