In other news Tuesday, Gen. Stanley McChrystal made a televised apology to the Afghan people for an airstrike that killed civilians. Also, Turkish prosecutors questioned top military officers over an alleged plot to overthrow the government in 2003.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the past week, including the state of partisan politics in Washington, the issues driving voter anger, and what President Obama's slipping approval rating means for his legislative…
Gwen Ifill speaks with experts about the Senate races in Delaware and Illinois, where Democrats are losing ground and Republicans are gaining in the polls.
In other news, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized for making controversial remarks regarding President Obama's race in 2008, and three U.S. troops were killed in Afghanistan following a firefight with militants in the south.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the next steps for health care reform legislation and look back on the year in politics in 2009, including President Obama's first year in the White House.
In a landmark vote Thursday, the U.S. Senate voted 60-39 to approve an overhaul to the nation's health care system. Judy Woodruff examines the negotiations ahead to reconcile Senate and House versions of the bill, and what the measures might…
In an exclusive interview with Jim Lehrer, President Obama says despite Republican opposition and backlash from some members of his own party, he is '95 percent' satisfied with the Senate's health care reform bill set for another vote on Thursday.
In other news, the goal line appeared in sight Tuesday for the health care debate in the U.S. Senate, and Republicans picked up another vote in the House after freshman Democrat Parker Griffith announced he is switching parties.
With Senate Democrats on the cusp of passing the most sweeping overhaul of the nation's health care system in a generation, Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina speak with Gwen Ifill about the merits…
With a 60-40 test vote early Monday morning to shut down a Republican filibuster, Senate Democrats moved closer to passing the broadest overhaul of the nation's health care system in a generation. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
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