Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump solidified their status as their respective party front-runners after convincing wins in the New York primary this week, but both continue to face challenges from inside their parties. Clinton continues to weather criticism from rival Bernie Sanders while Trump has continued to lash out at the Republican Party's "rigged system" for delegate selection. Dan Balz of The Washington Post & Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times will report on the presidential race as it shifts to Northeast/Mid-Atlantic primaries next week.
Joe Biden has been an influential figure in American politics for more than four decades. He won a U.S. Senate seat from Delaware in 1972, and took office the following year despite losing his wife and young daughter to a post-election auto accident.
President Barack Obama will drop in on three of America's most important allies this week, possibly for the last time. But he isn't expecting an adoring reception in any of them. The U.S. relationship with all three nations is distressed, and Obama will be doing more than a little damage control.
President Barack Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia this week at a low point in relations between Washington and Riyadh that are likely only to be set on a different course by whoever is elected to the White House in November.
President Obama paid homage to women's equality Tuesday, designating the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, a historic house on Capitol Hill that has housed the National Woman's Party since 1929, as a national monument.
"I got the chance to get a sneak peek at HBO's upcoming docudrama on the 1991 Hill-Thomas hearings, when college professor Anita Hill nearly derailed George H.W. Bush's nomination of federal appeals court Judge Clarence Thomas to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall."
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.