Articles by Richard W. Stevenson



Bush Offers Plan for Illegal Workers

  • 30 November 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The president tries to appeal both to hard-liners who call for tougher steps against migrants and to those who encourage compassion.

Reporter Set Free in CIA Leak Case

  • 03 October 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Judith Miller, a reporter for The New York Times, spent Friday morning testifying to a federal grand jury investigating whether officials in U.S. President George W. Bush's administration leaked the identity of an undercover CIA officer.

Bush Takes Katrina Responsibility

  • 15 September 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
U.S. President George W. Bush said on Tuesday that he bore responsibility for any failures of the federal government in its response to Hurricane Katrina and suggested that he was unsure whether the country was adequately prepared for another catastrophic storm or terrorist attack.

Bush Insists on Fighting to the Finish in Iraq

  • 30 June 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
U.S. President George W. Bush set out Tuesday night to reshape perceptions of what is happening in Iraq after months in which the persistent insurgency has undermined public support for the war, provoked signs of a split in his own party and prompted inconsistent statements from administration officials about how soon things might improve.

Social Security, Iraq Are Bush's Primary Concerns

  • 04 February 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
U.S. President George W. Bush challenged a wary Congress on Wednesday night to join him in reinventing Social Security for the 21st century, saying his generation had a duty to preserve the retirement system for those who follow and for the first time setting out details of the individual investment accounts at the heart of his proposal.

Bush to Fire Treasury Secretary

  • 07 December 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
President George W. Bush has decided to replace John Snow as treasury secretary and has been looking closely at a number of possible replacements, including the White House chief of staff, Andrew Card Jr., Republicans with ties to the White House say.

Rumsfeld Chastised by Bush Over Abuse

  • 07 May 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
U.S. President George W. Bush on Wednesday chastised his defense secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, for Rumsfeld's handling of a scandal over the U.S. abuse of Iraqis held at a notorious prison in Baghdad, White House officials said.

Bush's Africa Trip Not Just PR

  • 08 July 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
U.S. President George W. Bush left Monday night for a five-nation tour of Africa, turning to a continent that his administration increasingly sees as a source of both threats and opportunities and no longer one that can be left at the bottom of the foreign policy to-do list.

Bush Eyes $200M Ad Campaign

  • 23 April 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
U.S. President George W. Bush's advisers have drafted a re-election strategy built around staging the latest nominating convention in the party's history, allowing Bush to begin his formal campaign near the third anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and to enhance his fundraising advantage, Republicans close to the White House said

Bush, Blair Split on Role of UN

  • 03 February 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
British Prime Minister Tony Blair stood with U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday in warning Saddam Hussein that time is running out for Iraq to avoid war, but Bush and Blair appeared divided over how hard to press the UN Security Council for a new resolution supporting military action.

Fed Says U.S. Recovery Will Be Gradual, Mild

  • 05 December 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Federal Reserve officials say they expect a modest and gradual recovery in the U.S. economy next year rather than the quick turnaround many investors and forecasters are expecting.

Wartime Boom Not Expected

  • 10 October 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Given the nature of this new conflict with terrorism, the U.S. economy is not likely to be revived by the developments that fueled previous wartime booms, like surging orders for tanks and airplanes or demand for workers to replace those who go off to fight.

Emergency Spending Looms Over U.S. Budget

  • 02 October 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Analysts inside and outside the U.S. government say the large federal budget surpluses of recent years are likely to give way to a deficit in the fiscal year that starts Monday, a stunningly swift turnabout brought on by the weakening economy and the costs of the campaign against terrorism.

U.S. Promises Airlines Bailout

  • 20 September 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The airline industry, which has already indicated it will lay off 44,000 people after last week's terrorist attacks, won assurances of billions of dollars in financial help Tuesday from the U.S. Congress and President George W. Bush's administration.

Greenspan Guarded on Interest Rates

Fed Tries to Soothe Investor Fears

Fed Tries to Cool U.S. Economy

Surplus Gives Clinton Confidence

Fed: U.S. Families Are Richer, But Debt Is Concern

Greenspan's Success Assures Job Renewal

U.S. Attempts to Halt $500M Loan to TNK

Wary Fed Raises Interest Rates

U.S. Knew About Bank Probe Earlier

Flush Treasury Plans Buyback of Its Debt

Move to Curb Abusive Tax Shelters Debated

Clinton Sneaks Tax Reform Into Budget