Elspeth A. Weingarten

Presidential election to focus on economy, terrorism

Posted May 21 6:00 p.m. by Elspeth A. Weingarten U-WIRE Washington Bureau Despite criticism that President Bush’s May Day landing on the USS Abraham Lincoln was a publicity stunt, experts say it was a logical way to kick off his reelection campaign. “His reelection campaign began the day he was elected,” said Forrest Maltzman, professor […]

State university students pay more, get less

Posted 11:13 a.m. May 10 by Elspeth A. Weingarten U-WIRE Washington Bureau Students are paying more and getting less, said Bob Samples, Director of University Communications and Marketing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. “We’re losing state funding and we’re raising tuition to respond to that,” Samples said. But he said his school’s reaction to […]

Iraqi reconstruction underway

Posted 11:20 a.m. May 10 by Elspeth A. Weingarten U-WIRE Washington Bureau With the United States’ seizure of the Iraqi leadership last week from the capital city of Baghdad, the war is moving quickly. Scholars predict where the U.S. government expects to be in the next week. “We’ve moved into a less exciting period which […]

Iraqi reconstruction underway

Posted 10:00 p.m. April 20 by Elspeth A. Weingarten U-WIRE Washington Bureau With the United States’ seizure of the Iraqi leadership last week from the capital city of Baghdad, the war is moving quickly. Scholars predict where the U.S. government expects to be in the next week. “We’ve moved into a less exciting period which […]

Panel debates war, press

Posted 6:10 p.m. Feb. 21 by Elspeth A. Weingarten U-WIRE Washington Bureau The Pentagon is working with news organizations to provide as much information as possible with military action in Iraq on the horizon, panel members said Feb. 14 at an American University forum on media access and government security. Joe Johns, Capitol Hill correspondent […]