June 2001
New Republic;06/04/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 23, p12
Presents news briefs on topics in U.S. government and politics. Senator James Jefford's defection from the Republican Party, which is probably not a trend of liberal northern Republicans becoming Democrats and conservative southern Democrats becoming Republicans; Thoughts on U.S. President George W. Bush's policy regarding Taiwan and Iraq; Bush's pursuit of the Catholic vote, and his invocation of Dorothy Day at a commencement address at University of Notre Dame.


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