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The KPFA Evening News - October 21, 2005 at 6:00pm
Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers to keep meeting with Senators despite calls from some conservatives who say she's made blunders and the courtesy visits are not helping her nomination... Some religious conservatives threaten to desert the Republican Party in next year's Congressional election if Miers is confirmed by the Senate. A defense attorney for one of Saddam Husseins co-defendants is shot dead after being abducted and apparently tortured. His colleagues demand government protection and that Saddam's trial be moved out of the country. Meanwhile the death toll of U.S. soldiers in the Iraq war nears 2,000. President Bush calls for swift and serious action by the United Nations against Syria after an investigator's report links that country to the assassination of Lebanons prime minister. Former house majority leader Tom Delay declares his innocence to state felony charges. He wants a new judge in the case because the current magistrate donated money to democratic causes. The executive editor of the New York Times says reporter Judith Miller misled the newspaper about her role in the revelation of the identity of a CIA agent. And a coalition calling itself The World Can't Wait launches what it says is a campaign to drive President Bush from office.
The KPFA Evening News - October 20, 2005 at 6:00pm
Violent abuse of hunger-striking prisoners at the U.S. Prison at Guantanamo Bay. Lawyers for the inmates say they are being violently force-fed as punishment that detainees equate with torture...
The KPFA Evening News - October 3, 2005 at 6:00pm
President Bush nominates White House counsel Harriet Miers to the supreme court, turning to an insider and a lawyer who has never been a judge to replace Sandra Day O'conner.... If confirmed, Miers ...
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