According to a new poll released by Politico and George Washington University, independent voters are more likely to vote for Republicans than Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections by at least 14 percentage points. NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian discusses…
With just 15 days until the midterm elections, candidates are pounding the campaign trail in hopes of getting voters to the polls on Nov. 2. Gwen Ifill talks to Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report, about…
The stakes are high in Florida's three-way Senate race between Republican Marco Rubio, Democratic nominee Kendrick Meek and Republican-turned-Independent Gov. Charlie Crist. Gwen Ifill reports.
Special correspondent Betsy Stark reports from Indiana, a rust belt state, where there is a battle to get out the youth vote. This is the first report of a new series from Patchwork Nation project.
Amid the ongoing war there, Afghanistan's citizens are preparing for parliamentary elections. Ray Suarez looks at the preparations.
Judy Woodruff speaks with local public broadcast correspondents from California, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania about voter mood and the midterm elections.
States are looking to move up their primaries and caucuses in the 2008 presidential race in order to attract the candidates and have them address regional issues. Political analysts discuss the push to be at the front of the line.
Long-time peace advocates, joined by some military personnel and their families, are strengthening the anti-Iraq-war movement, which is gaining traction in the general public and producing a valuable voting bloc for Democrats in 2008.
After losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, announced he will continue his bid to keep his seat by running as an independent.
By PBS NewsHour
The Democratic candidates for president, busy stumping for votes ahead of next week's New Hampshire primary, criticized President Bush's Tuesday State of the Union speech, attacking the president's record as well as his new proposals.
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