Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., says he agrees with the 83 percent of Americans who believe that Congress can be doing a better job. In an exclusive sit-down with Judy Woodruff, Reid discusses what Congress can do to escape the current gridlock, as well as the president’s recent remarks about race in America. Continue reading
For 48 hours, the grass on the National Mall disappeared underneath a million white and grey “bones,” a symbolic mass grave on the footsteps of the U.S. Capitol. The One Million Bones project is a public art installation created to protest genocide and raise awareness of ongoing violence.
In other news Monday, 11 car bombs swept through Baghdad, killing 66 people. The attacks were the latest wave of sectarian violence and targets were mostly in Shiite areas. Also, police in Britain have arrested a 10th suspect in connection to the murder of British solider Lee Rigby. Continue reading
The annual CPAC gathering brought together conservatives, activists and possible 2016 candidates tapped with the responsibility to reshape and re-energize the Republican party. Kwame Holman gets reactions from attendees and looks at why some prominent GOP leaders, like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, won’t be at the podium. Continue reading
Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan declared a state of fiscal emergency for Detroit, which is facing a deficit of more than $300 million and a possible state takeover. To learn more about this move and why it has been years in the making, Judy Woodruff talks with Christy MacDonald from Detroit Public Television. Continue reading
A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds the nation is increasingly distrustful of the federal government: 73 percent don’t have faith that lawmakers — members of Congress in particular — will do the right thing. Judy Woodruff asks Andy Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center, for more details and historical context. Continue reading