A series of GOP events in Florida have further sharpened the divisions between the GOP 2012 hopefuls and their supports. Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff discuss the highlights of the GOP debate and other events. Continue reading
Wednesday night’s GOP debate focused most attention on the two leading contenders, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who sparred over their records on job creation. Ray Suarez recaps the debate and looks at where the contenders stand in the nomination fight after the latest round of debate. Continue reading
Before President Obama presents his plan to spur job creation on Thursday night, eight Republican hopefuls will debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian preview the debate, which will be the first to include GOP front-runner Rick Perry. Continue reading
After Thursday night’s Republican debate in Iowa, GOP presidential hopefuls headed to the State Fair to court voters ahead of Saturday’s GOP straw poll. Judy Woodruff discusses how the debate played out and what’s expected in the weekend poll with Gwen Ifill. Continue reading
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walked into his first debate of the 2012 nomination contest with a significant lead in national and New Hampshire polls. Continue reading
Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan preview Monday’s Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire, the first of the election cycle. They also look at President Obama’s effort to promote his jobs agenda in North Carolina. Continue reading
Two bills focused on oil company tax breaks, deep-sea drilling and reducing rising gas prices have reignited energy policy debates on Capitol Hill. Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the political fight over prices at the pump. Continue reading
With all the strife over public sector unions, including irate e-mails in response to our pension coverage on the program, we thought we’d lighten the mood today by sharing some recent political cartoons.