The Senate, embroiled in debate over the President's plan to increase troops in Iraq, is expected to vote Monday on a non-binding resolution opposing the President's plan. A congressional reporter analyzes the situation.
The Democrats held a razor-thin majority of 50-49 Thursday as the 110th Senate convened, while Sen. Tim Johnson is still in critical but stable condition after heart surgery in December. The NewsHour reports on the Senate's opening day and the…
The November midterm elections brought a major power shift in Congress, with both the Senate and the House of Representatives switching control from the Republicans to the Democrats. Four former congressmen discuss what the new political landscape means for the…
Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., was in critical condition Thursday, following brain surgery. His medical condition has raised questions about the fate of the new Senate majority in Congress and the possible political impact of the Senator's illness.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., discusses Republican accusations that Democrats are emboldening terrorists, the war in Iraq and what Tuesday's primary results suggest about his party's chances of taking back the House or Senate in November.
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