Following President Obama’s nomination of chief D.C. Circuit appeals judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, Judy Woodruff turns to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal and former Solicitor General Seth Waxman for more on the unique situation. Also,…
Justice Antonin Scalia’s death has unleashed a contentious political battle over the future of the Supreme Court. While President Obama has made clear he will nominate a candidate, most Senate Republicans say he shouldn't. Judy Woodruff talks to the two…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Republican senators are confronting an unsettling possibility: Sen. Ted Cruz, their least favorite colleague, stands within reach of becoming the party's presidential nominee and standard-bearer.
Is Washington transparent? Certainly not. Are all lawmakers friends, even within their own parties? No way. So it helps to have a glossary when you listen to them speak.
Supporters of a proposed trade pact with Asia ran into a roadblock Tuesday when a test vote on giving President Obama fast-track authority failed in the Senate. Judy Woodruff talks to Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, a co-sponsor of…
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Welcome to the 114th Congress. Both the House and Senate, which will have a new majority leader in Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, will gavel in for the new Congress at noon today. The chambers each begin with a prayer, but…
Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Orrin Hatch discuss the president's compromise on health care.
Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee said Thursday that chairman Max Baucus' health care reform bill is "riddled" with new taxes on the middle class, violating President Obama's campaign pledge.
Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks are joined by historian Ellen Fitzpatrick and health care advocate Ron Pollack to discuss Kennedy's political legacy.
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch speaks with Judy Woodruff about Sen. Kennedy's life, legacy, battle with brain cancer and their unlikely friendship.
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