Religious battle over abortion

by Jane Chastain -- While the presidential candidates are spending a lot of time on education, tax cuts and prescription drugs, the real hot-button issue in this campaign, as it has been more…

Lieberman: Losing my religion

by Jane Chastain -- Last week, the Anti-Defamation League of the B'nai B'rith issued a startling rebuke to its favorite son in the 2000 election, Joseph I. Lieberman, and asked the Democratic more…

Ralph Nader: More red than green

by Jane Chastain -- On June 25, in Denver, Colo., Ralph Nader accepted the presidential nomination of the Green Party. Mr. Nader and his friends may have wrapped themselves in an environmental more…

What Bush and Gore promised

by Jane Chastain -- Bush and Gore each received an expected bounce after their respective convention speeches and undecided voters, who were leaning in the direction of George Bush after the Republican more…

More Democrats for Congress?

by Jane Chastain -- Do you ever look at what has happened since Republicans took over Congress in 1994 and wonder why there haven't been more changes? Do you ever wonder why more…

Hacking or hugging arts funding?

by Jane Chastain -- There was a time, in the not too distant past, when the debate over the Interior Appropriations bill would touch off an annual battle between liberals and conservatives more…

Lott's red bargain

by Jane Chastain -- Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott says he'll try to block an agreement by House Republicans that would allow food sales to Fidel Castro's Cuba. Farm state lawmakers had more…

No time to lift sanctions on North Korea

by Jane Chastain -- North Korea President Kim Jong Il may be a little eccentric, even crazy, but he is not stupid. For years now he has watched his Chinese neighbors taunt more…

Why Energy Secretary Bill Richardson won't resign

by Jane Chastain -- Two computer hard drives, containing information on plans for countering nuclear terrorism, technical details on every nuclear weapon in the U.S. and Russian arsenals and emergency techniques for more…

Keep those forests burning

by Jane Chastain -- It was irresponsible of the U.S. House of Representatives to approve legislation to give the federal government three billion dollars more each year to put more land under more…