Brazil, South America's largest nation, is facing its worst recession in decades, the Zika crisis and the upcoming Olympic games. Now add to that political upheaval, after an overwhelming vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff amid a corruption scandal. Guillermo…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The papers include lists of talking points, questions prepared for media interviews and efforts to defend the president against impeachment, part of 10,000 pages of records being released from the Clinton administration. The documents did not appear to reveal any…
A Look Back at the Senate Watergate Hearings…
After 27 years of witnessing significant legal proceedings, courtroom sketch artist William Hennessy said he now considers himself a journalist as well.
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.
Embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been convicted at his impeachment trial by the state Senate and removed from office. He becomes the first U.S. governor in more than 20 years to be removed by impeachment.
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.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In his first public comments since his arrest last week on charge of corruption, embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Friday he will be vindicated and has no intention of letting what he called a "political lynch mob" force him…
Lawmakers are still grappling with how to fill the open Senate seat of President-elect Barack Obama, while Obama's latest selections to his Cabinet will create more high-level vacancies. Stuart Rothenberg gives an update on how the seats might be filled.
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