The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 25, 2004

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Democrats accuse the Bush Administration of character assasination as it tries to descredit the charges of former Terrorism Aide Richard Clarke that the Bush Administration downplayed the dangers of the Al-Qaeda network

An audiotape purportedly from Al-Qaeda’s number two man, denouncing the President of Pakistan and calling for the overthrow of his government

The United States vetoes a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s assassination of Hamas leader Shiek Achmed Yassin

The House of Representatives passes a 2.4 trillion dollar budget that mostly sticks to President Bush’s proposal.. The vote is 215 to 212

Stiffer air pollution rules probably for Bay Area refineries as two environmental groups settle a three year old lawsuit

Disability rights activists blockade Congress to try to win funding for home care