NewsHour Coverage of the 105th Congress
NewsHour 105th Congressional Coverage from:
Return to @the Capitol.
Scrutinize the work of several major Congressional committees in online forums with the chairs and ranking members.
Participate in an ongoing dialogue with twelve new members of Congress.
Follow the first year in Congress of Freshmen Reps. Kay Granger (R-TX) and Jay Johnson (D-WI)
September 26, 1997 -- Political Wrap Shields & Gigot take up the Senate's campaign finance reform debate.
September 23, 1997 -- Senate Standstill Minority Leader Daschle halts Senate action to fight for campaign reform.
September 22, 1997 -- Fundraising Questions Will the attorney general appoint an independent counsel?
September 19, 1997 -- Political Wrap Our political pundits handicap the chances for campaign finance reform.
September 18, 1997 -- Tamraz Testifies Did political donations produce access to the President?
September 17, 1997 -- Under the Influence? The Senate finance hearings focus on Roger Tamraz's White House visits.
September 17, 1997 -- New Directions A look at the shake-up in the Justice Department's fund-raising investigation.
September 16, 1997 -- White House Coffees The senate again turned its attention to the work done by DNC fund-raiser John Huang as the committee opened this week of hearings.
September 12, 1997 -- Political Wrap Shields and Gigot discuss Weld's nomination and other D.C. dramas.
September 11, 1997 -- Sandy Berger Testifies Sandy Berger, former Clinton National Security Advisor, testified before the committee today. He said that during the 1996 campaign there was no adequate screening of White House visitors done.
September 10, 1997 -- The DNC's Legal Chief The Democratic National Committee's head legal counsel testified he believed the Vice President did nothing wrong when he made 85 fund-raising phone calls from his White House office.
September 9, 1997 -- Party Favors? The Senate looks into charges of political access peddling.
September 5, 1997 -- Political Wrap Nuns under scrutiny. Gore under investigation. Our pundits discuss.
September 4, 1997 -- What Did Gore Know... Did Vice President Gore violate federal campaign laws?
September 3, 1997 -- Conflicting Congress Members of Congress returned to Washington this week, but they are already talking about their conflicting agendas and priorities. Margaret Warner talks with four congressmen about campaign finance reform and other issues.