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  • November 8, 2012    

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The looming fiscal cliff, and prospects for a bipartisan deal What’s next for the Republican Party after Tuesday’s defeat Why it’s taken so long to declare a result in Florida Plus, pediatricians prescribe reading for building better … Continue reading

  • November 6, 2012    

    If you went to the polls today, you probably spotted a few voters snapping photos on their cell phones. We wanted to get a voters-eye view of the voting experience, so we created an experimental website. LookIVoted.com scoops up images … Continue reading

  • November 6, 2012    

    Judy Woodruff with presidential candidate Jimmy Carter in New Hampshire Feb. 24, 1976. Photo by NBC News/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images. I try not to get too carried away on Election Day every four years, because, after all, I … Continue reading

  • November 5, 2012    

    Eighteen months of campaigning, highly energetic debates, hot button ballot initiatives and it’s all come down to this. Starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, you’ll get the PBS NewsHour’s full Election Day coverage. Here’s how you can watch: On the Broadcast … Continue reading

  • November 5, 2012    

    A member of the 8th Security Police Squadron is silhouetted against the sky as he holds a Stinger anti-aircraft guided missile. Photo by USAF. With the Syrian civil war seemingly locked in stalemate as the violence enters its 20th month, … Continue reading

  • November 5, 2012    

    In Staten Island, one of New York City’s boroughs hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, custodians worked quickly to clean up schools that had functioned as shelters in time for classes to restart on Monday. Centers for residents to pick up donated supplies and receive counseling also opened for business. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2012   BY  

    In Photos: Staten Island works to emerge from the flooding and debris brought by Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

  • November 2, 2012    

    Mark Shields and David Brooks met up Friday in the NewsHour newsroom for a final pre-election Doubleheader. I filled in for Hari Sreenivasan, who is hosting the PBS election special, “What’s at Stake,” which airs at 9 p.m. ET. We … Continue reading

  • November 2, 2012    

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The White House says the latest jobs numbers show an economy on the mend, while the Romney campaign claims they are proof of a standstill The civilian casualties in Syria’s civil war The focus on immigration in … Continue reading

  • November 1, 2012    

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The massive devastation in New Jersey after the storm … The slow road back in New York And the challenges ahead for businesses and residents in lower Manhattan Plus, the full throttle presidential campaign with just five … Continue reading