In President Obama's latest attempt to boost the economy, he plans to propose allowing businesses to write off new capital investments through 2011. However, new polls paint a grim picture for him and congressional Democrats. Political editor David Chalian examines…
President Obama spent Labor Day in the Midwest and introduced a new $50 billion infrastructure proposal that he says will create new jobs. Jeffrey Brown has more.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson, sitting in for David Brooks, analyze the week's top news stories, including voters' ongoing economic concerns headed into the midterm elections and the White House taking on "the professional left."…
As voters cast ballots in Colorado's primary, politics-watchers will be keeping an eye out for signs of what might be to come in November's midterm elections. Gwen Ifill speaks with Dan Balz, national political reporter for The Washington Post, about…
Comments by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs about congressional Democrats' stakes in the midterm elections exposed some intraparty rifts this week. Kwame Holman reports on the Democratic tension as the fall elections draw closer.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the top political stories, including the handling of the U.S.-Russia spy swap and the role of issues like the economy and immigration in the midterm elections.
Voters on both sides of the aisle are preparing to cast ballots in Kentucky's two Senate primary contests. Jim Lehrer talks to reporter Joseph Gerth of the Louisville Courier-Journal for a look ahead at Tuesday's election.
Judy Woodruff reports from Pennsylvania about the Democratic primary, where former Republican Sen. Arlen Specter is in a fight for survival as a long-shot candidate gains ground on the incumbent senator.
As part of a look at how both political parties are connecting with constituents on the Web, Ray Suarez reports on how Republicans and their allies are looking to harness new media in advance of this year's elections.
Judy Woodruff wraps up a week of reporting from Tampa on public views of government with a look at the rise of the political right in Florida and an unexpectedly competitive race for a U.S. Senate seat.
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