Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan faced questioning from some Senate Judiciary Committee members on her role in barring military recruiters from meeting with Harvard students. Kwame Holman recaps the second day of confirmation hearings.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including what Tuesday's telling primaries mean for the general election and the road ahead for financial reform.
Democrats and Republicans voiced anti-incumbent sentiments with their votes during Tuesday's primary elections. Jim Lehrer talks to two political writers about the loss by longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter and the high stakes for several more veterans.
Tuesday's primary elections in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Arkansas ended with a veteran Senator out of the race, another forced into a runoff and a third facing a Tea Party outsider. Jim Lehrer reports on what these primaries mean for the…
In other news on Tuesday, the man accused of plotting a failed car bombing in Times Square appeared before a federal magistrate in Manhattan and a suicide bombing attack killed five Americans and one Canadian near Kabul.
Judy Woodruff reports from Pennsylvania about the Democratic primary, where former Republican Sen. Arlen Specter is in a fight for survival as a long-shot candidate gains ground on the incumbent senator.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the tough Senate race in Pennsylvania and the president's nomination of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court.
The arrests of a prominent Wall Street hedge fund founder and five others on Friday have unsettled the hedge fund world and could spur calls for new rules governing the largely unregulated financial sector.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks mull the implications of Supreme Court Justice David Souter's retirement and Sen. Arlen Specter's decision to join the Democratic Party.
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