Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week in politics, including the indictment of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, Sen. John McCain's campaign ads and Sen. Hillary Clinton's future role in the Democratic Party.
New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer announced Wednesday he would resign from office, after being linked to a prostitution ring on Monday. Spitzer cited "private failings" for his resignation. Legal experts examine the federal investigation that led to Spitzer's downfall.
Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., was indicted Monday on charges including bribery and racketeering. The NewsHour talks with a congressional reporter about the case and Jefferson's future.
Eight people, including four U.S. residents, were charged in a 50-count indictment with supporting, financing and relaying messages for a Palestinian militant group blamed for the deaths of more than 100 people in and around Israel.
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