Editor’s Note | If you’re one of the millions of Americans who filled out a college basketball national championship bracket this year, odds are you’re out of luck. ESPN reports that only two brackets out of over 5.9 million submissions … Continue reading
Close games and major upsets have left many fans’ brackets in shambles as March Madness, the men’s college basketball tournament, reaches its final games. Judy Woodruff talks to Sports Illustrated’s Maggie Gray about this year’s “unprecedented and unpredictable” men’s tournament and how the women’s competition is shaking out. Continue reading
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a co-founder of the Senate Tea Party Caucus, speaks with Gwen Ifill about President Obama’s 2012 budget proposal, plus his vision for further spending cuts and bringing down the U.S. national debt. Continue reading
After the Great Depression and a horrendous flood devastated Louisville, the city’s mayor and and the conductor of its symphony orchestra hatched a plan to make the city great again.
Democrats and Republicans voiced anti-incumbent sentiments with their votes during Tuesday’s primary elections. Jim Lehrer talks to two political writers about the loss by longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter and the high stakes for several more veterans. Continue reading
Tuesday’s primary elections in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Arkansas ended with a veteran Senator out of the race, another forced into a runoff and a third facing a Tea Party outsider. Jim Lehrer reports on what these primaries mean for the general election in November. Continue reading
Voters on both sides of the aisle are preparing to cast ballots in Kentucky’s two Senate primary contests. Jim Lehrer talks to reporter Joseph Gerth of the Louisville Courier-Journal for a look ahead at Tuesday’s election. Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, record flooding over the weekend is now blamed for 29 deaths in the Southeastern U.S. Also, authorities prepared to close air space over Scotland and Northern Ireland again because of the Icelandic volcano. Continue reading