• July 5, 2013  

    In other news Friday, Pope Francis cleared the way for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II to be made saints. Also, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law requiring women seeking abortions to first have an ultrasound. Abortion providers would have to point out features of the fetus before performing the abortion. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2013  

    House Budget chair Rep. Paul Ryan put forth a blueprint which he says would cut the federal deficit by $4.6 trillion over the next 10 years. Democrats dismissed the proposal, saying the math doesn’t add up. Nancy Cook of National Journal joins Jeffrey Brown to explore the politics and math behind Paul’s budget bid. Continue reading

  • January 30, 2013  

    Judy Woodruff talks with newly elected Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., who is also the first openly gay person to serve in the Senate. Sen. Baldwin and Judy discuss immigration reform, gun control and the record number of women in the Senate. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2012    

    In the last days of the campaign, voters in Wisconsin see a final push by both campaigns to win this battleground state. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. The spotlight on Wisconsin and their 10 electoral votes grew stronger on Monday. … Continue reading

  • August 29, 2012  

    Wisconsin, home territory of Republican VP nominee Paul Ryan, is one of the most polarized states in the nation. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at our Map Center with Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg Political Report and hears from Wisconsin voters about a lack of compromise or unity in politics in their state. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012    

    Photo by Petrified Collection/The Image Bank via Getty Images President Obama is going to have a harder time winning over female voters this election season, if you consider the sentiment of 12 Wisconsin-area voters who opened up about the campaign. … Continue reading

  • August 13, 2012  

    After Mitt Romney announced Paul Ryan as his running mate, the Obama and Romney campaigns have tried to capitalize on the news, especially in key swing states. How might Ryan affect the election outcome? Judy Woodruff talks campaign strategy with Dan Balz of The Washington Post and NewsHour Politics Editor Christina Bellantoni. Continue reading

  • June 8, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news with Judy Woodruff including Europe’s growing debt crisis, President Obama’s comments on the economic health of the American private sector and the takeaways from the Wisconsin recall election. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2012  

    After a decisive victory Tuesday, embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became the first governor in U.S. history to successfully turn back a recall election. Gwen Ifill, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Craig Gilbert and USA Today’s Susan Page discuss the high turnout and how the vote may influence November’s elections. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2012    

    Headlines this past year running into Tuesday’s recall election in Wisconsin, between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, besieged every news medium. NewsHour’s coverage sets the scene.