Politics

  • October 18, 1996  

    Campaign finance reform is receiving serious attention this election season amid allegations of illegal foreign contributions and egregious misuse of lots of “soft money.” Margaret Warner moderates a panel of experts. Continue reading

  • October 18, 1996  

    Kwame Holman reports on a major rematch in the Senate race in North Carolina. Continue reading

  • October 17, 1996  

    Over the past two years, the NewsHour periodically gathered together a group of Colorado voters. Earlier this month, they watched the first debate, and Wednesday night, they were with Betty Ann Bowser for the final face-off. Continue reading

  • October 17, 1996  

    Margaret Warner chats with David Broder, Ron Brownstein and Elizabeth Arnold about the campaign road with just a few weeks left before election day. The importance of debates, ethics and California are discussed. Continue reading

  • October 17, 1996  

    With their second and last debate behind them, President Clinton and Bob Dole were out on the hustings today. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • October 16, 1996  

    The Supreme Court began hearing Wednesday a major First Amendment case examining the right to unrestricted protest outside abortion clinics. Continue reading

  • October 16, 1996  

    The Supreme Court began hearing Wednesday a major First Amendment case examining the right to unrestricted protest outside abortion clinics. Continue reading

  • October 15, 1996  

    Margaret Warner chats with pundits Norman Ornstein and Bob Benenson about the possible look of the 105th Congress. Continue reading

  • October 15, 1996  

    Betty Ann Bowser looks at a tight Senate race between Democrat Tom Strickland and Republican Congressman Wayne Allard. Continue reading

  • October 14, 1996  

    Bob Dole has labelled the Department of Education and teachers unions as stumbling blocks to such education reforms as school vouchers. Is Dole’s criticism fair, and what about President Clinton’s plan to offer tax credits for college tuition? Two experts debate educational reform and presidential politics. Continue reading