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Schiavo Subpoena Ploy Creates Debate on Hill

As the tug-of-war continues over the fate of Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman, several Republican lawmakers have inserted themselves into the fray. A House committee issued subpoenas and a Senate panel sought to have her appear as a witness for a hearing in a bid to stave off removal of the feeding tube.

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NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk. In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies.