At 91 years old, former Sen. Bob Dole is still traversing his home state of Kansas to thank his supporters for five terms in the Senate. Judy Woodruff sits down with Dole to discuss how Washington has changed since he was in office, his activism for disabled Americans, President Obama’s foreign policy and what he expects from the upcoming election. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. They just don’t see the law going away, even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections. Continue reading
The Republican candidate for mayor of Providence has given a $1,000 donation to the Democratic candidate. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: Republicans have another likely voter advantage Security is the latest issue of the scattershot campaign It’s the demographics, stupid Romney 2016? Not likely, but here’s what his lead in a new poll says about the … Continue reading
It’s an issue that President Obama can no longer push aside. This past week’s jarring Ebola developments have put a spotlight on the president’s management skills just as he was earning praise for acting militarily against Islamic militants.
The Obama administration named Ron Klain as the nation’s Ebola Response coordinator. The White House emphasized Klain, the former chief of staff to two Democratic vice presidents, was selected for his background as an implementation expert. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the response to Ebola in the U.S. and how it affects national politics, as well as the outlook for the midterm elections and the gubernatorial debate in Florida. Continue reading
Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Rep. Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of the Indian government in the anti-Sikh rioting in 1984. Continue reading