Arizona, Alaska and Florida are among the states to have the latest round of pre-midterm primaries. Political Editor David Chalian assesses the winners, losers and surprises of the night.
Members of a Chicago jury told a judge they are deadlocked on some decisions in the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Also in Iraq, eight soldiers were killed after insurgents lured them into a trap by using…
A Federal judge blocked several key provisions in Arizona's Immigration Law that goes into effect Thursday. Gwen Ifil gets both sides on today's ruling.
In other news Wednesday, a roadside bomb killed at least 25 passengers and wounded 20 others when it hit a bus in southern Afghanistan. Also, due to furloughs, California state workers will be forced to take an extra three unpaid…
As drug gang violence continues to grip Mexico, Ray Suarez talks with a Los Angeles Times reporter about what has fueling the violence and how it will impact the upcoming state and local elections.
Four states held primaries and runoffs on Tuesday, with outcomes that could foreshadow an anti-incumbent backlash by voters in November's general election. Judy Woodruff has an update on those contests.
Tensions mount in California's multi-million dollar Republican primary race for California governor, where over $90 million has already been spent on campaigns. Gwen Ifill reports on the contentious and expensive contest.
In a weak economy, many states, cities and towns may be facing billions of dollars in pension liabilities that are currently underfunded. Spencer Michels reports from California on that state's pension challenge.
By Quinn Bowman
Republican Chris Christie is projected to defeat incumbent Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine in a hard-fought New Jersey contest, the Associated Press reported, marking the second key gubernatorial victory for the GOP Tuesday night.
As speculation swirls about which politicians will vie for the first open Massachusetts Senate seat in 25 years, the process of determining a successor for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy will hinge on the actions of the state Legislature.
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