Political Editor David Chalian analyzes embattled New York Democrat Charles Rangel's unusual and emotional self-defense Tuesday on the House floor.
The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court Wednesday by a vote of 63 to 37. Kagan will be the third female judge on the Supreme Court joining Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. Ray Suarez examines the…
Voters across the country prepare to cast ballots in the biggest day of primary elections, as 10 states host contests on Tuesday. Judy Woodruff talks with Amy Walter of Hotline and Dan Balz of The Washington Post for a preview…
Voters on both sides of the aisle are preparing to cast ballots in Kentucky's two Senate primary contests. Jim Lehrer talks to reporter Joseph Gerth of the Louisville Courier-Journal for a look ahead at Tuesday's election.
Incumbent Blanche Lincoln is campaigning to hold on to her seat in the U.S. Senate in a heated Democratic primary race in Arkansas. Spencer Michels reports on how the state's agriculture industry and discontent with Washington may factor into the…
California Republicans are already gearing up for the 2010 Senate primary, as three candidates look toward an opportunity to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in the fall. Spencer Michels reports on their pursuit of the party nomination.
In other news, the goal line appeared in sight Tuesday for the health care debate in the U.S. Senate, and Republicans picked up another vote in the House after freshman Democrat Parker Griffith announced he is switching parties.
By Quinn Bowman
Republican Chris Christie is projected to defeat incumbent Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine in a hard-fought New Jersey contest, the Associated Press reported, marking the second key gubernatorial victory for the GOP Tuesday night.
By Quinn Bowman
The Republican Party trumpeted wins in both the New Jersey and Virginia gubernatorial elections Tuesday as signs of the party's resurgence just a year after Barack Obama and the Democrats dominated the 2008 elections.
Despite campaign promises to change the tone of politics in Washington, President Barack Obama finds Congress and the nation still split over a range of critical issues. Gwen Ifill and guests discuss the roots of the division.
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