President Bush's chief of staff Joshua Bolten talks about the impact of high-level vacancies in the administration as well as the president's view on recent developments in the Iraq war.
President Bush announced measures to help ease credit woes, while Sen. John Warner, R-Va., announced he will not seek re-election in 2008. Political analysts Marks Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's top political stories.
The successor to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will inherit a Justice Department with several top-level vacancies, low staff morale, and more than 100,000 employees. Two attorneys who served in Republican and Democratic administrations discuss the department's future.
Pressure had been building for months in Washington surrounding the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and his departure was finally announced on Monday. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the politically-charged announcement.
The resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales came suddenly with a brief statement on Monday morning. Two attorneys from the Bush and Clinton administrations discuss the legal and political ramifications of his departure.
The Justice Department is considering new rules that could give Attorney General Alberto Gonzales power to expedite death penalty cases. Legal experts discuss the proposed changes.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has faced criticism over the Democrats' inability to force change on the Iraq war. In an interview, she talks about the Democratic war strategy and other issues.
As presidential hopefuls Sens. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Barack Obama, D-Ill., take aim at one another following a Democratic debate, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales may face perjury charges. NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's political events.
Senate Democrats requested a perjury investigation for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales after testimony from FBI Director Robert Mueller raised questions about his credibility. Former Justice Department officials discuss the situation.
Senate Democrats are calling for a special counsel for investigation into the testimony of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. The NewsHour reports on the counsel, designed to look into perjury charges brought against Gonzales.
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