Gen. James Clapper, the nominee to become the nation's fourth director of national intelligence, faced a grilling by lawmakers Tuesday. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Philip Zelikow, executive director of the 9/11 Commission, and former White House counter-terrorism official Richard Clarke…
BP CEO Tony Hayward faced criticism Thursday from both parties at a U.S. House hearing over his company's Gulf disaster response and business practices. Jim Lehrer recaps the developments on Capitol Hill as oil continues to leak into the Gulf…
As Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor wrapped up her final day of testimony, even some critics voiced praise for her judicial record.
With Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's testimony complete, analysts Marcia Coyle and Tom Goldstein join Judy Woodruff to examine how the judge fared in the spotlight.
In a second, tense day of Senate testimony, Judge Sonia Sotomayor defended her past remarks about race while seeking to elaborate on her judicial philosophy. Kwame Holman recaps the day's events.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor faced questions on past rulings and statements during her second day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tuesday. Legal analysts examine her responses.
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Sonia Sotomayor delivered her opening statement to lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday as they evaulate her nomination to the Supreme Court. The text of her remarks is as prepared for delivery and released by the White House.
Analysts take a closer look at the deeper, long-term effects of General Motors' bankruptcy filing.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor met with key lawmakers Tuesday to explain her record and make her case for confirmation. The Hotline's Amy Walter offers insight.
After a report on Wednesday's Senate hearings on CIA interrogation tactics, Gwen Ifill talks to Attorney General Eric Holder about his perspective on the debate over the use of torture on detainees and other political matters as part of a…
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