In a symbolic move, the House passed a resolution that connected the conflict in Iraq with the global war on terrorism and rejected setting a deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops.
A new political party called the Unity Party launched this week with the intention of creating a 2008 cross-party presidential and vice presidential ticket combining a Republican and Democrat.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, in the Democratic rebuttal to President Bush's State of the Union address, offered Americans a "better way" to tackle the issues facing the nation.
By PBS NewsHour
Following Monday's dramatic Iowa caucus results, the seven remaining Democratic candidates assembled in New Hampshire to engage in their final days of campaigning ahead of the state's Jan. 27 presidential primary.
With nine Democratic candidates crisscrossing the country debating, making speeches and building support, primary season is in high gear.
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