Judy Woodruff reports from Pennsylvania about the Democratic primary, where former Republican Sen. Arlen Specter is in a fight for survival as a long-shot candidate gains ground on the incumbent senator.
As part of a look at how both political parties are connecting with constituents on the Web, Ray Suarez reports on how Republicans and their allies are looking to harness new media in advance of this year's elections.
In other news Thursday, debate began on a financial reform bill in the Senate after Republicans allowed the measure to move forward, and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced he will leave the Republican Party to run for the Senate as…
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.
Presidents Obama and Medvedev formalized a historic nuclear arms pact to slash nuclear arsenals, possibly ushering in a new era of relations between the U.S. and Cold War enemy Russia. Jim Lehrer has more on the sweeping arms deal.
After Sunday's historic vote on health care reforms in the House, Jim Lehrer talks to Speaker Nancy Pelosi about finding enough votes to pass President Obama's signature domestic issue.
President Barack Obama signed the landmark health care reform bill into law today, as the Senate began debate on its companion measure. Jim Lehrer talks to Arizona Republican Jon Kyl about efforts to stall the final stage of health care's…
House Democrats continued the hunt for the 216 votes needed to pass the health care reform bill. Gwen Ifill talks to a health care reporter about how lawmakers may maneuver to push the legislation over the finish line.
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.
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