The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays, for January 26, 2005 - 6:00pm
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Condoleeza Rice wins confirmation as Secretary of State ...the vote in the senate is 85 to 13 --- that's the most votes against a Secretary of State nominee in 180 years...
The controversial nomination of White House counsel Alberto Gonzales as Attorney General moves to the senate floor after a 10 to 8 vote by the Judiciary Committee. . . . .democrats have accused Gonzales of helping author policies of torture and abuse of foreign prisoners
The worst day of death yet for American soldiers in Iraq as 31 die in a helicopter crash and six others are killed in clashes with resistance fighters......it's the worst daily death toll for U.S. troops since the us started the war nearly two years ago.. .in the House of Representatives 25 members of congress introduce a resolution calling on president Bush to bring the troops home now
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger accuses the legislature's Democratic leaders of stalling his proposed reorganization package and repeats his threat to take his controversial measures to the voters in a special election this year...
Workers and seniors picket the San Francisco office of Charles Schwab calling on the securities broker to renounce its effort to privatize Social Security
Tens of thousands of leftwing activists from around the world converge on Porto Alegre Brazil for the fifth annual World Social Forum