The November midterm elections brought a major power shift in Congress, with both the Senate and the House of Representatives switching control from the Republicans to the Democrats. Four former congressmen discuss what the new political landscape means for the…
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the leadership elections in Congress including Speaker of the House-elect Nancy Pelosi's support for Rep. John Murtha for House majority leader as well as the possible landscape for the 2008 Presidential campaign.
House Democrats elected Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., as majority leader over Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., and formally nominated Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., as House speaker. Two lawmakers discuss the election results and plans for the upcoming Congress.
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld resigned Wednesday, a day after Democrats won control of the House and several more Senate seats. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the election, Rumsfeld's resignation and expectations for the next Congress.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., set to become the first female Speaker of the House in January, discusses the recent election, possible changes in Iraq policy, Rumsfeld's resignation and working with President Bush.
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.
The Republican and Democratic parties voted for their new leaders Thursday. The Democrats elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D. Calif.) to be the new House Minority Leader. Pelosi is the first woman chosen to lead her party in the Congress.
U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California may have secured victory on Friday in her bid to become the top Democratic leader in the U.S. House.
A talk with the new Democratic whip of the House and the highest ranking woman in Congressional history.
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