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  • December 31, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    In an exit interview that aired on PBS NewsHour Dec. 26, economic correspondent Paul Solman spoke with Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who plans to retire from Congress at the end of his term in January 2013. Watch this excerpt where … Continue reading

  • November 16, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni  

    Pew Research Center and the NewsHour have teamed up to establish the Election Report Card Quiz. Fifteen simple questions will assess your views of what happened on Nov. 6 when President Obama was re-elected to a second term. You can … Continue reading

  • November 9, 2012   BY Imani M. Cheers  

    Six months of planning. Nine weeks of traveling. Nineteen thousand five hundred twenty-seven miles logged. Sixteen universities and communities from Los Angeles, Calif., to College Park, Md. More than 10,000 students, faculty and staff. And now, the NewsHour’s “Vote 2012: … Continue reading

  • November 9, 2012   BY Judy Woodruff  

    At the far western end of the Oklahoma panhandle, in the middle of the High Plains, sits rural Cimarron County, the only county in the U.S. that borders four states. It fits into Oklahoma’s intersection with Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, … Continue reading

  • November 9, 2012   BY Gwen Ifill  

    Late into the evening on election night, as we were waiting for Mitt Romney to concede and President Obama to accept victory, striking images began dominating our television screens. One moment we saw the Romney crowd in Boston, some of … Continue reading

  • November 8, 2012   BY News Desk  

    Two days after the election, join correspondent Gwen Ifill for a live chat, hosted by PBS’ Washington Week Thursday at 12 p.m. ET. Chat with Gwen Ifill of Washington Week and the PBS NewsHour Follow @pbsgwen

  • November 8, 2012   BY Terence Burlij  

    Shayla Fugate celebrates President Obama’s win Tuesday night outside of Ben’s Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call. For President Obama, Inauguration Day is still 73 days away, but the work of a second term begins … Continue reading

  • November 7, 2012   BY Dante Chinni and Dante Chinni  

    Poll workers watch over voters at the Cottageville Municipal Complex during the U.S. presidential election in Cottageville, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. Photo by REUTERS/ Randall Hill. Elections produce many things, from balloon drops to new elected officials, but they … Continue reading

  • November 7, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni and Terence Burlij  

    President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Biden and Jill Biden celebrate Tuesday night. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Barack Obama was elected to a second term as president Tuesday, reassembling the coalition that lifted him to a historic … Continue reading

  • November 7, 2012   BY News Desk  

    President Barack Obama waves to supporters in Chicago after winning a second term. Photo by Jim Bourg/Reuters. Follow Election Day activities, starting at 7 a.m. ET Tuesday, in our live blog. We’ll have on-the-ground reports from our local PBS stations, … Continue reading

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