The recent FBI search of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson's office and the seizure of files found there have angered Congressional leader within the president's own party who say the FBI's actions violate the separation of powers. Experts discuss the legal…
Appearing before the U.S. Congress Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert outlined his plan to finalize Israel's border, promised to negotiate with the Palestinians and called a nuclear-capable Iran "intolerable."…
Former National Security Agency chief Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden is expected to face tough questioning Thursday during his confirmation hearings to run the Central Intelligence Agency. Kwame Holman reports on the political issues that will play out in front…
President Bush's five-point immigration plan proposed in a national address Monday, drew criticism from both sides of the aisle as the Senate continued debate over its immigration reform bill. Two members of Congress debate President Bush's five points and current…
By PBS NewsHour
In a nationally televised address, President Bush introduced a five-point, $1.9 billion plan to secure the U.S.-Mexican border that includes deploying 6,000 National Guard troops and creating a "temporary worker" program.
By PBS NewsHour
With House passage Wednesday of legislation aimed at reforming the relationship between lawmakers and lobbyists, a conference committee must now hammer out critical differences between the House bill and a measure adopted by the Senate in March.
A $92 billion emergency spending bill already has the support of President Bush and approval by the House. However, the Senate has added $14 billion dollars for projects they consider emergencies, and the president is threatening to veto the bill.
Although the nationwide average price for gas fell by a penny over the weekend, the debate returned to Capitol Hill today. Two senators discuss current and future legislation in Congress to stop rising gas prices.
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants participated in economic boycotts across the United States. Two guests discuss the motivations of the protesters and the future of illegal immigrants in the U.S.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The House and Senate on Thursday quickly approved an additional $52 billion for the Hurricane Katrina relief effort, bringing the total federal cost of the recovery to $62 billion, easily eclipsing spending on any domestic disaster.
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