In the second of two reports on the implications of the new health care law, Betty Ann Bowser reports from Virginia as Rep. Tom Perriello meets with constituents.
Columnists David Brooks and Ruth Marcus sort through the top political stories of the week, including the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and the announcement by Rep. Bart Stupak of Michigan that he will not seek re-election.
In the first of two reports on the implications of the new health reform law for members of Congress this election season, Spencer Michels reports from California on how Republican challengers are making reform a key issue ahead of November.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the passage of health care reform and how it may shape the political landscape looking toward the midterm elections.
California Republicans are already gearing up for the 2010 Senate primary, as three candidates look toward an opportunity to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in the fall. Spencer Michels reports on their pursuit of the party nomination.
President Barack Obama touted the one-year-old stimulus legislation for continuing to create jobs, even as many Americans question the potency of the recovery. Jeffrey Brown speaks with John Cochrane of the University of Chicago and Lawrence Mishel, president of the…
As voter polls continue to show a rising tide of resentment for congressional incumbents, Indiana's Evan Bayh became the latest official to announce he will not seek re-election. Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg Political Report and The Hotline's Amy Walter…
Several Republican moderates won't be rejoining Congress next session after November's midterm elections. NewsHour correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the election casualties.
By PBS NewsHour
The day after the midterm elections, results continued to roll in giving Democrats more House seats and putting them in the majority. A handful of other races remained too close to call…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In one of the nation's most closely watched races, 10-term Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Conn., edged past former Westport First Selectwoman Diane Farrell, D-Conn., to win Connecticut's 4th District.
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