Politics

  • November 27, 1998  

    In the answers to the 81 questions put to President Clinton by the House Judiciary Committee, the President again denied that he lied to the grand jury in the Lewinsky matter. Margaret Warner reviews the events and then gets reactions from two members of the committee. Continue reading

  • November 25, 1998  

    NewsHour contributor and Poet Laureate of the United States Robert Pinsky reads a poem by Goenawan Mohamad, a winner of the International Press Freedwom Award this year. Continue reading

  • November 18, 1998  

    The House Republicans choose Rep. Robert Livingston to be their next leader. But what will this change mean for the GOP? Following a report on the leadership race, Jim Lehrer talks with four new members of the House. Continue reading

  • November 18, 1998  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports on prison gangs in Texas. Continue reading

  • November 17, 1998  

    With only the third impeachment hearings in U.S. history slated to begin Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee continues to fight over procedure and witnesses. Kwame Holman examines the members who will decide the impeachment issue. Continue reading

  • November 10, 1998  

    After twenty years in Congress, four as Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich has decided to resign from office. Margaret Warner and a panel of historians discuss Speaker Gingrich’s place in history Continue reading

  • November 10, 1998  

    A look at Speakers of the House past and present. Continue reading

  • November 9, 1998  

    The Supreme Court rejected two White House appeals in the Monica Lewinsky case and decided not to hear a school vouchers case. NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg explains the latest developments. Continue reading

  • November 9, 1998  

    Rep. Bob Livingston of Louisiana is slated to win the job of House Speaker. What does this signal about the future of the GOP? Four Republicans debate the meaning of the leadership overhaul. Continue reading

  • November 5, 1998  

    Henry Hyde, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, announced that Independent Counsel Ken Starr will be the only major witness to testify at the impeachment hearings. Jim Lehrer talks with four members of the House Judiciary Committee about the latest developments. Continue reading