Margaret Warner has an update on tensions on the Korean peninsula after several incidents between North and South Korea in recent days.
In other news, two U.S. soldiers died Friday in Iraq from wounds sustained in a roadside bomb attack, and a new report from the U.N. shows that Iran has not suspended its nuclear weapons program.
President Barack Obama announced his nomination of former Washington Gov. Gary Locke to be commerce secretary.
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In this reporter's notebook, NewsHour senior corresondent Judy Woodruff reflects on Sen. Judd Gregg's decision to withdraw his nomination for Commerce Secretary and on how President Barack Obama's stimulus bill has fared in Congress.
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Barack Obama picked Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., as his commerce secretary nominee Tuesday. Amy Walter of The Hotline looks at how Mr. Obama's Cabinet is shaping up and recent developments in outstanding Senate races.
This week, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama delivered a high-profile speech on race in America and the Iraq war reached the five-year mark and U.S. economic anxieties continued to mount. Analysts David Brooks and Mark Shields reflect on the…
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The top three Democratic contenders in Iowa's caucuses, Sens. Barack Obama, Ill., Hillary Clinton, N.Y., and former Sen. John Edwards, N.C., had little time to celebrate before dashing to New Hampshire for Tuesday's primary.
In their last debate before the key Iowa Caucus on Jan. 3, six of the the Democratic presidential candidates outlined their policies on tax reform and trade in hopes of swaying Iowa voters.
As the 2008 presidential primary season draws closer, candidates are pouring money into television ads to court voters in key states. A political advertising analyst and an Iowa broadcaster discuss the ads and how much the campaigns are spending on…
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