U.S. Attorney General appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday to defend trying 9/11 suspects in New York. Kwame Holman has the story.
By Dave Gustafson
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il issued a "special pardon" to two jailed American journalists after meeting with former President Bill Clinton, North Korea's official news agency reported.
The tone of President Obama's response to the disputed Iranian election has drawn fire from some on Capitol Hill. Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., assess the U.S. response to the protests.
The Senate debated legislation Wednesday that would regulate troop deployments in Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the debate and what it means for U.S. military.
The Senate is considering amendments that would set a deadline for withdrawing troops from Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the debate.
President Bush unveiled a new Iraq plan on Wednesday night, which includes an increase in U.S. military presence by more than 20,000 troops. Senators Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., debate the president's proposal and how Congress should respond.
Congress is moving forward on a legislative solution to the immigration debate. The Republican-controlled Senate is on the verge of passing the most ambitious immigration reform bill in two decades.
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