House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reacts to the announcement that President Bush and Senate Republicans reached a compromise Thursday on handling terror suspects. The deal reportedly defines what forms of interrogation constitute illegal torture.
President Bush held a press conference Friday, which included a pitch for new detainee rules much tougher than several key Senate Republicans are willing to support.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., discusses Republican accusations that Democrats are emboldening terrorists, the war in Iraq and what Tuesday's primary results suggest about his party's chances of taking back the House or Senate in November.
Lawmakers return to Washington this week after a month-long recess to focus on an agenda that includes increases in spending for defense and homeland security.
As immigration becomes a key topic during this year's elections, the town of Hazleton, Pa. has passed ordinances to fine businesses and landlords who employ or house illegal immigrants and require city documents be in English.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio talks about how imprisoning illegal immigrants serves as a deterrent in this fifth conversation on the topic of immigration in the United States.
The fourth conversation in a series on immigration in the United States highlights the perspective of Jesus Garcia, a community activist in Chicago.
In the second in a series on immigration in the United States, National Border Patrol Council President T.J. Bonner shares his views.
In a 56-42 vote in the Senate, the GOP fell four votes shy of limiting debate on a bill containing a "trifecta" of parts, including a minimum wage increase and an estate tax cut, preventing a floor vote before the…
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives began a one month hiatus after working all night Friday to wrap-up legislation. Congressional writer Alan Ota discusses some of the contentious legislation debated on before the break.
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