Politics

  • September 17, 1998  

    The House Judiciary Committee is currently debating whether it should make President Clinton’s videotaped testimony available to the public. Continue reading

  • September 17, 1998  

    The House Judiciary Committee is currently debating whether it should make President Clinton’s videotaped testimony available to the public. Margaret Warner and guests discuss the videotape debate. Continue reading

  • September 16, 1998  

    A partisan atmosphere is sweeping Capitol Hill as lawmakers debate whether to release the video of President Clinton’s grand jury testimony. Senator Minority leader Tom Daschle discusses his view of the current political crisis. Continue reading

  • September 10, 1998  

    After the Independent Counsel Office delivered the Starr report to the House of Representatives, all eyes turned to the Judiciary Committee. Margaret Warner and three legal experts discuss the constitional basis for impeaching a president. Continue reading

  • 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