With the Senate poised to act on the renewed nuclear arms treaty between the U.S. and Russia, Jim Lehrer talks to two key senators, Democrat Dianne Feinstein of California and Arizona Republican Jon Kyl.
Senate Democrats are calling for a special counsel for investigation into the testimony of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. The NewsHour reports on the counsel, designed to look into perjury charges brought against Gonzales.
Senate Republicans moved to block the no-confidence vote on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales proposed by Democrats. The NewsHour reports on what the resolution means for the White House.
Debate began Tuesday on a constitutional amendment banning the desecration of the U.S. flag. The amendment is heading towards its best chance at passage in 15 years, as the Senate prepares to vote later this week.
The Senate passed a ban today on a controversial method for late-term abortions. Kwame Holman provides details of the disputed bill.
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