• November 12, 2008   BY Admin 

    Democrats continued to push for aid for struggling U.S. automakers, calling for Congress to act during its lame-duck session next week to give the industry a much-needed financial boost as it confronts weak sales and plummeting stock prices. Continue reading

  • October 28, 2008  

    Deepening financial crisis among the nation’s biggest auto makers prompted talks to allow corporations to apply for aid under the $700 billion bailout plan. Reporters and analysts weigh the controversy around the access to money for Detroit’s Chrysler, G.M. and Ford. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2008   BY Admin 

    As the race to raise campaign cash pushes on, some of Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain’s time to spend certain campaign funds is running down as the Republican National Convention approaches next month. Continue reading

  • June 9, 2008  

    Presumptive presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama both claim that they can redraw the electoral map this year by courting voters from the other party’s traditional base. Political analysts Stuart Rothenberg and Amy Walter discuss the 2008 electoral map. Continue reading

  • June 2, 2008  

    The last remaining states to vote in the Democratic nominating race, Montana and South Dakota, head to the polls Tuesday — and all eyes are on Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama as the epic race nears a close. Political reporters discuss the candidates’ next moves. Continue reading

  • May 30, 2008  

    On Saturday, the Democratic rules committee will meet to decide the fate of the delegates chosen in renegade primaries in Michigan and Florida — a critical moment in the race between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Mark Shields and David Brooks examine the Democratic race. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2008  

    The Democratic Party’s Rules and Bylaws Committee meets on May 31 in an effort to resolve an impasse over how votes from Michigan and Florida’s renegade primaries should be factored into the nominating battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Two committee members preview the meeting. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2008  

    This week, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama delivered a high-profile speech on race in America and the Iraq war reached the five-year mark and U.S. economic anxieties continued to mount. Analysts David Brooks and Mark Shields reflect on the news of the week. Continue reading

  • March 7, 2008  

    The fight for the Democratic nomination was shaken up once again this week as Hillary Clinton defeated Barack Obama in the Ohio and Texas primaries. Also, Florida and Michigan might hold new primaries after they were stripped of their delegates for holding early contests. Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week’s news. Continue reading

  • March 6, 2008  

    As a tight primary race continues, the Democratic Party is considering redoing primaries in Michigan and Florida — states who were stripped of their delegates for holding their primaries too early — to allow those states’ delegates to be seated at the national convention. Officials from each state discuss the options. Continue reading