The Democratic Party faced a tough week in Congress over party divisions over abortion language in health care reform legislation and ethical inquiries in the Empire State. Ray Suarez reports.
Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning managed to single-handledly delay an extension of jobless benefits, ever as some of his Republican colleagues spoke out in opposition. Gwen Ifill talks to a Louisville Courier-Journal reporter for insight on the story.
As Democrats prepare to move ahead with health reform, Kwame Holman offers a primer on how they may use Senate rules to advance the legislation without Republican support.
President Barack Obama clashed with Republicans over the merits of health care reform legislation during a televised summit Thursday. Judy Woodruff talks to health and policy reporters about whether the summit will move health legislation forward.
President Barack Obama convened a televised summit on health care reform legislation Thursday. Judy Woodruff reports.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the past week, including Sen. Evan Bayh's decision not to seek re-election and the role of the CPAC summit in selecting the GOP's national candidates.
As voter polls continue to show a rising tide of resentment for congressional incumbents, Indiana's Evan Bayh became the latest official to announce he will not seek re-election. Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg Political Report and The Hotline's Amy Walter…
President Barack Obama's approval rating has steadied near 49 percent after dropping for much of this year, according to new voter polls released Friday. Both parties are working to address public frustration over partisan gridlock in Congress as the fall's…
The White House Thursday released its annual report on the economy, predicting an average of 95,000 jobs will be created each month this year. A top White House economic adviser discusses the findings.
In other news Tuesday, President Obama issued another challenge to Republicans in Congress to cooperate on a host of issues, and also warned Iran over its nuclear program.
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