House Republicans are planning to offer their own 230-page health care reform bill during the House floor debate as an alternative to Democratic leaders' plan.
Columnists David Brooks and Mark Shields review the week's news, including the coming Afghan runoff and the war of words between the White House and Fox News.
A key component of President Obama's health reform overhaul faces a vote next week in the Senate Finance Committee after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office gave it an upbeat assessment.
Rifts within the Republican Party have activists worried that infighting may hurt efforts by the GOP to rebuild following the 2008 election. Political analysts mull the effects of recent clashes among party leaders.
Kwame Holman reports on a small group of Congressional GOP moderates as they craft their message and next moves during a difficult time for their party.
Long-time GOP Sen. Arlen Specter said Tuesday he will switch parties and join the Democrats, bringing the party within one seat of a 60-vote filibuster-proof majority. Political reporters assess the news.
New questions are surfacing over the future of the Republican Party amid a public dispute between GOP National Committee Chairman Michael Steele and conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. Political analysts assess what's next for the GOP.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Republican National Committee members selected former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele as their first black national chairman after a lengthy voting process Friday, marking what Steele dubbed "the dawn of a new party."…
After a historic 2008 presidential election, the Republican Party is facing new questions on how it should shape its agenda in the years to come. The co-authors of "Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save…
Republican governors from around the country met Thursday to discuss broadening the party's base and its plans on education, energy and the environment. Govs. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Mark Sanford of South Carolina offer their views.
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