Tuesday's primary elections in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Arkansas ended with a veteran Senator out of the race, another forced into a runoff and a third facing a Tea Party outsider. Jim Lehrer reports on what these primaries mean for the…
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.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the tough Senate race in Pennsylvania and the president's nomination of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court.
American Colleen LaRose, the self-proclaimed "Jihad Jane," faces terror charges for trying to murder a Swedish artist for his depiction of the prophet Muhammad. Gwen Ifill talks to a reporter about the threat of domestic terrorism.
At the end of an especially eventful August recess, Jeffrey Brown speaks with reporters and analysts from around the nation about how the economy and health care debates are shaping up.
Long-time GOP Sen. Arlen Specter said Tuesday he will switch parties and join the Democrats, bringing the party within one seat of a 60-vote filibuster-proof majority. Political reporters assess the news.
The Geisinger hospital system in Pennsylvania has developed a new approach to health care management, including a 90-day "warranty" on certain procedures. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
Presidential hopefuls Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Barack Obama, D-Ill., delivered closing arguments Monday in closely contested states such as Ohio. Judy Woodruff reports on their final efforts.
As the NewsHour airs a series of reports on the country's ailing infrastructure, produced in collaboration with WNET New York, senior NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez spoke with Steve Goldbloom about his experiences examining the issue. "We're getting wakeup calls from…
As the economic crisis continues, a similar crisis looms in the country's aging infrastructure. In the first of a series of reports, Ray Suarez takes a look at Pennsylvania's bridge problem and how it may impact future economic recovery efforts.
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