Cabinet Shuffle: Obama Taps REI Executive Sally Jewell for Interior Secretary…
As the Gulf oil leak continues, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Admiral Thad Allen, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, for the latest on the spreading contamination and what the government and BP are doing to contain and halt the leak.
The Obama administration has approved plans to build the nation's first offshore wind farm near the coast of Massachusetts' Cape Cod. Gwen Ifill reports about the alternative energy deal, nine years in the making.
Jeffrey Brown gets two views on how President Obama's new plan for coastal oil and gas drilling could affect U.S. energy policy and the environment from Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he wants federal agencies to resume full scientific reviews of projects that could harm endangered wildlife and plants.
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.
The U.S. Senate opened debate Monday on a new immigration bill that has already faced criticism from both political parties. Two immigration policy analysts discuss provisions related to the path to citizenship.
Colorado voters elected Democratic state Attorney General Ken Salazar to the U.S. Senate by a slim margin of 50 percent of the vote with 90 percent of precincts reporting, the Associated Press projected.
Colorado Senate candidates Republican Pete Coors and Democrat Ken Salazar faced off in two debates Saturday and Sunday, outlining their positions on Iraq, the economy and gay marriage.
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