Vice President Joe Biden spent this Independence Day weekend in Baghdad meeting with Iraqi leaders, urging for the formation of a new government as a post-election stalemate continues after almost four months.
Violence in Kyrgyzstan continues as Uzbekistan closed its borders, leaving refugees on the run. Margaret Warner talks to guests about the political and humanitarian ramifications of the continuing ethnic bloodshed.
Judy Woodruff takes a look at how the millennial generation -- people born after 1980 -- fits into the current political and economic spectrum. The Pew Center's Paul Taylor and Amanda Lenhart discuss their new report.
Starting with a divisive presidential election and ending with the rancorous debate over health care reform, Gwen Ifill and political analysts look back at the highs and lows of the decade's politics.
Without mid-term congressional races or a presidential election, the 2009 special election season has been dominated by a few key local races, which have attracted national headlines nonetheless.
The question of race has simmered on the back burner of the national debate over President Obama's policy agenda. Gwen Ifill talks to columnists and academics about the role of race in the current political climate.
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, known as the "liberal lion of the Senate," and the last surviving brother of a fabled political dynasty, died late Tuesday at his home in Cape Cod after a year-long struggle with a malignant brain tumor.
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Capping days of political mystery surrounding his whereabouts, Gov. Mark Sanford admitted Wednesday he's been having an affair with a woman he visited on a trip to Argentina and said he'll resign as head of the Republican Governors Association.
Rifts within the Republican Party have activists worried that infighting may hurt efforts by the GOP to rebuild following the 2008 election. Political analysts mull the effects of recent clashes among party leaders.
As South Africans cast ballots Wednesday in a parliamentary election that will determine a new president, forecasts show the ruling party's Jacob Zuma is likely to win. NPR's Charlayne Hunter-Gault describes the challenges that will confront the nation's new leader,…
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