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.
As California continues to struggle over budget gaps, Spencer Michels measures the likely effects of funding cuts on the state's overcrowded prisons.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced she's resigning later this month, instead of seeking re-election next year.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks examine developments in the landmark climate change legislation before Congress, as well as the fallout from S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford's admission to an extramarital affair.
Spencer Michels reports on California's struggles to address a $24 billion shortfall in the state budget, which lawmakers say puts the state in danger of running out of money.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks assess the chances for health care reform to clear Congress this year, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's role in the GOP and the significance of the Virginia governor's race.
In California, voters are weighing in Tuesday on ballot measures related to the state's budget difficulties. Spencer Michels reports.
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