Politics

  • January 13, 1999  

    Two long-time observers of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist, Stuart Taylor and Jeffrey Rosen discuss Rehnquist and his role in presiding over the impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg joins Phil Ponce to discuss arguments heard by the Supreme Court on whether a school can be held responsible for student on student sexual harassment. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV), the Senate’s leading historian and constitutional expert, is widely respected by colleagues on both sides of the aisle. Margaret Warner talks with Sen. Byrd about the upcoming impeachment trial of President Clinton. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Two of the Senate’s newest members, Democrat Evan Bayh of Indiana and Republican George Voinovich of Ohio join Jim Lehrer to discuss the Senate impeachment trial. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Mexico City’s first elected mayor, Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, came to office with much fanfare a year ago. But a widespread increase in crime has undermined his popularity. Charles Krause reports on Cardenas’ attempts to bring law and order to Mexico City. Continue reading

  • January 8, 1999  

    Kwame Holman reports on the agreement reached by Republicans and Democrats in the Senate on how to proceed with the impeachment trial. Continue reading

  • January 8, 1999  

    Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine and Sen. Mike Dewine, R-Ohio discuss the agreement in the Senate. Continue reading

  • January 8, 1999  

    After days of discussion, the Senate reached a consensus on how to proceed in the impeachment trial of President Clinton. Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle discusses the plan and the trial with Jim Lehrer. Continue reading

  • January 7, 1999  

    NewsHour regulars presidential historians Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Beschloss, and author/journalist Haynes Johnson are joined by Buckner Melton, a constitutional historian, to discuss the historic significance of the Senate trial of the President. Continue reading

  • January 7, 1999  

    Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the day’s events in the U.S. Senate where Senators were sworn in as jurors for the impending trial of the President and a statement from The White House on the trial. Continue reading