The 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination gathered for their first debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Thursday night. The NewsHour presents excerpts from the debate. Continue reading
Although Democrats picked up 28 seats in the U.S. House in the midterm elections, eleven races have yet to be decided — some remain mired in recounts while others are still waiting on absentee ballots. A reporter updates the races in play. Continue reading
Two days after voters went to the polls and handed hair’s breadth wins to their opponents, Republican Sens. George Allen of Virginia and Conrad Burns of Montana conceded defeat. Continue reading
In an improbable march across the country, Democrats swept into power in the Senate for the first time in four years, capturing seats in Virginia, Montana, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Missouri and Ohio. Continue reading
A group of students at Swarthmore discuss the election-year issues that matter to them, the need for bipartisan dialogue and the role of young people in all of this. Continue reading
As several Republican incumbents lost seats in both the House and the Senate, speculators began discussing what were the reasons underlying the shake-up of power. An analyst discusses who came out to the polls yesterday and why. Continue reading
Democrats counted the gains that returned them to power in Congress on the day after Tuesday’s midterm elections. The NewsHour’s Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the Democrats’ dominance as part of a special NewsHour series of election year reports – Choices ’06.