Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson delivered a speech to the Republican convention Tuesday in which he sought to outline Sen. John McCain's case for the presidency while praising his character and judgment. Following is text of his speech.
Republican presidential candidates went toe-to-toe with one another in Wednesday night's CNN-YouTube debate with field front-runners Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani trading sharp words on immigration policy. Kwame Holman looks at the Florida debate's highlights.
GOP candidates vying for their party's nomination met Sunday for a debate in Florida, where they promoted their conservative credentials and took aim at the record of Democratic hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton. Political reporters assess the Republicans' performance.
Among the week's news, former Vice President Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize for his climate change work and former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., debuted in his first presidential debate. Analysts David Brooks and E.J. Dionne discuss the week's…
GOP presidential hopefuls gathered in Michigan Tuesday for a debate centering on economic issues, the first such appearance for newcomer former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn. Political reporters assess how the candidates fared in the forum.
Lawmakers lashed out over secret memos on interrogation tactics, and presidential hopefuls reported fund raising figures this week. NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss these issues and other political news of the week.
While Washington anticipates a status report on Iraq from Gen. David Petraeus, a series of previous reports revealed problems with the Iraqi police and government progress on benchmarks. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's news.
While his rivals for the Republican Party nomination debated Iraq and immigration in New Hampshire Wednesday night, former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson made his entry into the presidential race official from talk show host Jay Leno's couch.
Republican Fred Thompson's unofficial campaign for president has gotten considerable attention as he works to garner support. A political reporter talks about Thompson's likely run and how it might affect the overall race.
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