Two days after voters went to the polls and handed hair's breadth wins to their opponents, Republican Sens. George Allen of Virginia and Conrad Burns of Montana conceded defeat.
Although parties have eyed this year's midterm elections with increasing sobriety, comedians and entertainers have found plenty to laugh at through the scandals, Sen. John Kerry's "botched joke" and the smear ads. Jeffrey Brown reports on the lighter side of…
The Tennessee Senate race between Democrat Harold Ford Jr. and Republican Bob Corker has taken a nasty turn through negative ads and unplanned confrontations between the candidates. Two editors discuss the race.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The final weeks of the House race in Connecticut's 4th District have seen an increase in partisan vitriol but only a slight shift in polling numbers.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review Editor Rich Lowry discuss the role that negative campaign ads, violence in Iraq and the New Jersey gay marriage ruling will play in the Nov. 7 midterm elections.
With the midterm election approaching and control of Congress at stake, bitterly-fought campaigns have led to a number of controversial negative ads making the news. Analysts discuss the impact of charges of emotional pandering, financial chicanery and loose morals.
By PBS NewsHour
High-profile appearances and low-blow campaigning play prominently in Pennsylvania's 8th District where Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick is trying to defend his seat from political newcomer Patrick Murphy.
The NewsHour met hundreds of voters along the campaign trail who have expressed an array of opinions on the critical issues that will decide the election. Gwen Ifill sat down with eight likely voters to discuss the war, security, the…
President Bush signed a bill to build 700 miles of fence along the U.S. border with Mexico. Experts debate the controversial immigration policy.
Even before the first ballot is cast, dozens of political polls will have tried to predict the outcome of this closely fought midterm election. Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center, reports on his own survey and some of the…
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