Elaine Chao

  • mcconnell
    June 7, 2016  

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the national face of the GOP. With five terms under his belt, McConnell is also the longest-serving senator in Kentucky history; his extended and colorful career takes center stage in his recently published memoir, “The Long Game.” McConnell joins Judy Woodruff to reflect on the state of American politics today and the 2016 presidential race. Continue reading

  • January 11, 2001   BY  

    Following the withdrawal of Linda Chavez, George W. Bush asked Elaine Chao, a veteran of the Bush and Reagan White Houses, to serve as Secretary of Labor. Continue reading

  • July 9, 1998  

    Jim Lehrer held a panel with President Bill Clinton called a Dialogue on Race. The roundtable was wide-ranging and nuanced, touching on both the roots of discrimination and the obstacles in finding solutions. President Clinton said then that economics and education were the best tools to end racism. Continue reading