Politics

  • September 9, 1998  

    Independent counsel Kenneth Starr sends his case against President Clinton to the House of Representatives. Continue reading

  • September 9, 1998  

    Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr has sent Congress a report summarizing his four year investigation of President Clinton. His spokesman says it contains “substantial and credible” evidence of possible impeachable offenses. The White House disputes that claim. Continue reading

  • September 9, 1998  

    Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr has sent Congress a report summarizing his four year investigation of President Clinton. His spokesman says it contains “substantial and credible” evidence of possible impeachable offenses. Jim Lehrer talks to four members of the House Judiciary Committee about what happens next. Continue reading

  • August 26, 1998  

    Should states go after the estates of deceased Medicaid patients to recoup long term care costs? Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting investigates. Continue reading

  • August 25, 1998  

    A Clinton administration proposal to use statistical sampling for the 2000 census has turned into a legal battle. Although a federal court has ruled against the Commerce Department’s plan to use “sampling,” the Clinton administration promises to take its case all the way to the Supreme Court. Betty Anne Bowser reports. Continue reading

  • August 24, 1998  

    The polls suggest the public doesn’t care about the president’s admitted relationship with a White House intern. But will the primaries tell a different story? Kwame Holman takes a look at the congressional primary election in Oklahoma to find out. Continue reading

  • August 20, 1998  

    President Clinton’s decision to launch military strikes against terrorist bases in Sudan and Afghanistan received support from many members of Congress today. Four members of Congress give their opinions on the military strikes. Continue reading

  • August 19, 1998  

    The president admitted earlier this week that he misled the public about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In response, many Republicans have called for the president’s resignation. One of them, Senator John Ashcroft (R-MO), debates the issue with Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA). Continue reading

  • August 17, 1998  

    Phil Ponce discusses the arrest of a suspect allegedly connected to the embassy bombings in Africa with David Breset, a former Secret Service chief of foreign intelligence who also worked at the CIA. He’s now with the private security company, Beckett Brown International. Continue reading

  • August 6, 1998  

    Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern, testified before the grand jury about her relations with President Clinton. But do Americans care? Pollster Andy Kohut joins the NewsHour’s regional commentators in a discussion of the public’s mood. Continue reading