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World 01 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush nominates conservative Alito to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush nominated Judge Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court on Monday in a move that set up a showdown with Democrats but placated conservatives who bitterly rejected his last choice.

Letters 30 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush battles cronyism charges

STATE SIDE BY JOHAN FERNANDEZ

World 28 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush campaign fund-raiser in Ohio indicted

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A prominent Republican fund-raiser for President George W. Bush in Ohio has been charged with illegally funneling money to Bush's re-election campaign, a federal prosecutor said on Thursday.

World 28 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush looks for new Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, after the stinging failure to get Harriet Miers on the U.S. Supreme Court due to a conservative rebellion, looked for a new nominee on Friday and aides expected him to announce his choice in a matter of days.

World 28 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

In setback for Bush, Supreme Court nominee withdraws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a new setback for President George W. Bush, Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers abruptly pulled out of consideration on Thursday under mounting pressure from conservative Republicans who questioned whether she would support their views on the highest U.S. court.

World 27 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Miers withdraws as US Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, White House counsel Harriet Miers, abruptly withdrew from consideration on Thursday after fierce criticism from the right and the left about her credentials for the lifetime job.

World 27 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush's Supreme Court nominee Miers withdraws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, White House counsel Harriet Miers, abruptly withdrew from consideration on Thursday after mounting criticism from the right and the left about her credentials for the lifetime job.

World 27 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush's Supreme Court nominee Miers withdraws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, White House counsel Harriet Miers, abruptly withdrew from consideration on Thursday after mounting criticism from the right and the left about her credentials for the lifetime job.

World 20 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Lawmakers tell Rice they need more on Iraq plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sought to reassure skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday the Bush administration had a plan for Iraq but faced strong criticism for not having a strategy to get troops home.

Nation 05 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

10-year limit for ministers

It's official - the terms of MCA ministers will be limited to a maximum of two parliamentary terms or 10 years while state exco members can only hold theirs for three terms.