April 25, 1997 -- Shields and Gigot
This week's political wrap looks at the
ramifications of the Chemical Weapons treaty
and the resignation of Christian Coalition leader,
April 24, 1997 -- Treaty Debate
The Senate moved toward ratification of the chemical weapons ban treaty. Kwame Holman reports.
April 24, 1997 -- Political Jousting
The chairmen of the Republican and Democratic
parties discuss the political climate in
Washington and debate the way elections are
run and money raised.
April 18, 1997 -- Shields and Gigot
The NewsHour's political analysts, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal columnist Paul Gigot, discuss the Dole/Gingrich loan and Attorney General Reno's decision not to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate DNC campaign financing.
April 17, 1997 -- On the Dole
After three months of discussion, Speaker Newt Gingrich announced he would pay off the $300,000 fine with a loan from former Presidential candidate and Senator Bob Dole.
April 11, 1997 -- Political Wrap
The NewsHour's political analysts, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal columnist Paul Gigot, discuss the Federal Court ruling striking down the Presidential line-item veto, Newt Gingrich's image, and campaign finance reform.
April 8, 1997 -- Gingrich's Woes
In the past month, Speaker Newt Gingrich has
come under fire from those in his own party. Is
Newt Gingrich the leader or a casualty of the
April 8, 1997 -- Inside North Korea
The North Korean government is actively seeking aid as it engages in diplomatic discussions on a broad range of issues with the U.S. and South Korea. Last week, North Korean officials met in the capital city, Pyongyang, with five U.S. Senators. Two of those Senators are with us now.
April 4, 1997 -- Political Wrap
Shields & Gigot dissect the revelation that key White House staffers helped Webster Hubbell find work, and review Newt Gingrich's trip to China.
April 2, 1997 -- Tangled Webb
With the release of new White House documents, Webster Hubbell, the man who President Clinton once described as his closest friend, appears to be increasingly at the center of political scandals that dog the White House. Margaret Warner takes a closer look with two reporters covering the issue.