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In what is becoming one of this cycle's most competitive Senate races, Republican Chattanooga Mayor Bob Corker and Rep. Harold Ford, D-Tenn., remain neck and neck to replace retiring Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the Tennessee Senate race, other competitive midterm election matchups, and the political implications of the scandal over Rep. Mark Foley's involvement with young male pages.
One week after Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned over explicit messages to a congressional page, the House ethics committee has launched an investigation into how the leadership handled the matter.
In an hour-long speech Tuesday, British Prime Minister Tony Blair addressed the Labour Party for the last time, admitting it will be "hard to let go" when he steps down as leader next year. He also pledged to help unify…
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani responds to a leaked U.S. intelligence report that says the Iraqi war is increasing the threat of terrorism. He also discusses security in Baghdad and the future of Iraqi politics.
With Republicans fighting to retain their 10-seat advantage in the Senate, Democrats are campaigning to pick up the six seats they need in November's elections to win a majority. Analysts focus on two key Senate races in Virginia and Tennessee.
A top Mexican court certified Felipe Calderon as the new president of Mexico Tuesday, two months after the election, rejecting allegations of fraud. His challenger Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has vowed to ignore the court's decision. Analysts discuss the disputed…
Polls that once pegged Ned Lamont as a long-shot in Connecticut's Democratic primary for Senate, now have the first-time candidate ahead of incumbent Sen. Joseph Lieberman going into Tuesday's vote. But, as Gwen Ifill reported Monday, the race is far…
By PBS NewsHour
Dogged by a federal corruption investigation, Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, announced Monday he was abandoning his re-election campaign for his family's sake.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing for its first free elections since independence in 1960. On Sunday, 33 candidates will be vying for the presidency and another 9,000 for the 500-seat parliament.
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