Articles by Ron Fournier



Bush Names Conservative Judge

  • 01 November 05
  • The Associated Press
President George W. Bush, stung by the rejection of his first choice, nominated a conservative judge to fill a critical Supreme Court vacancy Monday in a bid to reshape America's top court, mollify his political base and help lift the White House out of the lowest point of the Bush presidency.

Kerry Concedes, Bush Wins Re-Election

  • 04 November 04
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush won four more years in the White House on Wednesday, pocketing a public concession from Democrat John Kerry that closed out a loud and long campaign fought over the war on terror and the economy.

Kerry Victorious in Key Primary Vote

  • 29 January 04
  • The Associated Press
John Kerry overpowered Howard Dean to win New Hampshire's U.S. presidential primary, scoring a second-straight campaign victory to establish himself as the front-runner in the Democratic race that will decide who will challenge George W. Bush for the presidency.

Gore Endorses Dean for U.S. Democratic Nominee

  • 10 December 03
  • The Associated Press
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore threw his support to Howard Dean for the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday, adding momentum and political prestige to the antiwar candidate's front-running campaign.

Gore Bows Out of Presidential Race

  • 17 December 02
  • The Associated Press
Al Gore would have been a formidable Democratic primary candidate, but his decision to forgo the 2004 race probably helped his party's chances in the general election against U.S. President George W. Bush.

Bush to Tap Rail Exec to Run Treasury

  • 10 December 02
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush is expected to name John Snow, a Virginia transportation executive who served in under former President Gerald Ford, to replace Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill.

Bush Issues Appeal in Dock Strike

  • 07 October 02
  • The Associated Press
The White House warned both labor and management involved in a West Coast dock shutdown that they're hurting the U.S. economy.

Late Nights Take Toll on Bush

  • 28 May 02
  • The Associated Press
It was a tired U.S. President George W. Bush who stood at a news conference podium Sunday alongside the much more animated -- and talkative -- French President Jacques Chirac.

Bush Knew of Hijacking Threat

  • 17 May 02
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush was told a month before Sept. 11 that Osama bin Laden's terrorist network might hijack American airplanes.

U.S. Senator Gets Anthrax Letter

  • 16 October 01
  • The Associated Press
A letter opened Monday in the office of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle ""had anthrax in it,"" U.S. President George W. Bush said.

Another Hijacked Plane Hits Pentagon

  • 12 September 01
  • The Associated Press
The Pentagon took a direct, devastating hit from an aircraft and was evacuated Tuesday as an apparent terrorist attack quickly spread fear and chaos in the U.S. capital.

Bush Eager to Meet With Putin

  • 19 January 01
  • The Associated Press
President-elect George W. Bush says he is confident that he can persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as European allies of the wisdom of allowing the United States to move ahead with a national missile defense system.

Bush, Gore Charge Ahead on Super Tuesday

McCain Trounces Bush in Primary

FBI Queries Clinton on Donations

Clinton Admits Defeat on 'Fast Track'

Clinton Slow on Fast-Track Bill

Clinton Proposes Legislation To Bar Gene Discrimination

Earth Summit Divided on Emissions

U.S. to Allow News Offices in Cuba

Clinton Makes Schools A Priority

Clinton To Proclaim 'New Era'

Clinton Sounds Call For 'One America'

Mexico to Pay Off U.S. Bailout Loan

Clinton Nominates Last 4 Cabinet Picks

Albright Named U.S. Secretary of State

Republican Touted For Defense Chief

First Lady Accusations Promise Campaign Ire

Clinton Reasserts U.S. Clout

New Attack Hits White House