Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visited for two days with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ahead of a U.S.-sponsored peace conference tentatively scheduled for November.
In the first in a series of presidential candidate interviews, Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., talks about his stance on the Iraq war and the importance of rebuilding family values in America.
Thousands marched in Jena, La. Thursday to protest charges against six black students accused of beating a white classmate. A reporter and an NAACP representative discuss the ramifications of the case.
Democratic fund-raiser Norman Hsu was indicted Thursday on charges of campaign finance violation and business fraud. Experts consider the role of "bundlers" like Hsu and how campaigns vet their contributions.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush on Thursday promised to veto a Democratic-backed bill that would expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program, accusing congressional Democrats of playing politics with the legislation.
The Senate debated legislation Wednesday that would regulate troop deployments in Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the debate and what it means for U.S. military.
Presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., unveiled her health care plan Monday. The plan would aim to insure all Americans. NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer and a political reporter discuss Clinton's proposal.
President Bush announced Monday his nomination of retired federal judge Michael Mukasey to replace Alberto Gonzales as attorney general. Two former U.S. attorneys discuss the selection.
Presidential hopefuls weighed in on the series of Iraq reports, with Democrats expressing skepticism over progress and potential for success. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss how Iraq-related news has played out on the campaign trail.
Saying additional U.S. soldiers have created more stability in Iraq and allowed some political progress, President Bush Thursday endorsed a phased withdrawal of troops to pre-surge levels by next summer, a move dismissed by Democrats as inadequate.
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