On the NewsHour

  • November 8, 2010   BY News Desk 

    OBAMA SUPPORTS INDIA’S SECURITY COUNCIL BID | The president backed India’s bid to have a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council during his first stop on a 10-day trip to Asia. Deepa Ollapally, of George Washington University, and Charles … Continue reading

  • November 5, 2010   BY News Desk 

    U.S. ADDS NEW JOBS IN OCTOBER | The Department of Labor released new statistics that show some job creation, but the unemployment rate remains steady at 9.6 percent. Judy Woodruff looks at what the numbers mean with economists Paul Krugman … Continue reading

  • November 4, 2010   BY News Desk 

    POLITICAL WRAP | President Obama invited leaders of both parties to a White House conference later this month in an effort to find common ground. Also, the write-in votes for Republican candidate Lisa Murkowski and Tea Party favorite Joe Miller … Continue reading

  • November 3, 2010   BY News Desk 

    MIDTERM DEFEATS, VICTORIES | A day after Republicans took over the House, pledges came from the GOP to cut spending and seek a smaller government. Gwen Ifill gives more details of the results and an update on races that haven’t … Continue reading

  • November 2, 2010   BY News Desk 

    VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS | After tireless campaign pitches, ads, speeches and rallies Election Day is here. Kwame Holman reports on voter turnout. SHIELDS AND BROOKS | Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks will … Continue reading

  • November 1, 2010   BY News Desk 

    MAIL BOMB EXPLODES IN GREECE | A package in Athens, Greece exploded at a mail delivery service and burned one employee. Police arrested two suspects after finding more bombs not far from the facility. Ray Suarez reports. FINAL DAY OF … Continue reading

  • October 29, 2010   BY News Desk 

    PLANE SEARCHED FOR SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES | A UPS cargo plane out of Yemen bound for Chicago was grounded when suspicious packages were found on board. Kwame Holman has more on what President Obama called a ‘credible terrorist threat’. MICHIGAN VOTERS … Continue reading

  • October 28, 2010   BY News Desk 

    LATEST POLL NUMBERS | Recent poll numbers show that Democrats are in trouble and the economy is a determining factor. But the Obama administration is holding on to hope that the Democratic Party will retain its majority in Congress. Jim … Continue reading

  • October 27, 2010   BY News Desk 

    SENATE RACES IN COLORADO AND ILLINOIS | With the election only six days away, candidates are giving their closing arguments during final debates and in a slew of new campaign ads. Gwen Ifill explores details of the tight races in … Continue reading

  • October 26, 2010   BY News Desk 

    KARZAI CONFIRMS PAYMENTS FROM IRAN | A spokesman from the Foreign Ministry confirmed that Iran has sent millions of dollars to the Afghan government over several years. Jim Lehrer talks to former Afghan Interior Minister Ali Jalali and Steve Clemons … Continue reading