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The NewsHour's Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman provides a report on what Congress will accomplish before they adjourn to campaign, as well as what issues may be put on hold.
Despite flagging public opinion of the war in Iraq, Rep. Randy Kuhl, R-N.Y., unwavers in his support for the administration. His Democratic challenger Eric Massa opposes the war and is banking on support from voters fed up with the president's…
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reacts to the announcement that President Bush and Senate Republicans reached a compromise Thursday on handling terror suspects. The deal reportedly defines what forms of interrogation constitute illegal torture.
With Republicans fighting to retain their 10-seat advantage in the Senate, Democrats are campaigning to pick up the six seats they need in November's elections to win a majority. Analysts focus on two key Senate races in Virginia and Tennessee.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., discusses the midterm elections and President Bush's latest push to pass legislation on military tribunals after former Secretary of State Colin Powell joined several key Republican senators opposed to the president's plan.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., discusses Republican accusations that Democrats are emboldening terrorists, the war in Iraq and what Tuesday's primary results suggest about his party's chances of taking back the House or Senate in November.
Lawmakers return to Washington this week after a month-long recess to focus on an agenda that includes increases in spending for defense and homeland security.
President Bush has begun a series of speeches to boost support for the war on terrorism. A Democrat and Republican debate U.S. foreign policy and its impacts on mid-term elections.
Democratic Senate candidate Claire McCaskill is hoping that support for embryonic stem cell research will be the key to ousting incumbent Republican Senator Jim Talent in Missouri's midterm elections. A special NewsHour series of election year reports - Choices '06…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In the week before Labor Day's traditional fall campaign kickoff, Ohio governor's race has been anything but static.
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