NewsHour senior correspondent Gwen Ifill spoke about the corruption charges surrounding Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, including the accusation that he tried to auction off the Senate seat formerly held by President-elect Barack Obama.
By PBS NewsHour
A day after his arrest on a wide-ranging set of corruption charges, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich headed back to work Wednesday as President-elect Barack Obama issued a call for him to resign.
Officials arrested Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Tuesday on allegations of soliciting bribes for President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat and other claims. Reporters detail the charges.
President-elect Barack Obama met with state leaders at the National Governors Association conference Tuesday to help shape an economic recovery plan. A panel of governors describes how states are handling the financial downturn.
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.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Rain in the battleground states of Virginia and North Carolina caused problems at some polling booths, and long lines discouraged some voters in Missouri, but for the most part, Americans persevered to vote in this historic presidential election.
Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin defended their running mates and sparred over tax policy, the war in Iraq and other issues during Thursday night's vice presidential debate. Political analysts and historians discuss the candidates' performances.
Vice presidential candidates Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin will face off Thursday in their only debate -- a meeting political-watchers say could earn record levels of viewership. Reporters who have been covering Biden and Palin offer insight.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The rematch for the governor's office in Washington between Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire and Republican challenger Dino Rossi is turning out to be very, very close -- again. Just weeks before Election Day, polls show the candidates virtually tied.
As new coverage surfaces on the little-known vice presidential candidate, the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff discusses her background, accomplishments and stance on critical issues with a delegate from Alaska.
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