Wednesday's must-reads

Published October 6, 2004 1:42PM (EDT)

AP: The final report of the chief U.S. arms inspector for Iraq expected to conclude that Saddam had no WMD stockpiles -- but that Saddam could have revived dormant programs if international attention waned.

Washington Post: Here's a "refereed" transcript of the vice presidential debate last night -- staff writers from the Post add analysis and factchecking where marked on the transcript, and readers weigh in with their own comments.

Reuters: Even in the glare of the VP debate, despite all the evidence to the contrary, Cheney continued to insist on prewar links between Iraq and al-Qaida.

Washington Post: "In one of the strangest parliamentary maneuvers in memory," members of congress defeat draft bill 402 to 2, with even the sponsor voting against it, to make a point.

Arizona Republic: A man who until last week was one of Sen. John McCain's top aides is endorsing John Kerry for president.

By Geraldine Sealey

Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at

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