The fight over Colorado's 7th Congressional District promises to be a fierce battle come Nov. 7 -- Republicans won the seat by only 121 votes in 2002 -- but the real fight appears to be taking place among the district's…
By PBS NewsHour
In a surprise announcement Monday night, Cuban President Fidel Castro handed power to his younger brother Raul while he undergoes intestinal surgery.
By PBS NewsHour
For months, Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., has trailed Pennsylvania Treasurer Bob Casey in his fight for re-election and now the incumbent Republican has latched onto the immigration debate in hopes of finding an issue to rally support.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Corruption and ethics are key words in the fight for Ohio's 18th District, where the specter of a Washington scandal threatens to unseat six-term incumbent.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives began a one month hiatus after working all night Friday to wrap-up legislation. Congressional writer Alan Ota discusses some of the contentious legislation debated on before the break.
President Bush and Prime Minister Blair announced an agreement to send a multinational stabilization force to Lebanon. After excerpts from a news conference, analysts Giovanni Castellaneta and Robin Niblett assess Europe's role in brokering a diplomatic solution.
Columnists David Brooks and E.J. Dionne discuss the continuing crisis in the Middle East, the role of international leaders in seeking a diplomatic solution and the confirmation hearings of U.N. Ambassador John Bolton.
A congressional report to be released Thursday has found dozens of Homeland Security Department contracts worth $34 billion were prone to wasteful spending, overcharges, and abuse stemming from an increase in no-bid deals and a shortage of managers.
More than 75 percent of public housing in New Orleans is unfit for human habitation after Hurricane Katrina. Rebuilding plans for these homes are underway but will take time, even though residents are ready now to return home.
At an international conference held in Rome on Wednesday, world leaders were unable to reach an agreement on how to end the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah. Analysts discuss the meeting and international efforts to establish peace in the region.
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