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.
A lawsuit challenging the results of the Minnesota Senate race went to court Tuesday and the state impeachment trial of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich began. Amy Walter of the Hotline updates the stories as well as the latest on the…
By PBS NewsHour
The Illinois House voted overwhelmingly Friday to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich, an action that sets up a Senate trial on whether he should be thrown out of office for allegedly trying to sell President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat.
Political news took a dramatic turn this week with the corruption charges levied against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Mark Shields and David Brooks mull the Blagojevich story and the debate over aid for automakers.
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.
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