Judy Woodruff talks to two Illinois senators -- Democrat and majority whip Dick Durbin and newly-elected Republican Mark Kirk -- on why they will be seated together in a show of bipartisanship during the president's speech.
A panel of judges ruled Monday that former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's name cannot be included on the ballot for Chicago's mayoral race because he did not meet residency requirements in the two years leading up to…
In other news Tuesday, heavy snow blanketed the upper Midwest, claiming at least 14 lives, snarling air travel and tearing a hole in the roof of the Metrodome, home to the Minnesota Vikings. Also, Swedish police say a suicide bomber…
The Writers' Theatre, a small venue housed in the Glencoe (Ill.) Woman's Library Club, has garnered big accolades over the last decade for its varied programs mixing original works with fresh looks at classic stories.
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.
Accused Wall Street investor Bernard Madoff may not have bought securities for customers in 13 years, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for pragmatic diplomacy in China.
Ethical concerns are mounting over new revelations that Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill., was asked to raise money for impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich. NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW in Chicago gives an update.
In the day's other news headlines, California lawmakers failed to resolve the state's budget crisis, and Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill., denied any dishonesty over his contacts with ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks consider the Republican National Committee's selection of a new chairman and Illinois politics following the impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
The Illinois state Senate officially removed Gov. Rod Blagojevich from office over the fallout from a corruption scandal and stocks fell sharply on another day of bleak economic news. Jim Lehrer recaps the day's other news headlines.
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