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In negotiations with the top UN weapons inspectors, Baghdad gave ground on procedural snares in the 2-month-old UN monitoring regime, including promising to encourage scientists to speak in private with inspectors.
A day after his State of the Union address, Clinton also gave ground on Star Wars.
Republicans gave ground so that the working poor who earn less than $25,000 and who do not owe taxes would receive the credit as a tax refund to offset Social Security and other taxes.