The Senate Judiciary committee voted 13-6 Tuesday to recommend that the full Senate approve Solicitor General Elena Kagan to be the next Supreme Court justice. The vote was along party lines with one exception -- South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham…
President Barack Obama called on Congress to move forward with immigration reform legislation, in part as a response to Arizona's new immigration law. Judy Woodruff talks with two reporters about the likelihood of reform.
As crews continue attempts to cap a leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, Judy Woodruff gets two points of view on the future for offshore drilling in the U.S. from Kert Davies of Greenpeace and Sara Banaszak of…
With Senate Democrats on the cusp of passing the most sweeping overhaul of the nation's health care system in a generation, Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina speak with Gwen Ifill about the merits…
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.
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