TOPICS > Politics
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on ‘What Matters’ at the End of the 2012 DNC
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
5580833049Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell: Obama Made Problems WorseVirginia Governor speeches, but said the problems are still there."Bill Clinton gave a great speech; Michelle Obama gave a very personal and supportive speech for her husband ... but at the end of the day, this is what matters. Monday, we had the announcement that gas prices had doubled. Tuesday, we hit $16 trillion in debt."2012-09-06 23:51:00disabledNAsabgjsleMtrue109525Why winning Georgia is crucial for the GOP’s Senate hopesIn Georgia, voters selected David Perdue as the Republican candidate for the Senate election in November. His Democratic challenger, Michelle Nunn, is a fellow political novice and the daughter of a well-known former senator. Political editor Domenico Montanaro joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Perdue’s strategy, the competitive race ahead and why voting turnout is at a historic low.2014-07-23 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ga_senaterace-320x196.jpg2365294897aFn0IURNWw8109405Will conflicting health care law rulings head to high court?The federal court of appeals based in Washington ruled that the Affordable Care Act does not allow policyholders who get insurance through the federal exchange to qualify for subsidies. A separate ruling, issued hours later by a federal appeals court in Virginia, said federal exchanges policies do qualify. Gwen Ifill talks to Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog.com.2014-07-22 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Doctor-Patient-01-320x196.jpg2365293874dxMVOJIVf30109250News Wrap: Texas governor to send troops to Mexico borderIn our news wrap Monday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans to send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Mexican border as Washington grapples with the surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally. Also, at least 40 people were shot and killed in Chicago over the weekend, including an 11-year-old girl.2014-07-21 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/newswrap7-320x196.jpg2365293253BhbIPUQoU98
Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell talks with Hari Sreenivasan at the 2012 Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C. McDonnell responded positively to Michelle Obama and former President Clinton's speeches. But in the end, he said, larger problems, like the national deficit reaching $16 trillion, are still in the background.
SUPPORT FOR PBS NEWSHOUR PROVIDED BY