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Quinn Bowman is PBS NewsHour's Capitol Hill producer.
In a confident but cautious pitch to reporters Friday at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, DCCC Chairman Rep. Steve Israel said his party has a "gentle breeze at our backs" as they try to win 25 seats from…
FAIRFAX, Va. | Mitt Romney made an about-face Wednesday during a campaign stop for Virginia Republicans and wholeheartedly endorsed an Ohio ballot measure that would restrict the right for public employees to bargain collectively. "With regards to question 2,…
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Getty Images Texas Gov. Rick Perry came out of the gate in the 2012 Republican nomination process with a bang: After announcing his candidacy on Aug. 13, Perry dominated many of the polls by mid-September. His…
// Senior correspondents Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian are back for another edition of the Political Checklist. This week they consider whether the accelerated Republican primary calendar benefits the front-runner candidates at the expense of…
The capture and analysis of surveillance footage has been an indispensable tool for U.S. counterterrorism and law enforcement in the past decade. Video analysis software has improved since the 9/11 terrorist attacks -- it can be programmed to identify…
Mark Shields and David Brooks join this week's Doubleheader guest host, NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian, to discuss the politics behind President Obama's ongoing campaign to get his jobs plan passed. Chalian asks why, if the plan has little chance…
// Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks (plus his son) joined Hari Sreenivasan Friday for another edition of The Doubleheader, where the guys weigh in on the battle for the top spot in…
Texas Gov. Rick Perry campaigns in Iowa on Aug. 14. Photo by AFP/Getty. Gallup released a new poll Wednesday that changes -- at least for the moment -- the dynamics of the budding Republican presidential nomination fight: Texas Gov.
Mark Shields and David Brooks returned to the Doubleheader with Hari Sreenivasan after a summer hiatus and jumped right into the debt limit drama at the center of politics in Washington this month. Shields and Brooks agreed…
Gwen Ifill and David Chalian marvel at the fact that more Republican candidates, including former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, are getting into the 2012 race in late June.
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